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Questions about the tools used for applying paint to a canvas. Digitally, a brush refers to a tool designed to mimic the application of color similar to traditional media. This often results in soft e…
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Questions about the digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing software package published by Adobe Systems, used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production.
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Questions about methods and scripts for automation and alterations by programming language within Adobe Illustrator.
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Questions about work while self-employed and not committed to a particular employer long-term. Freelancers are sometimes represented by a company or an agency that resells their labor and that of othe…
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Questions about one of the following alterations: rotation, translation, reflection, or resizing.
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Questions about different ways of storing data in a file. Different file formats can usually be recognized by their extension.
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Questions about making the opaque backgrond of an image transparent.
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Questions about the size of a file in bytes, and about optimizing that size. Typically, optimizing involves getting the file to be as small as possible without losing (significant) quality.
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Questions about the action of applying a colour, pattern or gradient within a defined area often defined by lines, strokes and/or borders.
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Questions about preset effect in image manipulation such as photo filters in Photoshop or similar visual tools.
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Questions about the JPEG (`/ˈdʒeɪpɛɡ/ jay-peg`) file format. JPEG, seen most often with the `.jpg` extension, is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital photography.
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Questions about a specific visual language, the use of text, graphics and images recognisable as belonging to a certain method, type, use, and/or time period.
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Questions about creating scale or full-size models of a design or device. They are used for teaching, demonstration, design evaluation, promotion, and other purposes.
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Questioons about 'raster' graphics images, or bitmaps, a dot matrix data structure representing a generally rectangular grid of pixels, or points of color, viewable via a monitor, paper, or other disp…
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Questions about managing different font files, and about software to enable such management.
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Questions regarding designing for Apple's iPhone OS.
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Questions about the action of creating an image and "cutting it up" with a slicing tool to use the separate elements for use in web applications.
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Questions about symbols; marks or characters used as conventional representations of objects, functions, or processes. Ask anything related to the design of symbols.
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Questions about pen-tablets or graphics tablets, pieces of hardware connected to a computer on which one can write and draw with a pen, much in the same way as pen on paper.
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Questions about the way objects appear based on spatial attributes: how objects relate to the observer.
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Questions about the technique of smoothing transitions between color fields within an image. Anti-aliasing is used in digital photography, computer graphics, digital audio, and many other applications…
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Questions about the different ways color can be quantified and indexed, like for example GRB, CMYK, Lab or HSB. Also applicable to questions about communicatin between different color spaces.
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Questions about the granting of permission to use copyrighted material by the copyright holder, often for a fee. Licenses are common in software usage, like font files, stock images but also applicati…
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Using Illustrator effect tools to manipulate objects, images, paths; handle colour control and altering shapes.
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Questions about the creation of typefaces and storing them into font files.
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Questions about removing part of an image at the sides, or about removing a few millimeters of paper from around the sides of a printed piece after printing.
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Questions about the method of rendering a visual element (text, image, drawing) "out of focus", wholly or partly.
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Questions about typefaces without serifs, or font-identification queries with like typefaces. Examples of sans serif typefaces are Arial, Helvetica, Verdana and Univers.
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Questions about original images, captured or created, made available by the original artist for use in other projects, often through licensing arrangements.
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Questions about the game development process of designing the content and rules of a game in the pre-production stage and design of gameplay, environment, storyline, and characters during production s…
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Questions about consistently recreating a color, most often across different color spaces.
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Questions about the variation of colour and shape in visual elements, text and illustrations, to define difference/sameness.
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Questions about the use of elements to represent, mimic or suggest an idea, an action or an object. In graphic design, this is usually visual objects, but can technically also include sound, words, nu…
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Questions about Microsoft's series of graphical interface operating systems.
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Questions about keyboard shortcuts for an actions. Can also refer to a simplified workflow with predefined results.
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Questions about adding the impression of a 3D effect by adding shadows to 2D objects.