Framing consisting of cutting off or obscuring most of the surrounding of a subject, removing distractions from the background and emphasising the subject.
A digital file created in Adobe's illustration and photo manipulation software Photoshop. PSD files are used to edit images, create graphics, art, icons, images, among a plethora of other things.
An observation in Psychology that suggests that the number of mental objects the average person can keep track of is seven (plus or minus two).
CMYK is a colour space created for the printing process. It stands for Cyan Magenta Yellow Key (black).
A unit for defining the size of a font. It's not a distance; this unit's measurement is only relative to the typeface's design.
A measure of the height of a set of text on an element.
The art of drawing original characters and symbols — especially for decorative purposes.
A term that means the smallest amount of work that can be done to move a project forward.
Colours that directly across the colour wheel, like blue and orange. When you put these colours next to each other, they make a great contrast together. Complementary colours are often found in nature.
An organised arrangement of elements used for a particular purpose, such as to create striking visual effects or to convey information effectively. Good composition is achieved through different methods, such as placing figures or objects in a scene, revising and simplifying lines and shapes that make up a figure, and arranging multiple figures or objects into meaningful relationships.
A type of font that comes pre-installed in an operating system.