Multcolib Research Picks: Clip art

Dover's Greatest Clips
Dover's Greatest Clips CD-ROM and Book Book Plus CD - 2010 741.6 D743 2010 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:This updated CD-ROM and Book set includes 370 of Dover's most popular clip art images.

Women, A Pictorial Archive From Nineteenth-century Sources
Women, A Pictorial Archive From Nineteenth-century Sources 391 Copyright-free Illustrations for Artists and Designers By Harter, Jim Book - 1978 769.424 H328w In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:Lush allegorical ladies, Grecian maids and Victorian maidens, ... women dancing, smiling, working, weeping, flirting -- an unusually rich sourcebook of feminine poses and activities, costumes, clothing, everyday life, and much more.

Celtic & Norse Designs
Celtic & Norse Designs By Lusebrink, Amy L. Book Plus CD - 2006 745.4089916 L968c 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Rescued from ancient sources, these exceptionally bold motifs include an amazing array of birds, human figures, and mythological creatures, all ingeniously woven into intricate networks of spirals and interlacings.

Bizarre and Ornamental Alphabets
Bizarre and Ornamental Alphabets Book - 1981 769.4974 B625 1981 Available in some locations

Annotation:This exquisite collection of usable, unusual, royalty-free lettering includes 1,685 bizarre and ornamental letters, including 50 full alphabets in a variety of motifs.

Steampunk Sourcebook
Steampunk Sourcebook By Waldrep, M. C. Book Plus CD - 2011 769.498 W167s 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:This one-of-a-kind CD-ROM and book compilation from Dover's vast archives offers more than 500 images that range from dirigibles and sea vessels to corsets and pocket watches.

Full-color Japanese Textile Designs
Full-color Japanese Textile Designs CD-ROM & Book By Estrade, C. Book Plus CD - 2006 769.4974 E82f 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Nearly 200 serene, stylized images display the Japanese knack for artfully turning design elements into subtle and classically beautiful patterns.

Old Time Naughty French Illustrations
Old Time Naughty French Illustrations CD-ROM & Book Book Plus CD - 2003 769.428 O44 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:247 black-and-white illustrations from the 1920s and 1930s: seductive flappers, cabaret scenes, chorines from the Folies-Bergère, ill-matched and amorous lovers, and other divertissements.

660 Typographic Ornaments
660 Typographic Ornaments CD-ROM & Book Book Plus CD - 2005 769.4974 S625 2005

Annotation:Eye-catching black-and-white ornaments and designs, selected from rare, turn-of-the-century printers' catalogs, depict a rich treasury of black-and-white subjects -- from ornate frames, scrollwork, and headpieces to banners, wreaths, and a vast array of charming figurative illustrations.

60 Great WPA Posters
60 Great WPA Posters Book - 2010 741.6740973 S6255 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:These vivid WPA poster images, dating from 1935 to 1943, promote public health, travel, and civic activities.

Crap Hound
Crap Hound No. 4, Featuring Clowns, Devils & Bait Book - 2010 ZINE 769.04 CRAP 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A beautiful and fascinating collection of quirky, strange, cute, and weird old illustrations and images, all of which, in this volume, are related to clowns, devils, and *bait*. The images in this book are not guaranteed to be copyright free.

Annotation:Here are even more clip art books from the library!


This is just a highlight of the many books of clip art that are here at the library, to use in projects like webpages or posters or zines. You can find all of the books like this by doing a subject search for the term "clip art". Happy cutting-and-pasting! - Ross B.

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