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This Vocabulary Crossword will help student practice the vocabulary terms for MaWD 1.01 Multi Use Design Elements Vocabulary.

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COLOR MODES MONITORS: Colors are created by mixing varying degrees of red, green and blue light. Referred to as RGB (red, green, blue)
LINES: Used to organize information, simulate movement, lead the eyes and enhance a design.
COLOR MATCHING: The process of matching the colors produced on the computer screen to the colors that can be printed on paper using ink to ensure the printed publication looks as much like the on-screen publication as possible.
COLOR SATURATION: The amount of the hue used; a color’s intensity.
ANALOGOUS COLOR SCHEME: Any three colors which are side by side on a 12 part color wheel.
COLOR HUE: A color
CALMING COLORS: The use of cool colors (blue, green and violet)
COLOR MODES PRINTERS: In the four-color printing process, color is created by layering cyan, magenta, yellow and black ink. Referred to as (CMYK )(cyan, magenta, yellow and black)
TEXTURE: Used to convey a “visual” sense of feel.
COLOR TINT: A hure plus white.
NEGATIVE SPACE: The “white space”; the distance between objects; gives a design breathing room.
SHAPES: The 2-deminsional space; used to enhance a publication.
ORGANIC: The natural or man-made objects such as leaves, trees, and cars.
NEUTRAL COLORS: The use of beige, ivory, taupe, black, gray, and white.
COLOR HARMONY: A visually pleasing arrangement of colors.
COLOR: Can be used to evoke emotion.
POSITIVE SPACE: The length, width, and depth of objects
COMPLEMENTARY COLOR: Any 2 colors directly opposite each other on the color wheel.
MASS: The size or amount of space taken up by an element.
EXCITING COLORS: The use of warm colors (red, orange and yellow).
MONOCHROMATIC SCHEME: Thuses variations in lightness and saturation of a single color.
COLOR THEMES: Can be used to set a tone or mood for the publication.
COLOR SHADE: A hue plus black.
COLOR THEORY: It is a body of practical guidance to color mixing and the visual effects of a specific color combination. There are also definitions (or categories) of colors based on the color wheel: primary color, secondary color and tertiary color.
GEOMETRIC: Square, Triangle, and Circle.
COLOR PALETTE: A chart used to choose colors from.
COLOR VALUE: The brightness of a color.
FORM: The 3-dimensional space added to objects by the addition of shadows, tone, or color transitions.
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LAURA HILDEBRAN on Nov 07, 06:43am

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