A graphic software tool used to make the edges of an
image appear blurry.
A graphic software tool used to fill selected parts
of images or their backgrounds with a color.
A filter is applied to images or art works to easily
create special effects or to achieve a look that would be too difficult
to create manually.
Vector graphic animation software from Macromedia that
creates browser-independent graphics (graphics that look the same across
all browsers). An advantage of Flash animation is that their download
time are relatively fast.
A color matching system used for process color.
A font is a complete set of characters in a particular
style and typically consists of a full letter set, number set and all
other special characters you get by pressing the shift, control or option
keys. Examples of fonts include "Arial", "Courier New"
Color applied to objects in the foreground of the designed
layout. You can fill in the color of these images with the painting
tool, when the type is created or when the stroke command is applied.
Format text is a function available in most page layout
software, allowing the user to change fonts and point sizes of all copy
The printing process that reproduces colors by combining,
cyan, magenta, yellow and black. If you look through a magnifying glass,
you'll see that the printed image consists of dots in these four colors.
These dots are printed on top of each other, next to each other or just
close to each other, depending on the color and tonal values wanted.
For example; by printing a blue dot over a yellow dot will give you
green etc. To created the shadows in the image, all the colors (with
or without black - depending on the intensity of the shadow) will be
printed on top of each other to create a dark brownish color. The closer
the colored dots are printed to each other, the darker it will appear.
The further apart the colored dots are printed from each other, the
lighter that part of the image will appear.
A tool found in Illustration software allowing
the user to draw freeform shapes as if with a pencil.