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Purposes of Clip Art

By Charles Hopkins Published 11/30/2007 | Arts and Culture
Most people reason out the lack of pictures and the lulling effect of thousands of words refrain them from reading books and other print materials.  Other may think otherwise, but in the time that we are living today, keeping ones focus entirely on one activity is becoming more and more difficult.  Our attention span can be very impatient and with the many distractions that man has invented, we are always seeking for something more interesting.

Clip Art

When writing reports, creating presentations and other similar activities we mostly like to keep things simple yet interesting.  With the help of clip art, making reports and presentations simple yet interesting is an easy task.  Clip art offers many types of visual enhancements for your documents and presentations.  With clip art, you are given the freedom and capability to transform and improve your documents and presentations.

More or less, hundreds of thousands of clip art options exist and are available to users all over the world.  Users can download clip art from the internet.  The most common sources of these downloadable clip art are Microsoft and other users who upload their own clip art for downloading.  Other users buy their clip art from computer shops that sell compilations of hundreds of clip art placed in storage devices such as CDs and DVDs.  For the gifted few, they create clip art of their own for either personal use or maybe for selling and usage of other users.

Uses of Clip Art

With clip art, users can arrange and fix their documents and presentations easily even with the addition of a few pictures from clip art.  Clip art images are equipped to follow certain commands that allow users to manipulate its size, shape, orientation, position, color, contrast, and more.  Clip art caters to what the user needs and how the user wants it.  Whatever it is that you are looking for, clip art has it.  Clip art images have been made in all sorts of sizes and shapes, colors and themes.

Taking a closer look, clip art is initially categorized in a number of main categories.  Most common of these categories are animals, plants, buildings, borders, people, flowers, frames, black and white, nature, landscapes, occasions, and more.  Almost everything under the sun has been made into clip art for your viewing pleasure and, of course, the enhancement of all electronic and printed material youll be using it for.