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Computer Graphics Design

Subject : it-skills
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1. Rule that states that a page that is designed in thirds is more appealing to the eye than other designs

2. Adding white to a hue

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

4. Allows the operator to change locations or formats of a document while saving

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

6. Adding black to a hue

7. Closeness creates a bond between people and between elements on a page

8. The computer language which uses combinations of ones and zeroes

9. This affects the highlights - shadows - and midtones of an image.

10. Freeform lines

11. Unit of measurement. 72 points= 1"

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

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

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

15. A file format developed by Adobe Systems to allow for display and printing of formatted documents across platforms and systems. PDF files can be read on any system equipped with the Acrobat Reader software.

16. A previously made picture or image that can be used on the computer. Also called a graphic

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

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

19. Paper orientation that is horizontal

20. Determines the color model used to display and print the photoshop file

21. The exact center of the page.

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

23. 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

24. To make a file small so it uses less storage space

25. A feature that hides specific areas so that you can work on the part of the image that is not masked.

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

27. Imaginary lines dividing the image into thirds both horizontally and vertically. You place important elements of your composition where these lines intersect.

28. CADD line placed on a drawing to indicate measurements

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

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

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

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

33. Measurement unit for pixel count on digital cameras

34. A collection of assembled images.

35. A type of graphics in which the image is created using a series of pixels.

36. Design is typically off-center or created with an odd or mismatched number of disparate elements

37. One 0 or 1 of binary code

38. Visual element in a page design that the viewer notices first

39. Uniformly spaced lines.

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

41. Causes lines or objects to "jump" to a predetermined location

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

43. A compressed image file format.

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

45. black powder that is fused to paper to make the image on a laser printer

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

47. Stylized or simplified versions of natural shapes

48. Visual path created by arrangements of elements within a page design

49. A file format typically found on higher-end digital cameras; the cameras performs no enhancement processing. This format maintains the best picture quality - but because it's proprietary format - not all images viewers can display it.

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