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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. __________________ 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/

2. Hold option to draw from the center.

3. Measurement system used in grapic programs; there are six of these in an inch.

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

5. 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.

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

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

8. Uses the z-axis to give a 2D object depth by extruding the object. For example - a circle becomes a cylinder.

9. A point on a path that indicates a change of direction.

10. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments

11. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

12. Decrease size of Blob Brush (W/M)

13. To ______________ Select the paths - then press Shift+Ctrl+Alt+j/Select the anchor point - then press Shift+Command+Option+j

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

15. To slant or skew an object from its original orientation.

16. This creates a single line of text. If you re-size this type it will re-size the text.

17. Two types of ________.

18. The area surrounding the art board on the computer screen - depending on the magnification or view - it may or may not be visible.

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

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

21. To ___________ Select the paths - then press Ctrl+J/Select the paths - then press Command+J

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

23. To force an object to take a certain form

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

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

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

27. Switch between __________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down C

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

29. 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.

30. 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.

31. 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.

32. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

34. Because the __________ is part of the Illustrator file - no link can be broken.

35. ____________ winds from a spiral while increasing the length of the spiral (W/M) - Start dragging - then Alt-drag/Start dragging then Option-drag

36. A group of relaxed command and options.

37. Opacity and blending mode

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

39. Cannot be used as symbols.

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

41. 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.

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

43. A saved set of panel arrangements and tool setting.

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

45. black arrow that will select the whole or grouped objects.

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

47. __________ 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

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

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

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