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Computer Graphics Design

Subject : it-skills
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1. A type of graphics in which the image is created using a series of pixels.

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

3. 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.

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

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

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

7. A set of instructions that causes some action to take place

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

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

10. 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

11. Uniformly spaced lines.

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

13. 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.

14. When elements on a page are evenly balanced

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

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

17. Uneven spacing of otherwise uniform lines

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

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

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

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

22. 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

23. This type of software or image allows the user to modify individual pixels

24. Paper orientation that is horizontal

25. Radial symmetry is the regular arrangement of material around a central axis

26. 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.

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

28. The exact center of the page.

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

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

31. An image or file that is totally composed of pixels. It is useful for photos or complex imagery that would be difficult to create as vector art

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

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

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

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

36. The size of each element in relationship to the whole piece

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

38. Measurement unit for pixel count on digital cameras

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

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

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

42. Freeform lines

43. The effects created by photographs or digital images

44. 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

45. Unit of measurement. 72 points= 1"

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

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

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

49. CADD line placed on a drawing to indicate measurements

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