Web Page Design

ClipArt, Graphic Images, Background Images

Pambytes An excellent site for free background images, buttons, borders and image sets.  Good instructions on downloading.
Kids Domain Clip Art An excellent site with free clip art.  Easy to locate categories and images.  Has a link to a Canada Day clip art site.
Cottonwoods Great site for images and borders
Clip ART Discovery School's Clip Art - Read the copyright conditions
Windy's Design Gallery Clip Art for your web site.  You are asked to give credit on your site.
Clipart.com List of web sites providing free clip art, buttons
Clip Art Review Links to several clip art sites


Animated Gifs

Bellsnwhistles A large selection of animated gifs - check page 29 for email gifs
Animfactory Animation Factory for a selection of animated gifs
Jason's Animation
An easy to view set of animated gifs - public domain



Several of the sites in this section contain small thumbnail photographs.  When you click on a photograph, a larger sized, better quality image will appear.  If you intend to place this image in a web page, you may have resize the image or compress it.

Gimp Savvy A community indexed ended sites for sounds at this time.  The images found in this archive come from three main sources: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Each of these sites clearly state that their images are in the public domain and give the conditions for their use. Please read their statements
Natural Beauty Photos A selection of beautiful landscapes and flowers.  Photographs can be used in your school work or for personal web pages free of charge.  They can also be purchased.
Freefoto A large selection of free photographs for use in your personal web pages.  Photographs can also be purchased.  Please read the conditions for use.
London Bridge Four images of London Bridge indicating how the quality of an image will vary depending of the file size and the compression factor.


Web Page Articles

Web Site Criteria Jamie MacKenzie describes good web page design and list 20 tenets of good web page design. 
Top Ten Mistakes Jakob Nielson's article written in 1996 re. the top ten mistakes in web page design.  Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the article and link to the update written in 1999. 

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