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Computer Graphics Design

Subject : it-skills
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1. The effects created by photographs or digital images

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

3. paper orientation that is vertical

4. Each time you click when using a selection tool or the pen tool an anchor point is created; each point is the beginning of a new line segment.

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

6. The measure of darkness and lightness within a color

7. The exact center of the page.

8. One 0 or 1 of binary code

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

10. 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.

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

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

13. 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.

14. Uniformly spaced lines.

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

16. Measurement unit for pixel count on digital cameras

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

18. The purity of a hue or color.

19. 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.

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

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

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

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

24. 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.

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

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

27. 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

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

29. 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

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

31. Computer aided drafting and design

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

33. Paper orientation that is horizontal

34. 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

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

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

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

38. Uneven spacing of otherwise uniform lines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

47. CADD line placed on a drawing to indicate measurements

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

49. Adding white to a hue

50. 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