Stocking Up on Design Resources

I think it’s safe to say that most designers cringe at the idea of using clip art in their work. When I think of clip art, I think back to the Intro to Computers class that I took in college where I was frequently forced to use clip art in my assignments. You may remember similar projects from your classes; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents cluttered with poorly drawn illustrations and hideous charts and graphs. My early experience with clip art soured me on the idea of using it in my design work. At the time, I believed that it was a crutch that somehow cheapened my work; and for years, I refused to it…

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Grant Friedman

Grant Friedman is a graphic design, blogger, and author. In addition to being the founder of this website, Grant is also the editor of Psdtuts, one of the world's most popular tutorial websites.

  • yeah right mircrosoft clip art! i remember that. things have moved on now though! loads of libraries of professional vector arts are available making it very easy to put graphics together quickly. havnt invested in any yet mind you! just a mater of time before people will giving them away in order to create more traffic to their website!
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