Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tips To Promote Art Schools With Photo Posters

Are you looking for ways to promote your art school? Why not do it with posters? But promoting an art school with posters will demand a little more effort than ordinary posters. After all you need make sure that the posters speaks volumes about your art school and as you would want interested students to be impressed with your school at one go. Here are a few tips which will help you in promoting your art school with posters:

  • Draw attention to your posters by using photos of your students’ sample art work instead of mere scenery and text. It need not be a masterpiece but should look realistic, drawing attention of the interesting candidates.
  • Be choosy in the photographs that you select for your poster. Go through a large number of pictures as it will help you in choosing the best. Make sure that the pictures you use are focused, have proper exposure and well lit.
  • Highlight on the strengths of your art school in the poster. If your art school is known for graphic design, use sample artwork that is reflective of this discipline. For multi-discipline institutes you can include art work sample from different disciplines.
  • The facility available at your art school plays an important role in arousing interests in students. You need to emphasis on the area of your school that you are most proud of. Use pictures of the art gallery to attract the students.
  • Do not make tall claims regarding your art school. Make sure your sales pitch is based upon the idea that ordinary people with no prior experience in art can seek admission to your school. This will help you in attracting students in bulk to your art school.
  • An art school photo poster will look incomplete if you do not include students at work in the poster. Click some pictures of your students at work in your art school and make sure you give them a prominent place in the poster.
  • Place your posters at the right place for perfect promotion. Target educational instructions and busy public places for the promotion. This will help you in drawing maximum eyeballs for the poster.

The above tips can be tried singly or can be clubbed with others. Once you have designed the poster to promote your art school, you will need to complement it with high quality printing. Make sure you go to a printer like PrintPapa who are one of the established printing service providers and specialize in various types of photo products such as photo calendars, photobook, photo greetings cards apart from posters.

How to Create A Vinyl Photo Banner?

Marketing needs innovative ways to get prominence. Banners are a marketing tool that never goes unnoticed. Most of the big businesses have already reaped rich rewards with the use of various dimensions of banners. In terms of the banner printing vinyl photo banners are most popular among the marketers. When the banners are printed using the vinyl material it assures both durability and flexibility. Vinyl banner does not rust, tear or chip even in the extreme climatic conditions. The texture that is provided is easy to print on and the transportation can be done worry free. Nowadays, photo banners have become a good tool for the marketers. With the effective use of photos and designs the companies can give their marketing campaigns a new dimension.

Now you would be thinking that you will require knowledge about Photoshop and the other photo editing software! No, you don’t require to have any knowledge. With renowned printers all the designing can be done with ease. PrintPapa which is one of the most renowned printing service providers has come up with a new software PrintPapa Photo Publisher using which clients can design vinyl photo banners with a few mouse clicks. The printing agency understands that not everyone is a techno-geek so they have kept the operations for this software very simple. Let’s go through the step by step process to create your choice of photo banners:

Step 1:

Open the software present on your desktop and you will be lead to the Home page. There are various tabs in this page. You can read about the Pricing, FAQ, etc. and learn whatever you need to know before starting off with the project. Notice tabs on the extreme left panel. Click on the ‘Posters’ option.

Step 2:

Out of the options available click on Create New. A new window will open up and you can insert the size of the poster that fits your bill among the various standard sizes available for posters and banners. Once this is done next you will have to choose an image for your photo poster.  Bear it in mind that the picture you choose should appear clear and have the desired pixels. This is very important to impress the onlookers.

Step 3:

Once the picture is selected click on ‘Next’ button and you will be led to a page where you can personalize the photo poster to best suit your campaign. You will be able to insert clipart to your poster on various themes such as Flowers, Holidays, Kids, Letters, Travel & Vacation, Ornaments, etc. There are other personalization options such as rotate the image, add captions, and resize the image. You may also make the image sharp with adjustments in the skin tone and color.

Step 4:

And you are done! Just send the photo poster design to PrintPapa. Tick on the terms and conditions that appear. Next click on ‘Continue’. Select the number of copies and fill in the payment and shipment details.

It was quite easy wasn’t it? PrintPapa offers various types of photo products such as photo greetings, photobooks, photo calendars, etc.