How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

eLearning Brothers

Due to the “internet of things,” Microsoft Office decided to kill off their Clipart library in December 2014. The Clipart library has been available within the PowerPoint and MS Word programs since the mid-1990s.

Create Your Own ClipArt


You can easily create your own ClipArt in PowerPoint that can be saved as either PNG or vector (EMF) format. I’ll show you some techniques you can use to quickly create ClipArt in Microsoft PowerPoint. Click here to download the PowerPoint file I used to create the clipart.

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Recolor ClipArt in PowerPoint


You can easily recolor ClipArt in Microsoft PowerPoint if the files are in the EMF format. This video teaches you step-by-step how to ungroup and recolor ClipArt. Today I’m going to show you how you can ungroup clipart and then recolor it in PowerPoint. Synopsis.

Animate ClipArt in PowerPoint


Did you know you can animate individual elements of your ClipArt, not just the entire image. Check out the cool effects you can do once you ungroup your ClipArt. Synopsis. Video Script. Hey this is Bryan Jones from eLearningArt.

Create Your Own Microsoft ClipArt in PowerPoint 2


Learn how to save ClipArt drawings from PowerPoint into the vector EMF format. This is the second lesson on how to create clipart icons in PowerPoint. I have a whole bunch of lessons on clipart, and icons, and recoloring, and animating. Synopsis.

Ungroup ClipArt and Modify to Create New Images


Sometimes you don’t quite have the perfect image in ClipArt. Today I’m going to show you how you can ungroup clipart and change it to meet whatever your needs are. Synopsis. Never fear! You can easily ungroup and mix and match shapes to create brand new custom images.

What Do You Look For In ELearning?


Seeing a course with Clipart from 1998 is distracting more than anything. Most people have taken an online course at some point in time. Whether it is for academic purposes or for workplace compliance, elearning very much has a presence in our lives.

Is PowerPoint Destroying ELearning?


Clipart. I was messing around with Articulate Storyline and found myself wondering: are the popular rapid elearning development tools being held captive by the learning industry’s past? Don’t get me wrong, the major players all have very nice and robust offerings.

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Editing Graphics to Draw Attention Tom Kuhlman wrote about not only ungrouping ClipArt elements in PowerPoint to create custom ClipArt, but also about using silhouettes to draw attention and convey meaning. Do you have any tips for sprucing up less-than-stellar stock photos or clipart?

Tips for Creating Better ELearning


Black and white charts with various Clipart images aren’t going to do any favors with regards to attention span. Any instructional designer will tell you that they are always looking for ways to make their elearning more effective.

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Icon Sets: 5 questions to ask before you buy or download


On the other end of the spectrum, we also didn’t want the unprofessional feel of using mismatched clipart. Back before I started eLearningArt, I worked on a consulting project in a niche industry that had a limited supply of useful stock images.

Introduction to Personalized ELearning


If you were lucky there would be some Clipart included as well. Well, gone are those days (and same with Clipart , if you didn’t know). The expectations of elearning today have come a long way since it was first introduced.

How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning


Your image should be more than just generic clipart. To keep your course looking neat and professional, don’t mix and match clipart and photos. Clipart photos are tempting because they generally have a small file size, but they also don’t resonate as much as real photos do.

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Icon Sets: 5 questions to ask before you buy or download


On the other end of the spectrum, we also didn’t want the unprofessional feel of using mismatched clipart. In my opinion, it matters less what style of image (realistic photos, clipart, etc) and more that the themes match throughout your course.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In PowerPoint 2007 / 2010, choose Insert > Image > Clipart option to search for and choose a background image to add to a plain white slide. Use the Insert > Image > Clipart option to search for and add a frame image. Add Some Clipart Images.

Be a Better eLearning Designer

B Online Learning

Avoid bad imagery such as artificial stock images, blurry images, MS Office 97 clipart. I could probably write a book, not an article, on the things that designers and developers should do naturally when building eLearning, especially using Articulate Storyline.

