ChurchArt Team

Inspiration

Give VBS attendees a special certificate

Looking for a fun, easy way to honor the children who attend your church’s vacation Bible school? Celebrate what kids learn this summer by presenting them with personalized Certificates of…

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How To Tip

How To Unbox Your Boxed-in Text

When a layout is filled with boxes, the design has a “closed off” feel. But it’s easy to set your pages free! We addressed this in a previous “Design Tips”…

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Art Tip

Q&A: Adding drop shadows to make images “pop”

Question: How can I make an image seem to lift off the page? Answer: Drop shadows are graphic shadings that appear to be cast by an object on the page. You…

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Inspiration

Spruce up your color palette for spring

Do you ever get tired of using the same old colors in church publications? If so, your readers probably feel the same way. Now every year when spring has sprung,…

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Design Tip

Q&A: Which font style belongs where?

Question: I’ve heard about serif and sans serif fonts. Is there a best place to use each style, and why? Answer: The little “hooks” extending from a letter’s main strokes are what…

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Art Tip

Dare to GO BIG!

When you want to apply some scale or emphasis, don’t be afraid to go a little larger! The examples below use “large scale” on key words to add more emphasis…

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How To Tip

Learn The Proper Use Of Boxes, Screens And Rule Lines

We all like to box things in, or keep them separate from one another. Boxes, screens and rule lines can add visual balance to a page and help organize it.…

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