ACA Illustrator Domain 2: Identifying Design Elements When Preparing Images
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Short for picture element. A single point in a picture laid out in rows and columns.
Measured in pixels per inch (ppi); the higher the resolution, the more pixels per inch.
Dots per Inch (DPI)
The number of dots per inch for gray-scale images or color separation in a laser and commercial printing. This is measured in Lines per inch (lpi). Also known as screen ruling, line screen frequency, or screen frequency.
Lines Per Inch (LPI)
Measurement of screen frequency, screen ruling, and line screen frequency.
The relationship of the object's height to its width.
Field of View
The area that makes up the picture.
Used in graphic design to emphasize important elements and organize content in a logical manner.
The selections made to design the text and the placement of the words.
The feeling that is conveyed to make the typeface comfortable and easy to read.
Uses red (R), green (G), and blue (B) in various combination to create the colors you see on a computer display, a television screen, or a movie in a theater.
Uses cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y), and black (K) to create various colors in print.
Colors that are in a range that can be displayed or printed.
High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Allow a photographer to record a much larger range of tonal detail than can be captured in one photo.
Contains minimally processed data that is not ready to be used and still needs to be process. This format is analogous to negatives in film photography, and images in this format are sometimes referred to as digital negatives.
Represented by pixels in a grid layout; each pixel contains color information for the image. Also known as raster image.
Represented by pixels in a grid layout; each pixel contains color information for the image.
Created with mathematical calculations and can be enlarged without a loss of quality.