THUMBSPOTS Visual indicators placed on a slide mount to identify the
emulsion side of the film and simplify tray loading.
TILING A fill pattern effect that repeats a pattern over and over.
TILT CARD A vertical card that requires up-and-down camera movement.
TIME LINE A projected plan of execution outlining significant milestones
and deadlines used to monitor work in progress closely.
TINT A mixture of pure color and white.
TISSUE OVERLAY Thin, translucent paper placed over artwork for
protection and corrections.
TITANIUM WHITE An opaque white.
TITLE BLOCK Space in the lower right comer that contains the identity
of the drawing, the subject matter, the origins, the scale, and other data.
TITLE CARD A television card that contains text only.
TONAL Having gradations of gray or intermediate values.
TONE (1) A value usually predominate which sets the key; (2) A thin layer
of paint applied to a ground to eliminate the whiteness of the surface before
TOOL BOX See BUTTON BAR.
TOOTH The ability of the paper surface to accept various mediums.
TORTILLON Also called STUMP or STOMP. Tightly rolled paper,
leather, or felt used to blend charcoal, pastels, pencil, chalk, or crayon.
TOUCHE A liquid-masking agent or lithographic crayon applied by brush
to a lithographic plate or stone.
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