Photoshop Design Principles
Terms in this set (29)
What are the first six Design Principles?
Emphasis, Symmetry, Contrast, Movement, Color, Rule of Thirds
What are the second six Design Principles?
Balance, White Space, Proximity, Unity, Alignment, Repetition
What is the design principle that gives you the best looking layout?
Rule of Thirds
What is the design principle that includes areas of the graphic that do not have images or text?
What are the three design ELEMENTS?
Lines, Shape, Texture
What is the first step in the design process?
Identify the target audience.
What is project scope?
An outline of how long a project should take along with all the steps along the way.
What is a comp?
A mockup or prototype of the design
What is "scope creep"?
When the requirements change while you're actually working on the project
What is image composition?
The actual arrangement of all the parts of the image
Field of View
The actual area you see when you look through the viewfinder of a camera
A range of colors. RGB gamut is red, green and blue and all the colors in between. CMYK is Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black and all the colors in between.
What is another name for a bitmap image?
What type of graphic uses mostly lines, paths and fills?
What are the 5 phases of a project
1)plan (includes identifying the goals, taget audience, content and style and what the finished product will be
2) Schedule (deadlines, scope)
3) Create design comps and/or storyboard
4) Review and evaluate (with client)
5) "Publish" (create the final project)
What is the primary use of Bridge?
To manage, organize, open and view files
What is the type of image that would be considered "unprocessed"?
What type of file is primarily used for photos?
What type of file is primarily used for graphics?
What type of file can be used for both graphics and photos?
What are two design choices you should know at the beginning of the project?
Target audience and client goals
What color mode is used for web?
What color mode is used for printing?
When painting on a mask, what color hides your image?
If you are working on an RGB document and you want to see what it would look like if you printed it (but you do not want to permanently change your image) what would you do?
Go to View, Proof Setup, Working CMYK
How do you save a image that will be viewed as a web page?
File, Save for Web and Devices
What are three ways to change an image non-destructively?
Smart object, smart filter, adjustment layers
How do you load a selection?
Select, Load Selection, Channel
What has to be done to a layer before you can use a smart filter on it?
Convert it to a smart image.