ChurchArt Team

We love art, are passionate about helping churches create professional-looking communications, and are a fun bunch of folks. With an in-tune creative director and a rock-solid team of artists, we will provide the art you’ll want to use plus templates, puzzles, and extra that makes your job easier.

Art Tip

Use Grids And Frames To Showcase Images

By ChurchArt Team | June 11, 2019

Whether you’re showcasing pictures of the youth group, a recent bake sale or highlights from a mission trip, aligning images or using frames can present a more professional look. Although, let’s be honest: Adding any pictures of delicious desserts is sure to grab attention, no matter the layout!

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Free Templates For VBS Sign Up

Get Ready for VBS Season with these Free Form Template Download

By ChurchArt Team | May 1, 2019

For many of us, VBS planning is well underway. As you prepare for your Vacation Bible School (VBS), one thing you’ll need is a way to recruit volunteers and register children. Below are some easy to edit VBS forms, free to download! Volunteer Form Template SignUp Genius is an amazing online tool to schedule church volunteers…

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Thank You Church Volunteers

Honor Your Church Volunteers

By ChurchArt Team | April 11, 2019

Recognize and thank the people who keep your church running. Create lists of volunteers to honor, including Sunday school teachers, ushers, acolytes, greeters, newsletter contributors and more. Remember to double-check that all names are spelled correctly! To save space in long lists, put names on one line and separate them with a design element. For…

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Whats That Font Finder

What’s that font?

By ChurchArt Team | March 20, 2019

These days, there’s no need to be stumped by a font’s identity. With all the resources now available, detective work is a snap. At www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/, for example, you can upload a PNG or JPG image for a quick search of 133,000 fonts. Highlight the line of text in question, and the website will find the…

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Mailing Tabs do more than just seal your mailings.

By ChurchArt Team | March 19, 2019

We all know that wafer seals and other mailing tabsare great for sealing and mailing your church’s newsletter. Not only do they comply with the United States Postal Service’s latest guidelines for postage automation, but these mailing tabs make distributing your paper newsletters easier, less expensive, and look more professional and attractive. But did you know that…

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Use Font To Create Feelings

Use Fonts To Create Feelings

By ChurchArt Team | March 11, 2019

Would you believe us if we said fonts have feelings too? Sans-serif fonts that have rounded strokes express happy, friendly emotions, while sans-serif fonts that have hard edges come across as solid and strong. Sans-serif fonts convey informality and innovation. Serif fonts (those with small hooks or lines attached) are sophisticated, conveying a sense of…

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Design Tip

Vary Image Sizes To Guide Readers

By ChurchArt Team | February 22, 2019

A previous “Design Tips” introduced a newsletter remake, showing how the publication’s nameplate has progressed throughout the years. Another improvement our designer made involves varying the size of the artwork on the pages. When images are all about the same size, no visual clue tells readers which to look at first. But when artwork sizes…

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Excellent Job

Offer Quick Kudos to Church Members and Staff

By ChurchArt Team | February 12, 2019

Caption-editable clip-art provides an easy way to celebrate, congratulate and appreciate people. These bright ribbons, for example, let you call out and honor individuals or groups. Add text using your favorite program, such as Word, Publisher, Photoshop, etc., or use the ChurchArt Pro online Caption Editor: A few example ideas: Free Downloads: Black RibbonBlue RibbonOrange Ribbon

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How To Color Match In Microsoft Publisher

Choose colors to match your artwork in Microsoft Publisher

By ChurchArt Team | January 11, 2019

In a past post, we explored how to spruc up your color palette for spring. To use specific colors that match an image from ChurchArt.com, follow these steps in Microsoft Publisher: 1: Right-click on the text you’re color-matching. 2: Click the down arrow next to the text color option. 3: Select Sample Font Color from the…

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Choose Paper Wisely When Printing Photos Newsletter

Choose paper wisely when printing photos

By ChurchArt Team | December 11, 2018

General, multi-use office stock works well for … multiple uses. It’s not the best choice for printing photos, however. Standard office stock has a matte (or uncoated) finish, while photos stand out better when reproduced on a glossy (or coated) finish. Paper quality is especially important when you’re printing photos on both sides of a…

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