Chalkboards play a important role in classroom education because it is simple and economical for every person whether child or adult. The use of chalkboards began in the ancient Babylonian and Sumerian times when they used the cuneiform style of writing on clay tablets. The writing inscribed on these tablets could be erased by getting it wet or it could be written permanently by baking the tablet.
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As time progressed, these tablets transformed into painted wooden slates and ultimately into the first chalkboard, which was large enough for students to see, and offered convenience for teachers to write their notes on the board. At present, chalkboards are used also used as menu lists and signages. Check out our mockup designs of chalkboards that you can use.
Vintage Chalkboard Mockup
Free PSD Chalkboard Mockup
Chalkboard Sign Mockup
Chalkboard Menu PSD Mockup
Find great ideas for your outdoor promotional materials with our billboard mockups that will inspire you to create huge greetings for a wedding proposal or to actively promote your brand. Take a look at exclusive designs of chalkboard that we have in store for you:
- Chalkboard Wedding Mock-up. Design your public wedding announcement with this chalkboard wedding mock-up.
- Vintage Chalkboard Mock-up. Add a beautiful chalkboard signage for plants on sale or your fruit stall with this kind of mock-up.
- Chalkboard Menu PSD Mock-up. Give your customers some homegrown dining ambiance by using the chalkboard menu design.
- Digital Chalkboard Mock-up. A lovely print out of your photographs with a digital chalkboard background would be great for your photo studio.
- Chalkboard Door Hanger Mock-up. Send out a clear Do Not Disturb sign with a chalkboard door hanger mock-up.
Why the Chalkboard Design?
The great thing about chalkboard designs is that the fine grained strokes emphasize texture in your typography and other elements.
Chalkboard designs for audience also offer the following benefits:
- Easy understanding. Better understanding of the topic or information is given since you can illustrate a diagram or cycle for your audience to follow.
- Retained memory. For viewers, the chalkboard makes it easy for them to read and remember what has been written on your chalkboard menu or wedding announcement since the highlighted typography and warm design elements help stimulate the brain’s memory retention.
- Economical tool. Chalkboards, whether traditional or digital, are easy to acquire, especially with our ready templates here.
Digital Chalkboard Mockup
Outdoor Chalkboard Mockup
Street Chalkboard Mockup
Chalkboard Door Hanger Mockup
Designing Your Chalkboard Sign
You may probably be wondering how to to professionally design your own chalkboard art. Well, here are some helpful tips for you to follow:
- Outline your design. Prepare a flow for your design which includes what elements you will place and info you need to include.
- Apply Photoshop guides or grids. This technique is crucial so all your text and images will be aligned properly and printed the way you want it.
- Download and install fonts needed. Eyeing for a unique and attractive font? Search for your desired font online and download then install them.
- Add clip art. Clip art are useful icons to add to your chalkboard mock-up. Yo u can be more detailed in your chalkboard presentations this way.
- Touch up smudges. Your Photoshop brushes can have overlapping strokes, so it’s important to clean this up with the eraser, blur or clone tool.
- Pair of the right fonts and sizes. There should be at least 2 types of fonts sizes and styles on your chalkboard mock-up to make it look clean and professional.
We also have poster mockups for you to use. Our poster mockups come in different stylish designs and geometric shapes. Check out more of our posts on our website for cool and elegant templates.