Clip art illustrates virtually every medium in the modern graphic arts. Whether paid or free, clip art has become the stock in trade of both amateur and professional desktop publishing. Originally, clip art received its name from the production process. Design teams would build scale models of a given layout as a "paste up"-that is, a larger version of the layout that would eventually be printed. The team photographed the paste up and used the negative to create the actual printing plate; however, previous to this, the paste up needed some pasting up. That is where the clip art came in.
Your memory books are only as good as your photos, so being able to take a good picture is a must in scrapbooking. Anyone wanting to find a free photography tutorial can do so by searching online. You'll be amazed at how much is available free if you look for it. These same classes offline very often start out at $50 or more for basic instruction.
All of these items can easily be created with artwork found online or on a computer. The average person should be able to locate all of the images needed to create such artwork in a few minutes and simply use Clipart to include them in their document.