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

3. 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

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

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

6. 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.

7. A collection of assembled images.

8. 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.

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

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

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

12. 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

13. CADD line made with a series of dashes representing an unseen surface

14. Shapes found in nature or they can be manmade shapes

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

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

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

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

19. A compressed image file format.

20. The effects created by photographs or digital images

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

22. Paper orientation that is horizontal

23. 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.

24. Uneven spacing of otherwise uniform lines

25. Adding white to a hue

26. 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

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

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

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

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

31. One 0 or 1 of binary code

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

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

34. The purity of a hue or color.

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

36. 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.

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

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

39. Computer aided drafting and design

40. Adding black to a hue

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

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

43. Stylized or simplified versions of natural shapes

44. 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

45. An area on a layer or image - that has been chosen using a marquee tool - to be edited/painted/changed. This effectively protects all other parts of the layer or image.

46. Uniformly spaced lines.

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

48. 8 bits= byte. Measurement unit of storage space on the computer

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

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