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S22.110 INTRO TO ILLUSTRATOR

REVIEW ACTIVITIES:

  • QUIZLET
  • STUDY STACK
  • KAHOOT PREVIEW
  • JEOPARDY GAME

VOCABULARY:  click links for detailed glossary page:


    • VECTOR: a graphics format that uses mathematical equations to create curves and lines, they can be scaled to any size without loss of quality

    • RASTERan image format that uses a grid of pixels with varying color values, they can lose definition and appear blurry when enlarged (pixelate)

    • FILL:  a color, pattern, or gradient inside a vector shape object. 

    • STROKE: the visible outline of an object consisting of a vector path, you can control the width, color, and style of a stroke. 

    • CMYK Color Mode: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Key (Black) - A subtractive color mode. This color model replicates how a color image will be printed in ink. This should be selected when designing for print.
    • RGB Color Mode: Red, Green, Blue - An additive color model. This color mode mixes light to display color images in electronic systems. This should be selected when designing for screens.
    • Shape Toolkit: A group of tools used to create 2D polygons in Adobe Illustrator. The toolkit includes: Rectangle Tool, Rounded Rectangle Tool, Ellipse Tool, Polygon Tool, and Star Tool.
    • Linked File: Linked images remain independent of the Illustrator file. If you email the AI file, images will not show up for your customer. Fonts may also not show up as they are linked content.
    • Embedded File: Embedded images are actually contained within the Illustrator document at full resolution. If you email the AI file, everything will show up. The downside is file size is increased.

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