The clip art here was created by your Guide and is free for your personal use. If you use any on your web page, please credit me and include a link back to this site. If you would like to use them in an offline publication, please submit a reprint request
to About.com. These images are copyright © 1998-2009 Melissa Snell, and may not be included in any commercial clip art collection.
The graphics below are all thumbnails. Click the link to go to a full-sized version of the image, which you can download by right-clicking and selecting the appropriate option from the pop-up menu. All graphics are transparent .gifs.
The full-sized version of this shield measures 156 x 197 pixels. It's not a traditional heraldic representation. For more about heraldic conventions, see our Heraldry resources
You may recognize this knight from our now-defunct Knightly Newsletter. (We still have a regular weekly newsletter, though -- so if you aren't a subscriber, you can sign up at the top of this page.) Use your favorite graphics program to add a slogan or design on the banner or shield. The full-sized image measures 129 x 157 pixels. There is also a very large (300 x 360 pixels) black-and-white version
you can work with in your graphics program or print out to color.
You might have seen this knight in our Knight Life
features. Full sized, it measures 129 x 161 pixels. A very large (300 x 360 pixels) black-and-white version
is also available, which you can work with in your graphics program or print out to color.
I use a modified version of this image in my signature on our forum
and on twitter
. The full-sized version of this image is 94 x 159 pixels. A much larger (225 x 360 pixels) black and white version
is available for you to adapt in your graphics program or print out to color.
The smaller banner makes this knight easier to use in limited space. It's still possible to add a logo, though a slogan would have to be very, very
short. A larger (225 x 360 pixels) black and white version
is available to adapt in a graphics program or print out to color.
This literary lady is generic enough to belong to almost any period of medieval history. The full-sized image measures 87 x 190 pixels. A larger (250 x 425 pixels) black and white version
is also available. For more about medieval women, visit our Women and Gender Issues resources
You can use this string of shields for a page-break instead of a simple rule. The graphic measures 504 x 30 pixels, and is easy to expand or shorten in your favorite graphics program. A red and gold version
is also available.
These shields were created according to the rules of heraldry. They could be the arms of all the knights who attended a tournament, or all who belonged to a small knightly order. The full-sized graphic measures 503 x 31 pixels.
This gaudy two-handed broadsword has a wheel pommel and a large ruby set into the guard. The image measures 471 x 93 pixels and would make a good page-break. There is also vertical version
(91 x 470). For more about medieval swords, visit our Armor and Weaponry resources
More swords and some backgrounds are available on the next page. For castles, see Medieval Clip Art Castles, also by your Guide.