Inspirational imagery from creatives around the world.
Explore images from some of the industry's top talents.
See what's inspiring the Reference87 team.
Enjoy all the benefits of using Reference87. We need your email address to create an account (no credit card details required) and from there you are able to purchase single images, and bundle packs.
10 Downloads per month
Recommended for artists who use reference images daily and require a higher photo limit. Create an account and enjoy all the benefits of using Reference87, plus first access to artist packs, and limited edition offers - at a discounted rate. You will be kept in the loop about new images and upcoming promotions, tutorials etc. Artist bundle packs are not included in “Images per month” downloads.
20 Downloads per month
Includes everything from the ‘Professional’ membership but allows up to 5 users across different devices, plus:
Reference87 delivers an exciting new way to source reference material, coming up with unique images to incorporate into your design work – whether it be a compass, skull, or girl covered in blood – we’ve got you!
Our photographs are curated and taken by tattooists with body placement and structure in mind, meaning quality images tailored to your needs.
We understand the struggle of finding the perfect imagethat doesn’t quite fit, so we offer single ideas taken with multiple angles to ensure you find the right fit every time without having to compromise on your designs.
We are constantly on the hunt for creatives who share our vision of providing high quality, unique reference images to artists around the world.
If you’d like to become a part of the Reference87 community, contribute to our library and earn money while you’re at it - drop us a line!
Whether it's 3D scripting, wildlife, still life or studio photography as a contributor, you’ll earn 60% of what your images are sold for. So there's virtually no limit to your potential earnings.
While we welcome all submissions, it doesn't guarantee they will be accepted onto the site. We carefully select submitted images ourselves to make sure Reference87 is at the highest standard it can be at all times.
Got another question? You can find all of our contributor FAQ’s here.
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