COMPUTER PLATFORMThe use of a particular brand of computer to
develop software programs specifically for that brand.
COMPLEMENTARY COLORSAny two opposing hues on a color
COMPOSITEComprised of two or more parts.
COMPOSITIONThe arrangement of forms, colors, lines, and other
COMPOSITORA machine that converts electronic data into an acceptable
format for a printer.
COMPREHENSIVEA layout of art or type, either in black-and-white or
COMPREHENSIVE SKETCHA finished layout that defines all of the
elements, such as type, illustration, and spacing.
COMPRESSED FILESCompacting computer-generated files to save disk
and memory space or to facilitate faxing.
COMPUTER GRAPHICSArtwork created by the use of a computer.
CONSTRUCTION The drawing of objects so that they appear solid or
CONSTRUCTION LINESLightly drawn lines used in the preliminary
layout of a drawing.
CONTACT SCREENA screen placed in direct contact with the film or
plate to obtain a halftone pattern from a continuous-tone original.
CONTINUOUS-TONE ARTArtwork created using any medium that does
not use a halftone process to represent tone.
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