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Common Craft Cut-Outs: Re-Imagined

Posted by: leelefever on February 27, 2014- 9:34am

Categories: business, Cut-Outs, Images, ourwork, powerpoint, visuals

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Whether it's PowerPoint presentations, videos or blog posts, the use of high-quality visuals have become an essential part of communicating clearly. This is why we've invested in our library of Common Craft Style images - what we call "Cut-outs".  We recently made it much easier to browse, search and download Common Craft Cut-outs and use them in visual projects. We currently offer over 1,400 high resolution images in .PNG format. All Common Craft memberships come with access to Cut-outs,... Continue Reading

New Cut-outs: Maps and Places

Posted by: leelefever on November 20, 2013- 12:29pm

Categories: Cut-Outs, geography, Images, maps, places, social studies

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If you need maps, we’ve got you covered.  We recently published hundreds of new Cut-outs that focus on maps and places.  These downloadable images can be used in your projects and include: Popular landmarks US states Global continents  Countries of: Africa Asia Europe North America South America Below are samples of the cut-outs, which are all available to Common Craft members. The images are provided in .zip files. Landmarks   Countries of Europe   Continents We now offer over 1000 Cut-outs... Continue Reading

Video: Image Resolution and Pixels

Posted by: leelefever on July 9, 2013- 10:32am

Categories: Common Craft Video, Explanation, Images, photography, pixels, video

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I will bet you know people who need this video. It's designed to relate the basic ideas behind resolution and pixels in digital images.   This video follows the story of Neil, who learns why he can’t enlarge and print a photo that was taken with his phone.  Using an analogy of a blanket, the video illustrates what happens when a small image is enlarged and what’s needed for printing larger photos.  It teaches: The basics of pixels in digital images Why a digital image with a small number of... Continue Reading