What you need to known before creating clip art


posted on 28th of november, 2011

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....

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Comments (3)

Posted by FabioConcetta on November 29, 2011
And 'a blog very helpful, congratulations!
Posted by Egomezta on November 28, 2011
Thanks for sharing... Great info.
Posted by Mariaam on November 28, 2011
Thanks for sharing the useful tips!



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