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Innovative Customers in Action

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Another user on the community wrote about the need for cliparts, backgrounds and such media elements people need in course design. According to Tom Kelley, the innovation guru, one of the ten faces of an innovator is that of an anthropologist - someone who really understands what people want, and why. Well, when it comes to software tools, who knows what users want better than the users themselves? We recently discovered this quite serendipitously.

The Good (and Bad) of ELearning


It also beats going through the course slide-by-slide reading bullet points that are accompanied by Clipart. For most people, elearning is seen in a positive light given its vast number of benefits.

Interactive White Boards for Free

Moodle Journal

I registered for an account and though you do not at this stage get all the fancy clipart and sound clips etc; its still in beta, I was impressed with the functionality. Using Virtual-whiteboard you can include text, images, files and notes, freehand drawing plus some symbols and clipart. I discovered a really promising web based application the other day that was promoted as an interactive whiteboard, not surprisingly it’s called Virtual White Board.

What’s in Your Media Library?


Stock Media: the characters, ClipArt and more to which you have access. Lectora and Lectora Online come with pre-loaded media assets including buttons, characters, Flash Activities and ClipArt. You can find it within the ClipArt folder.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And I’ve seen courses that included voiceover narration but little (or no) text on the screen… just some very dated clipart. by Kelly Barett, COTP. Over the years, I’ve taken a lot of eLearning courses; and at this point, I’ve seen it all.

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8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

There you’ll find a variety of buttons, character poses, ClipArt, Flash activities, online media, music, and status indicators. Guest blog by Jennifer Valley. Jennifer is an Instructional Designer with five years of experience. She enjoys blogging, social media, and researching.

Are confidentiality concerns holding back the e-learning industry?

From the Coleface

Use of imagery e.g. background full screen photos and the early culling of clipart.

5 ELearning Trends You Should Know


Everything from the way the courses are presented to the images used within them (remember ClipArt?). Elearning has evolved quite a bit in the past 10 years. What constitutes quality elearning design and delivery is as cyclical as the fashion industry. For example, one year drop-shadows were all the rage and the next it is all about flat design. Trends go beyond the visuals and can also determine how the content is delivered.

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How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

Insert pictures & clipart. Access clipart online. A few years back, I was at a workshop where the PowerPoint team was showing some of the new features in the soon-to-be-released PowerPoint 2010.

Microsoft 2019 - What to expect


The 3D models option sounds like something engineers might use, but really it’s great for clipart – you can grab a 3D model from Microsoft’s library at and then tilt or rotate it to just the right angle to fit your need. .

744 New eLearning Character Images (and other goodness, too!)


Illustrated backgrounds – It was a sad day when Microsoft scrapped their ClipArt gallery. It’s September already. We’re turning the corner toward year-end, and all the fun that brings!

15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India : Here, you can find 5,000 free photos and 8,000 cliparts for personal and commercial use. Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules? For an instructional designer, getting the right images is a daunting task.

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Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos. One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics.

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Create a Unique Work of Art Using Collage With Snagit 12

TechSmith Camtasia

Just do a search for “ free black and white clipart “ The key to creating a great work of art is to start with a black and white image that has strong lines that create partitioned sections that will not bleed into other sections when filled.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

The Resources library provides you with clipart, symbols, and other shapes. Have you ever wondered why you are unable to remember much from a lecture on compliance training that you attended recently, but remember an animation movie that you watched long ago as a kid?

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! She points me to (I don't have time to clean this up. Sorry.) Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources. 10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific. Clip Art for foreign/second language instruction. Basic but still valuable.

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Basic Golden Rules for Designing Materials

Focus Learning Solutions

Do not use clipart. Rules! Who needs 'em, amirite? I do. I like rules. Life is difficult enough without some guidance about what to do and what not to do. There's a caveat, however. I worked in the dorm snack shop during college.

Launch your LMS using these critical tactics


Which is situated directly to some irrelevant clipart. Implementing an online learning solution within an organisation can sometimes be a challenging project. You only get one chance, so make it count!

7 Ways to Increase Learner Engagement at Work

Growth Engineering

So, instead of importing stock images or clipart from a google search – opt instead for artwork which is unique, thought out and branded. It’s pretty much a given that online learning presents some undeniable advantages compared with regular face-to-face training.