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Computer Graphics Design

Subject : it-skills
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1. The area slightly above and to the right of the geometric center

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

3. When elements on a page are evenly balanced

4. 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.

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

6. 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.

7. Computer aided drafting and design

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

9. Visual element in a page design that the viewer notices first

10. Unit of measurement. 72 points= 1"

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

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

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

14. Paper orientation that is horizontal

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

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

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

18. 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.

19. Adding white to a hue

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

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

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

23. 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

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

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

26. One 0 or 1 of binary code

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

28. 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

29. The exact center of the page.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

37. 8 bits= byte. Measurement unit of storage space on the computer

38. 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

39. CADD line placed on a drawing to indicate measurements

40. The purity of a hue or color.

41. A device that captures a copy of a 2-D object so it can be brought into the computer

42. Freeform lines

43. 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

44. 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.

45. 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.

46. Measurement unit for pixel count on digital cameras

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

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

49. A compressed image file format.

50. 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.