Illustrator Click Space And Symbol – Computer Skills

Illustrator Click Space And Symbol – Computer Skills

This chapter covers Illustrator Click Space And Symbol – Computer Skills.


What is Kerning?

Space between characters


What is Leading?

Distance between the lines


What is Tracking?

Inserting or removing uniform spaces


What file type are bitmap images?

JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF


Describe the Rule of Thirds?

Creating nine equal parts with two horizontal and two vertical lines and creates three equal columns or rows


What illustrator native file format preserves all illustrator data?

EPS


What do you need to understand to make optimum decisions about printing a project?

How the printer’s resolution effects the artwork when printed


What do you have to do first before modifying individual components of a symbol?

Ungroup


What is the area of work that extends beyond the actual panel called?

Bleed


When creating a new document set to profile: Web, what are the default color mode and raster effect settings?

RGB and 72


What happens to a brush stroke set to 5 points when you click Type on a Path?

Stroke goes back to one


Which panel would you use to edit the width and height of an existing shape?

Transform panel


How do you create a rectangle with rounded corners?

Rounded rectangle tool


Describe linking and embedding placed digital images in Illustrator.

Linked image is independent from the document and embedded image is within the document in full resolution


What should be identified to effectively create a flyer for a neighborhood fundraiser?

Target audience and what the fundraiser is for


Discuss what you might present to a client to specify all aspects and details of the project.

Scope of the project


Which panel provides the ability to edit both the stroke and fill?

Color panel


What is a bezier curve?

A curved line or path that is defined by a mathematical equation (has any size scale)


When a new pattern is created, which panel does it add to?

Swatches panel


Describe calligraphic brushes.

Resembles something drawn with a paint brush


Which color mode is used for printing? Which color mode is used for monitor (web) colors?

CMYK, RGB


How do you edit symbols?

Click symbol> symbol panel> edit symbol


What is the blob tool used to create?

Creates closed filled objects


Identify copyright uses and terms

Copyright object for educational purposes (Fair Use), work not protected by copyright (Public Domain), protected work or an idea (Copyright)


What are deliverables?

Any completed work delivered to the client


How do you add a 3-D Extrude and Bevel effect?

Effect> 3D> Extrude bevel


How do you set/adjust the options/settings for tools?

Double click the tool


How do you save symbols as a new library?

Symbols pannel> symbols library> at top of new library


What happens when you click with the type tool to create a point type?

Wherever you click will start the Type line


Convert text to outline

Type> create outline


Add crop mark

Select object> create trim marks> effect> crop marks


Create a new document

File> New document


Create a new print document

File> New> New document profile> Print


Where can you set the document bleed?

New document dialog box and print settings> Marks and bleeds


Add a pucker effect

Effect> Distort> Pucker and bloat


Change tool options (Where?)

Double click on the tool


Create a radial gradient

Gradient panel> Radial


Identify panel icons

Identify correct panels


How do you display transparency grid?

View> Show transparency grid


How do you create a graphic symbol from an image?

Select image> Drag to Symbols panel


How do you export a document as a .png file?

File> Export> Save as type> PNG


Create a center gradient mesh

Object> Gradient mesh> Center


Describe the difference between the pen tool and the pencil tool

Pen tool is with individual clicks to make a path and Pencil tool draws smooth paths


Create a new color swatch

Swatches panel> Panel options> New swatch


How do you place a symbol?

Select the symbol> Drag to symbols panel


Which file type is most used for video?

MPEG


What are advantages of symbols?

Smaller file and can manipulate them easily


If you need a graphic that will be used in many sizes, what file format should be used?

PNG (Vector)


Describe the overall principal behind Gestalt

Whole is greater than the sum of its parts


Project development phases- what is the correct order?

Planning and analysis, scheduling, building, review and evaluate, publishing


Make slices

Object> Slice> Make


Trace and show outlines

Object> Live trace> Show outlines with tracing


Add a fill color to a specific area

Select area> Fill with color


Create an image trace

Place image> Live trace


Scale an image

Object> Transform> Scale


What file format to save fonts for future use?

PDF


Add and modify a workspace from the workspace switcher

Essentials> Manage workspaces


Demographics and target audience don’t include education or income level

Population and age


Changing the Color Settings of the document

Edit> Color settings


Modifying a symbol to include a drop shadow

Click on symbol> Effect> Stylize> Drop shadow


Removing unused swatches from the library

Swatches library> Select all unused> Delete swatches


Changing the Leading of a text frame

Character panel> Change number


Changing the Bleed of an artboard/document

File> Print> Marks and bleeds> Adjust


When will you see the Photoshop Import dialog box?

File> Open


Selecting all objects on a sub-layer and changing the opacity of those objects

Hold down shift and click the layer


Changing the zoom to fit artboard in Window

Edit> Zoom or on bottom left corner or View> Artboard


Hiding guides

View> Hide guides


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