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powerpoint presentations



I looked at the attached pictures you posted and i find it doesn't look professional 
with all due respect to the illustrator and text person but it looks tacky -
the background is not plain enough and the words don't really stand out i feel.
(1  ) normally for this method the text should be very little and the background as plain as possible like this -
http://lunaspace.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/interior-art_elephant.jpg
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2009/3/17/1237301632257/Childrens-Illustration-Cl-009.jpg

( 2 ) another way is like this -
http://www.fontcraft.com/images/aesop2.jpg
http://www.fontcraft.com/images/aesop3.jpg
where the box is designed for the text specially

( 3 ) third way is some colored background can't really find examples on the web -
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-R2kMI_JAIRI/T9W69lEFu4I/AAAAAAAAEEY/xtW8rg9__YU/s1600/a9.jpg

but i have to point out that the amount of text in Bleagh is much more than other books . .


for more text sometimes this method is used ( 4 ) -
http://www.amazon.com/My-Monster-Mama-Loves-Me/dp/0060088605/ref=pd_ybh_5
as you can see the illustrations are small illustrations and the page blank
or like this -
http://www.amazon.com/Gallop-O-Gallop-Sandra-Alonzo/dp/0803729677/ref=pd_ybh_4
this has a combination of types but much of the page is left blank where there is a lot of text

SO if i do it consistantly following the approach of samuel's baby and highway rat, i would need to leave about a third of each illustration
with an extremely simple background but its hard to work for classroom scenes and such
for those scenes i would re

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