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Using Artwork
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Publication Design IdeastabDesign Element Ideas

black and white clip art/art work example: will work for genealogy, man with sandwitch board

3-D diamond clip art/artwork example           push pin/thumb tack clip art/artwork example
Simple artwork or clip art adds an extra dimension to any book. It can also serve as great filler for white space that may appear at the bottom of a page or end of a chapter. 

Sometimes overlooked, good font choices can add almost as much to a book project as clipart. There are font/typeface books and CD combos you can purchase that give unrestricted license for your work. Old books, periodicals and catalogs may be either public domain or under expired Copyright as well, that are resources for drop caps and initials. Sources of downloadable (copyright free or with permission) fonts abound online.

Clip art example: nearly art deco decoration divider line artwork - black and white

Artwork may be supplied by the author and should be clear, dark and preferably sized for the space in which it will appear. Should you possess an artistic talent or have relatives or friends that do, you may wish to include these.

Click here for a great example of using both clip art and display fonts.

clip art example: scroll heart artworkIf artwork is not sized or one feels that it is questionable, do not affix to your manuscript. Identify the artwork, as well as the area in which it is to appear and place it in the top of your manuscript box.

Perhaps you would prefer to have one of our illustrators handle your artwork. We offer artwork custom designed for your book, in an average price range of $2.00 to $25.00, per piece. Should you wish to include numerous Civil War Cannon black and white clip  art/artwork samplepieces, a special quotation will be offered after consultation. In-depth work and full cover artwork also requires special quotation.

We now offer FREE - black/white document reversal.
We will change reverse documents to standard documents.

horse and cart clip art/artwork example

Clip art can be found in a variety of places. However, since you are publishing a book that you will probably be charging money for, you must be careful about Copyrighted work. More information about Copyright can be found at http://www.copyright.gov. Sources of clipart abound online and you can write the webmaster/publisher for permission if they are not listed as copyright free. There are clip art books and CD combos you can purchase that have unrestricted work. Old books, periodicals and catalogs may be either public domain or have expired Copyright as well.

Format Example: Color graphic for book designConsider using artwork and graphic elements to enhance your overall book design. This can be done in black and white or color. Please note the example to the right of A Witch With No Name, by Rachel Harrison (Harper Voyager, multiple editions). This photo shown as design example only - no Copyright infringement intended. The title page image (behind) carries the color graphic and display font carried through the chapter headers (front) - note the drop cap does not use display font (for readability).

cabin in the forrest black and white clip art sample
FREE - black/white document reversal.
We will change reverse documents to standard documents.

Tarheel Conncection - full color artwork book cover sample

For For more suggestions on this subject and more, order our book:
wholesale price eligible G550-$20.00 WRITING Family History Or Genealogy For Pleasure and Profit Complete Edition, by Gregath Company, Inc., 2015. ISBN: 0-944619-00-2, 8½x11", softbound book, 126 pages, suggestions & examples of all facets of your project for the typist and/or computer user.
Also available on disk.

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