Is there some software out there that will display a reference photo at thumbnail size in a stay-on-top window? I think I heard some artist mention using something like that whenever they do commissions, but I forget what it's called.
@kobi_lacroix not sure if I understood your use-case right, but a resizable frameless/windowless view is a feature you could find in e.g. #Nomacs image viewer
I just stick ref somewhere off the edge of my artboard. Maybe open a second window on the Illustrator document if I really find myself needing the ref a lot.
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