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Questions about functionalities that add editable, pre-programmed effects and styles to different layers or objects in an image file. Usually refers to Photoshop's layer styles, like drop shadow, embo…
Questions about the use of black. In print, black can have different appearances depending on the actual inks used.
Questions about preferred methods of achieving an effect or other result. Using best practices may affect, amongst others, compatibility, degradation, and usability.
Data-merge is a software function which compiles a final file from multiple sources of information.
Questions about reducing a file's size by automated pattern recognition, and the resulting changes in image quality.
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.
A piece of software that installs as an add-on to an existing app to give additional functionality.
Questions about a utility in Adobe InDesign that can be used to apply a style or template to a subsequent set of pages.
Questions regarding the history of design, typography and/or art.
Questions about the creation of basic designs, to be used as a starting point for more advanced designs. Can also apply to questions about creating 'skins' for eg. websites.
An image consisting of mapped pixels, where each are given a value (colour). Bitmaps gives the "lego effect" when zoomed in. This is opposed to vector graphics, which do not deteriorate when zoomed.
Questions about the variation of colour and shape in visual elements, text and illustrations, to define difference/sameness.
Questions about the method used in graphic manipulation software and web technology, of applying content to separate "levels", and then these being individually possible to manipulate.
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…
Questions regarding naturalistic, representational, photographic or abstract painting. This also includes questions about painting technique, tools, materials etc. This can include questions regarding…
Questions about the adjustment of spacing between font glyphs to achieve a visually pleasant arrangement.
Fontforge, formerly known as PfaEdit, is a type face editor tool.
Questions about products or services that have no cost.
Questions about the proprietary 3D graphics software produced by Autodesk, Inc. Maya® 3D animation software offers a comprehensive creative feature set for 3D computer animation, modeling, simulation,…
Questions about both the aesthetics of creating pleasing "wrapping" and the technical skills involved in making a package which "works" for a product. Usually refers to product packaging.
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…
Questions about design related to presenting content to a usually live audience. Presentations are regularly part the design, part talk.
Bleed is a printing term that refers to printing that goes beyond the edge of the sheet before trimming. In other words, the bleed is the area to be trimmed off.
usually refers to the activity of creating three-dimensional objects in a digital, two-dimensional space.
Questions that are specifically related to the 2014 Creative Cloud versions of Adobe's suite of software.
Questions about the freeware program for digital photo editing. Paint.net is currently only available for Windows.
Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a set of rules for encoding documents in machine-readable form. It is defined in the XML 1.0 Specification produced by the W3C. The design goals of XML emphasize si…
A graphic representation of informational data.
Questions about issues related to and depends on dimensions of design.
Questions about designs that adapt to the size of the viewing device.