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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

2. Letter 'x' - two arrows

3. Three types of _______: Extrude & Bevel - Revolve - Rotate

4. Letter 'z'. magnifying glass - click and drag around the zoom area - hold option + click and zoom out.

5. Letter 'c' - it will cut line segments

6. A special effect applied to a digital image. Many filters mimic the effect of special camera lenses.

7. Rectangle drawn around an object with a tool to select an area.

8. Scatter an object - such as a leaf - along a path; you can adjust the size - spacing - scatter and rotation options to change the appearance of the brush.

9. A graduated blend of colors used as a fill; can be linear (flat) or radial (round)

10. Add or remove _______________ from a rectangular grid or radial lines from a polar grid (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Right Arrow or Left Arrow

11. Uses the z-axis to rotate 2D artwork in 3D space and change the artwork's perspective.

12. Nonprinting lines that can be used to create boundaries or guidelines in a drawing

13. A mask can be a ______________. You can use type as a mask. You can import opacity masks with placed Photoshop files. You can also create layer clipping masks with any shape that is the topmost object of a group or layer.

14. ______________ a Live Trace object in one step (W/M) - Alt-click Live Trace in the Control panel - or hold down Alt and select a tracing preset./Option-click Live Trace in the Control panel - or hold down Option and select a tracing preset.

15. A mathematically generated curve that has two endpoints and control points to specify curve direction

16. Will show you variations on a selected color including tints - shades - and pallets based upon that color.

17. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

18. Uses the y-axis to revolve an object around an axis. For example - an arc becomes a circle.

19. Appearance panel contains the _______________ (fill type - color - transparency and effects)

20. An anchor point that connects path segments in a smooth curve.

21. The line that forms the shape of an object

22. Allow you to create brush strokes with the appearance of a natural brush with bristles.

23. Change the _______ of a spiral (W/M) - Start dragging then Ctrl-drag/Start dragging then Command-drag

24. Hold option to draw from the center.

25. Increase size of Blob Brush (W/M)

26. Two ways to bring symbols from _____________ : Copy and paste the symbol(s) from Illustrator to Flash - choose File > Import > Import to Stage - or choose File > Import > Import to Library.

27. The top box in the color icons (bottom of the tool bar) and what you call the inside "color" of a shape

28. solidity of an object's color; the opposite of transparency.

29. white arrow that will select individual objects in a group or anchor points

30. Move a shape while drawing it (W/M)

31. __________ the skew value for vertical dividers in a rectangular grid or concentric dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press X

32. object that is dimmed and unavailable for modification but can be used as a guide for creating objects.

33. A layer within a layer that can have its own name and its own settings

34. Toggles the Type tool

35. Five ________: Art - Calligraphic - Pattern - Bristle and Scatter.

36. Opacity and blending mode

37. Keep the inner radius of a star ________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down Ctrl/Start dragging - then hold down Command

38. Characteristics of the outline of an object - such as its weight - color - style - etc.

39. Constrain a shape's proportions or orientation to: equal height and width for rectangles - rounded rectangles - ellipses - and grids; Increments of 45 for line and arc segments; Original orientation for polygons - stars - and flares (W/M)

40. A location in the application window where a panel or panels are secured so they do not float.

41. __________________ horizontal lines from a rectangular grid or concentric lines from a polar grid (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow/

42. stretch artwork evenly along a path and include strokes that resemble graphic media - such as the Charcoal-Feather brush used to create the tree and objects such as the Arrow brush.

43. Will turn the top shape into a picture frame for all selected art below it.

44. Paint a pattern made up of separate sections - or tiles - for the sides - ends and corners of the path; the brush applies different tiles from the pattern to different sections of the path - depending on where the section falls on the path.

45. Characteristics of the inner area of an object - such as the color - pattern style - etc. - inside an object.

46. This creates a text box where the text will wrap at the end of the line to the next. Also when you re-size the box - the text remains the same size.

47. Provides access to a large bank of color pallets built by an international design community.

48. ______________ polygon sides - star points - arc angle - spiral winds - or flare rays (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow

49. Amount of light that can pass through an object. a transparent object allows objects below to appear.

50. Resizing an object horizontally - vertically - or proportionally in both directions to a percentage of its origanal size.