COLOR SEPARATION (1) The photographic process of separating full-
color originals into the primary printing colors; (2) An artist manually
separating the originals for full color reproduction in the creation stage of a
COLOR SKETCH A rough drawing or layout approximating the color in
the final picture.
COLOR SYMBOLISM The use of color to signify or suggest an emotion,
idea, or characteristic.
COLOR WHEEL A circular color chart with colors arranged according to
their positions as a primary, secondary, or tertiary color.
COLUMN (1) A section of text or other matter that makes up a vertically
divided page; (2) A vertical section of a table.
COMBINATION PLATE A press plate that combines both halftones and
COMIC STRIP A series of drawings, in panel format, portraying the
adventures of characters, humorous or otherwise, usually published in
COMMERCIAL ART Artwork of any kind prepared for commercial
advertising and general promotion.
COMPACT DISK Also called CD. A small disk of electronic files
encased in a plastic casing.
COMPASS An instrument for drawing circles and arcs.
COMPUTER DISPLAY MONITOR An output device that allows the
computer operator to see an image of electronic media on a cathode-ray
screen similar to a television monitor.
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