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“Music Makes Me ___!” is the official slogan for Music In Our Schools Month® 2014. “Music Makes Me™ is a registered trademark of The Recording Academy® and used under license. Logo © NAfME, 2013. Permission is granted to reproduce this logo for nonprofit local uses congruent with the goal of MIOSM: to raise awareness of school music programs and the importance of music education. This logo may not be used on materials produced for profit. NAfME produces awareness items displaying this logo for sale; proceeds support MIOSM and other music education advocacy initiatives. View items online.

You may download the logo for print or Web use below. To save these images to your computer,  click the image you wish (Hi-Res/Lo-Res, JPEG/PNG) to use and then right click and “Save Image As”.  You can select the location on your computer to save the file.

For questions on allowable logo usage, contact MemberServices@nafme2.org. For questions about which kind of logo to use for your purpose, see “Downloading Artwork from the Web” at the bottom of this page.

Hi-res JPEG

Hi-res PNG

Lo-res JPEG

Lo-res PNG

Low Resolution – 72 dpi for Web Usage
Note: These images should not be used for print purposes.

High Resolution – 300/1200 dpi for Print Usage
Note: These items may take several minutes to download, depending on your computer’s capabilities. “.tif” files must be used at the same size at which they are downloaded. Increasing the size will distort the image.

RESOLUTION (THESE ARE NOT DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS)
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:

  1. Double-click My Computer.
  2. On the View menu, click Options or Folder Options.
  3. Click the File Types tab, and then click New Type.
  4. In the Description Of Type box, type Postscript.
  5. In the Associated Extension box, type ps, .eps. NOTE: If you do not type a space between “ps,” and “.eps,” when you download files with the .eps extension or the .ps extension, the files are saved with a “.ps,.eps” extension.
  6. In the Content Type (MIME) box, type application/postscript.
  7. In the Default Extension For Content Type box, click “.ps, .eps,” click OK, and then click OK again.
  8. Empty your Temporary Internet Files folder. To do so, follow these steps:Internet Explorer 4.0 and 4.01:
    1. In Internet Explorer, click Internet Options on the View menu.
    2. Under Temporary Internet Files, click Delete Files.
    3. Click OK, and then click OK again.

 

Downloading Artwork from the Web – What Should You Use?

gif? .jpg? .tif? .eps? When you need to download artwork from a Web site, selecting a format can be confusing. Here’s a quick guide to choosing one that will work best for your needs.

GIF (.gif – Graphics Interchange Format): Smallest file size, quickest to download, and most popular for Web and HTML usage. It also has the worst image quality. Use GIFs for Web use only, never for print.

JPEG (.jpg – Joint Photographic Experts Group): Most common format for photographic (or “continuous tone”) images on the Web, even print, depending on file size. JPEGs are smaller than TIFFs by compressing selective digital data. The quality is greater than GIFs but less than TIFFs. You can use decompressed JPEGs for print, but they must be the same size or smaller, and at least 200 dpi (“dots per inch”). 300 dpi is preferable for print.

EPS (.eps – Encapsulated PostScript): Ideal for vector graphics (images made up of lines and curves instead of dots and subtle shade gradations). Fonts, and many logos, for example, are vector graphics. Unlike photos, they can be enlarged dramatically without any loss of resolution. EPS files, like TIFFs, are large files that take longer to download. EPS files are excellent for print, but you need a Postscript-enabled printer to output the image accurately.

Summary

GIF - fast download speed because of small file size, but relatively poor visual quality. For Web use only, never print.
JPEG - for photos in Web and print use. Print quality of photos will be somewhat inferior to a TIFF.
EPS - for line art, logos with no subtle dot gradations, fonts, vector art. Yes, you can convert photos to EPS files, but the file size will be much larger than that of a TIFF. Most commercial print/design companies have the equipment and technology to work with EPS files.

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