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Computer Graphics Design

Subject : it-skills
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1. A single hue in a color palette that is expanded upon by adding two - three - or more tints (variations in lightness and saturation) of that color - to create a more balanced look. In desktop publishing using monochromatic colors is a technique used

2. In color - the word shade is used to reference how dark the color is. For example - hunter is a shade of green. Shades are derived from a combination of hue and black.

3. In color - the word tint is used to reference how light a color is.

4. Duplicates an area of an image by setting a target point in one location - and painting in another location.

5. Contols how different areas within a layer or layer set are hidden and revealed to show layers beneath

6. To pick or choose something to work with on the screen. Usually an arrow or box in the tools

7. A setting in photoshop that has been placed/installed in the menu bar for you - so that you don't have to repeatedly create these particular settings for a project. Example: US Paper

8. The purity of a hue or color.

9. Converting to binary code ( i.e. video - voice - scanning)

10. CADD drawing consisting of front - top - and right side view

11. It also includes data compression - but because it is limited to 256 colors - it is more effective for scanned images such as illustrations rather than color photos.

12. Changing the total number of pixels in an image.

13. This principle occurs when two elements are different and The greater the difference the greater the principle

14. Part of the page in which there are no images or text

15. An image/line/shape made only in black - it has no gray. Bitmap mode only contains black and white pixels.

16. The number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display

17. The colors cyan - magenta - and yellow which a color printer or the printing industry uses. Referred to as CMYK. RGB ( red - green - blue) is computer based and would be used for web work

18. A type of creative thinking in which one generates new solutions to problems

19. Adding white to a hue

20. An image or file that that is calculated and stored according to mathematical formulas rather than pixels - resulting in a smaller file size and the ability to resize the image without a loss in quality

21. Using a computer to combine text - images - and design principles to communicate a message

22. This is the native form for photoshop. IT saves all the data in the photoshop file.

23. The area slightly above and to the right of the geometric center

24. The effects created by photographs or digital images

25. A device that lets software work with the hardware on a computer. Windows 95-XP - DOS - Windows NT - Mac OS7 are examples

26. Any form of communication used to inform - persuade - or remind a consumer about a product or service.

27. The extent to which something blocks light. You can change the opacity of layers - filters - and effects so that more (or less) of the underlying image shows through.

28. A message - paid for by a company or organization - used to persuade consumers to purchase a particular product or service

29. Rule that states that a page that is designed in thirds is more appealing to the eye than other designs

30. A compressed image file format.

31. Unit of measurement. 72 points= 1"

32. A file format for storing images - including photographs and line art that is now owned by Adobe Systems

33. The duplication of elements or details on one or more pages

34. Paper orientation that is horizontal

35. Design in which eye moves from left to right - down to the lower left and to the right again

36. Type of software or image in which image is mathmatically created and is very smooth looking

37. Temporary storage place for all or part of a project. Select and copy to place an item on the clipboard. Use paste to place and item from the clipboard to the work area. The clipboard only holds one item.

38. The use of many shades of gray to represent an image.

39. When one or more elements on a page are not balanced

40. Any area that is free from type or graphics; also known as negative space

41. Adding black to a hue

42. A device that captures a copy of a 2-D object so it can be brought into the computer

43. Measurement unit for pixel count on digital cameras

44. The measure of darkness and lightness within a color

45. The exact center of the page.

46. 8 bits= byte. Measurement unit of storage space on the computer

47. Uniformly spaced lines.

48. The smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)

49. One 0 or 1 of binary code

50. CADD line placed on a drawing to indicate measurements