Vintage Tandem Bicycle Clipart
Modern clipart sprawls itself across the web, whether as decoration for a website or as actual web content. Image and graphics libraries seem to spring up as readily as weeds in the summer, ranging from lower-end groupings of images to high-quality, high-volume clipart libraries. Stock photography has also started to come into vogue as an alternative to clipart, which is usually illustrated by hand or computer. Of the several ways that clipart can be accessed, clipart in the public domain-where the creator has divested her or himself of all copyright and donated the art away-tends to be the most popular. An interesting problem arises, however, whenever clipart in the public domain is downloaded and edited. Technically, a person who edits clipart creates his or her own copyright for it. More and more, though, courts and laws are working to help facilitate the easy spread of clipart while preserving the rights of those who want to hold on to it. Generally, image copyright gets its lease royalty-free so that clipart users can tackle their project with one payment and no worries. Of course, free clipart still bounces around online and is often a viable alternative. All the way from pencils and paste ups to photos and desktop publishing, clipart makes its mark in the arts. 1. Colorization - there's a lot of great black and white clipart available. One of the best things about black and white clipart is that it's often easy to colorize. And if you've got a black and white image, colorizing it will make it uniquely your own. But how can you colorize clipart? Isn't that impossible? No, it's not. All you need is a program which allows you to edit graphics. So before you download clipart off the internet, you need to determine what kind you need. For the classroom and basic computer programs such as Word, you most likely just need to get royalty-free raster clipart. If you need to use a high tech computer and software with a vinyl cutter, laser, or CNC then you need a vector clipart graphic. Either way you should use royalty-free clipart to be legal for commercial and other activities.