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Clip Art...How do they do it?

So I have to ask...anyone know how they make all of the adorable clip art?  I know some people have artistic genes and can sit down and draw just about anything, but...there is so much clip art out there!  And all of the digital scrapbook kits!  I have googled and googled this concept, and most of the sites tell you how to alter clip art that is already made, or take a photograph and turn it into clip art.  Just looking for your thoughts. I would love to be able to start creating some of my own clip art.

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