CS6 Design Tools _ Chapter 1
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A graphic composed of pixels. All Photoshop images are bitmap graphics.
The bed of pixels that make up an image.
Cyan, magenta, yellow, and black; a color model in Photoshop; the subtractive primary colors; the four process colors central to conventional offset printing.
Defines the colors we see and work with in digital images. RGB (red, green, blue), CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black), and HSB (hue, saturation, brightness) are all color models and each uses a different method for describing color.
A group of preset settings for controlling how color will appear on your monitor and in a printed document.
A basic task in which you define an area of an image that you want to keep and then discard the remainder of the image.
Image that you get from a digital camera, from scanning a photograph or a slide, or that you create from scratch in Adobe Photoshop.
A shortened form of "high-resolution"; usually refers to images with a minimum of 300 pixels per inch.
Refers to the physical dimensions (width/height) of the Photoshop file.
Process used when an image is enlarged in which new pixels are created based on color information from existing pixels.
Dragging the Zoom tool on the image to magnify a specific area.
Refers to how opaque pixels on a layer are. A layer with 0% opacity is completely transparent and not visible.
Smallest component of a bitmap graphic; derived from the words picture and element.
Changing the total pixel count of an image when resizing an image.
The number of pixels per inch (ppi) in a bitmap graphic.
A Photoshop command that restores the file to its status when you last saved.
Red, green, and blue; the most-used color model in Photoshop; the additive primary colors of light; red, green, and blue light can combine to produce all the other colors in the spectrum; colors you see on your monitor are created by mixing varying strengths and combinations of red, green, and blue.
Operations that change the location of pixels; Photoshop transformations include scaling, rotating, skewing, and distorting pixels.
The application interface; includes the Menu bar, the Tools panel, the dock of panels on the right of the screen, and the document.