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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Keep the inner radius of a star ________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down Ctrl/Start dragging - then hold down Command

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

3. Letter 'd' - black 1pt stroke - white fill.

4. To create _________ by placing the object to be used as a mask on top of the object to be masked. Then you select the mask and the objects to be masked - and choose Make Opacity Mask from the Transparency panel menu.

5. Constrain Blob Brush path horizontally or vertically (W/M)

6. The point on which an object rotates or transform . The point of orgin may be within the object or outside it.

7. place a file or object in a file so that it becomes part of the file.

8. A separate - external file connected to the Illustrator file by an electronic link.

9. Two types of ________.

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

11. 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.

12. Six basic ___________ are: Rectangle - Rounded Rectangle - Ellipse - Polygon - Star - and Flare.

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

14. Menu button You can access symbols from saved documents either by clicking the _____________ at the bottom of the Symbols panel and choosing Other Library from the menu that appears; by choosing Other Library from the Symbols panel menu; or by choosi

15. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

16. vector paths that have two ends; the beginning and end points are not the same

17. Increase the skew value for _________ in a rectangular grid or concentric dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press C

18. Line extending from anchor point that shows the direction of a curve

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

20. Letter 'v' - black arrow - will select the whole or grouped objects

21. ______ an arc - keeping the reference point constant (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down F

22. in the option bar for a selected live paint group

23. 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.

24. vector paths that are continuious and have no ends - the beginning and end points are the same.

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

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

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

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

29. Opacity and blending mode

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

31. printable portion of the work area - where illustrations can be finalized.

32. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

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

35. __________ the skew value for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press V

36. Using the S_______________ - you can visually and intuitively merge - delete - fill and edit overlapping shapes and paths directly in the artwork.

37. Moves the view of the art board when zoomed in- you can toggle it with the space-bar

38. Decrease the _______ for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press F

39. A graduated blend between two or more colors or between tints of the same color.

40. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments

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

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

43. Letter 'a' - white arrow - will select individual objects in a group - or anchor points.

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

45. An anchor point where a path changes direction direction in an angle rather than smoothly.

46. Will allow you to change all of the colors in your selected art in a variety of ways.

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

48. Defined by an elliptical shape whose center follows the path; they create strokes that resemble hand-drawn lines made with a flat - angled calligraphic pen tip.

49. 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.

50. 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)