The act of safeguarding your work against
equipment malfunction. Data can be backed-up (copied) on various storage mediums
like Floppy disks and storage tapes to compact disks.
Banners are graphic images created to be placed as advertisements
for products on websites.
Bevel is a function in graphic design software that, when applied
to an image, gives the image the appearance of being raised out of the surface.
A common example is buttons on websites. The appearance of the bevel is created
by the application of lighter and darker colors to the image.
The bezier (or Pen) tool draws curved line segments that can
be reshaped by changing its anchor points and/or direction lines.
Bitmap images are resolution dependent,
unlike vector graphics which are resolution independent. A bitmap does not need
to contain a bit of color-coded information for each pixel on every row. It only
needs to contain information indicating a new color as the display scans along
a row. This means that an image with much solid color will tend to require a small
When an image or printed color extends beyond the trimmed edge
of a page, it is called a "bleed". Bleeding ensures that the print extends
to the edges of the paper. The paper is usually trimmed to the desired size after
The brightness (light/dark) of an image, the intensity of a
light source or color luminance.
A tool used (in Adobe Photoshop) to darken an area of