Students Can Create Dazzling Art Projects

Print Artist 4.0 allows students of all grade and skill levels to construct professional-looking art projects, whether a campaign banner for a school election, posters for a museum exhibit, or a periodic table of elements for chemistry class.

The package ships with over 1,500 layouts, 10,000 contemporary graphics, 600 full-color photos, 300 unique typestyles, and 1,000 quotes and phrases. From the main menu, students simply select a project type and layout style. They then add text and graphics, either from the built-in database or by importing images in various file formats.

One can further customize each project with thousands of special effects. A preview button displays fonts, effects, colors and designs before changes take effect.

A teacherís edition, priced around $70, includes a license to use Print Artist on two computers ó at home or at school. Lab packs and site licenses are also available. Sierra On-Line, Bellevue, WA, (800) 545-7677,

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This article originally appeared in the 05/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.