The area of a picture or design that appears to be closest to the viewer.
Special rights given by law to designers that make it illegal to copy their work.
One of two main file formats for web graphics.
Small sketches made quickly to explore the ideas that result from research and brainstorming.
Two colors directly opposite each other on the color wheel.
A basic element repeated to make a pattern.
Tiny edges or "tails" at the end of letters in a typeface.
The practice of establishing a memorable reputation for a product or company.
The process of adjusting the spacing between letters in a word.
Artwork based on an identifiable object, but with few or no details.
A branch of philosophy dedicated to the study of art and theories about the nature and components of beauty.
Intentionally unbalanced parts on opposite sides of a perceived boundary, giving the appearance of equal visual weight.
Referring to materials used to make art.
A systematic, organized collection of student work.
The name of a color, determined by its position in the spectrum.
The areas containing the subject matter in an artwork.
A depiction that exaggerates features or characteristics of a subject to an unnatural, ridiculous or absurd degree.
A lighter value of a hue, created by adding white to the original hue.
An artist's representation of a three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional surface.
The areas of an artwork no occupied by subject matter, but which contribute to the composition.
The spot on the horizon toward which parallel lines appear to converge and at which they seem to disappear.
A line that defines the outer edge of a silhouette.
Precise, elegant handwriting or lettering done by hand.
Painting uses a single hue, plus black and white.
the space between lines of text.