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MaWD 2.02 Vector

Lesson 2.02 Vector Graphic Vocab

Artboard The area of the illustration
Objects Any shape, image, or text than can be moved.
Lines An open ended path with two anchor points
Anchor Point Basic component of paths, which appears at the start and end of every path or where it change directions
Line Segment Part of a line that has an anchor point on each end
Path Made up of one or more line segments
Open path one of more paths for which the start points and end pounts are not the same
Closed Path A continuous path that has no beginning or end
Shapes Geometric based tools that allow you to create primitive shapes
transformation scaling, rotation, shearing, and reflecting
smart guides guides that appear as you move around a document indicating various points of aligment
Stacking order the order of how objects are arranged on the artboard
Selection Tool Selects an object or a group of ojects
Direct Selection Tool Selects anchor points or paths
Stroke The outline of a shape or path
Fill To put color, or pattern into a object
Swatches Named colors tints
Gradients Filling an object with a smooth transition
Patterns Repeated
Drawing Using shapes or other tools such as pen or pencil to simulate things
Pen tool In uses anchor points to allow you to create line
Bezier A curved segment of a path
Image Trace A tool in a vector program will take a raster image
Pathfinder A tool that contains four shape options
vector effects Commands that can be applied to an object
Point type A line of text than begins at the point that you click
area type uses the boundaries of an area created by dragging
Type on path Alllows you to attach text
Text wrap Controls how area text flows over or around a object
Created by: meechaj