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Computer Graphics Design

Subject : it-skills
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1. Causes lines or objects to "jump" to a predetermined location

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

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. CADD line placed on a drawing to indicate measurements

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

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. The computer language which uses combinations of ones and zeroes

8. 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

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

10. Computer aided drafting and design

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

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

13. The measure of darkness and lightness within a color

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

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

16. Stylized or simplified versions of natural shapes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

24. Uneven spacing of otherwise uniform lines

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

26. Adding black to a hue

27. 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.

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

29. Freeform lines

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

31. A type of graphics in which the image is created using a series of pixels.

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

33. 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.

34. The purity of a hue or color.

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

36. One 0 or 1 of binary code

37. 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

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

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

40. The exact center of the page.

41. 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.

42. When elements on a page are evenly balanced

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

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

45. 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

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

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

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

49. When one or more elements on a page are not balanced

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