>I've noticed an unusually high amount of clip art on this stock photo site. Having drawn a few clip art images in my time, I thought I'd provide some valuable advice. Main takeaway: Before you start creating a masterful piece of clip art, you need to sit down to figure out its long term application. Here's why:
I was recently talking to a fellow illustrator who designed a computer wallpaper measuring 1920x1080. About a year after he posted it, he was contacted by a client who wanted to have a print version of the wallpaper—a print that was *6 times larger* than the original.
As most of you probably know, it's impossible to enlarge an image that much without seeing a drastic drop in quality. He finally agreed to do the job, but now he has to repaint the whole thing to make it look good.... [ Read more...