Favorite Clip Art Books

by Fred Showker

Here is a collection of our favorite Dover books that provide countless opportunities for the illustrator, designer, painter, scrapbooker, crafts person, or anyone that uses legacy art in projects. Thanks to Dover publications, we also present these samples for your use. The books/CDs are very inexpensive and represent a rich archive of visual images and creative inspirations ... enjoy

Full-Color Holiday Vignettes CD-ROM & Book cover

- download samples from this splendid collection of over 300 appealing holiday images--all top-quality graphics from rare sources -- offers busy commercial artists, graphic designers, and craftworkers an inexhaustible supply of hearts, flowers, cupids, flags, eagles, pumpkins, black cats, witches, Easter eggs, Christmas trees and other festive motifs. Printed one side only with acid-free paper and ink.
BOOK and CD Full-Color Holiday Vignettes CD-ROM

Vintage Christmas Cards CD-ROM & Book cover

- download samples from this Electronic Clip Art Plus Paperback ... Lovers of Victoriana and old-time art will rejoice in this generous selection of 204 Christmas greetings. Reproduced from rare originals of the early 20th century, these colorful cards abound in ruddy-cheeked Santas, cherubic children, and watchful guardian angels. Their timeless holiday cheer will enhance any graphics project.
BOOK and CD Vintage Christmas Cards

Vintage Holiday Cuts CD-ROM & Book cover

- download samples from this 556 vintage spot illustrations celebrate Christmas, Halloween, the New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, the Fourth of July, and President's Day. Lovingly collected from rare publications of the 1920s and 1930s, this incomparable collection of royalty-free decorative cuts will beautifully enhance flyers, invitations, greeting cards, scrapbooks, website designs, and so much more. Dover Original.
BOOK and CD Vintage Holiday Cuts CD-ROM

Treasury of Greeting Card Designs CD-ROM & Book cover

Everything you need to make your own cards: lettering, frames and borders, old-fashioned images of rosy-cheeked youngsters, butterflies and bunnies, hearts and flowers, smiling cherubs, and more. Perfect message-bearers for birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions. 471 full-color illustrations.
BOOK and CD Treasury of Greeting Card Designs

Holiday & Special Occasions Illustrations CD & Book cover

For professionals and amateurs alike: 215 black-and-white, ready-to-use images for use on holidays and special occasions. Includes hearts, wreaths, pumpkins, and other traditional designs suitable for New Year's, Valentine's Day, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, and more. Disk contains all items in book.
BOOK and CD Holiday and Special Occasions Illustrations

Happy Halloween CD-ROM & Book cover

This treat bag of 227 fresh, fun, and sometimes frightening graphics is perfect for a cauldron of Halloween projects, from party invitations to window decorations. Completely contemporary graphics offer a host of scary skeletons, pumpkins, witches, black cats, and more plus word images and 5 complete fonts -- many available for the first time. 163 full-color and 64 black-and-white images. -- This CD-ROM includes 5 complete fonts that you can install on your computer and use to make posters, greeting cards, and more. Here are a few of them.
BOOK and CD Happy Halloween CD-ROM

Old-Time Halloween Illustrations CD-ROM & Book cover

A nostalgic look back at All Hallows Eve, 178 old-fashioned images will lend spellbinding charm to a cauldron-full of Halloween projects! Delight in full-color holiday scenes starring spooky pumpkins, black cats, trick-or-treaters, flying bats, watchful owls, and other illustrations touched with an enchanting, antique air.
BOOK and CD Old-Time Halloween Illustrations

Downloadable Files in the Publishers' Warehouse Many more in the Publishers' Warehouse Loading Dock ... including literally hundreds of full-page samples of illustrations, pictorials, clip art, patterns, textures, stained glass designs, coloring book pages, paper craft projects, and a lot more. You need to get the keys to the loading dock to enjoy all these downloadable files

Thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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