Second six weeks- Digital Media

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Layer group
Several layers placed in a folder
Load selection
Photoshop automatically selects everything on one layer
Blending mode
Determines how a layer mixes with a lower layer
Opacity
How transparent or non-transparent a layer is
Filter
A particular effect that can be applied to an image in Photoshop
Canvas
The active space in Photoshop where your image is visible
Ruler
A tool that lets you measure parts of an image in Photoshop
Guide
Straight lines pulled that are from the ruler tool to help design, but do not appear in the final image
Desaturate
Remove color from an image
Liquify
Series of filters that allow a user to warp pixels in a photo
Color balance
Adjusting the intensity of colors in an image
Bloat tool
The tool in the liquify filter panel that makes selected pixels expand
Target audience
Particular group at which something is aimed
Design principles
Elements of art used in a design product
Contrast
In design products, a difference in color, shape or other element
Repetition
In design products, this happens when a designer reuses elements throughout the design
Alignment
In design products, how elements are placed and lined up
Proximity
In design products, how close together or far apart elements are
PSD
The native format for Photoshop.
GIF
A lossy file type capable of maintaining a transparent background, also capable of being animated
PNG
A lossless file type capable of maintaining a transparent background
JPG
A lossy file type, also the most common graphic file format
Lossy
Types of files that take up less disk space and do not retain the quality of the original
Lossless
Types of files that take up more disk space, but retain the quality of the original
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