Photo Reference Books and CD-ROMs

Buddy Scalera is the leader in photo reference resources for aspiring and professional artists.

His educational books have been reprinted in multiple languages and are available worldwide. These books are used in classrooms and other educational settings because they include detailed, step-by-step tutorials on comic art creation.

Now, due to the magic of the Internet, his books are now available as ebooks. These affordable resources enable artists to take their art with them on their iPad and other mobile devices. Buddy is passionate about creating ebooks and loves that his books are available electronically at the click of a button.





NOTE: All covers link to detailed book-description pages on This is a kick-ass resource for comic book creators.

Aspiring artists and working pros have struggled for years to get photo reference that is relevant and useful. This is particularly true for comic book artists, who need dramatic lighting, action poses, and interesting foreshortening.

The Comic Artist's Photo Reference series by Buddy Scalera is the perfect resource for every artist who has spent hours on Google or in morgue files trying to find the right shot. Every picture is shot for the specific needs of comic and manga artists.

Each volume is a 144-page pose file book and CD-ROM package featuring 1100+ color photographs published through F+W’s IMPACT Books.