VERTICAL SCAN RATEAlso called FRAME RATE. The number of
times per second a screen redraws an image.
VIDEO DIGITIZING CAMERAA camera or film recorder attached to
the front of a CRT screen used to record images.
VIDEO DISPLAY TERMINAL (VDT)A visual display used in
photocomposition work in conjunction with a keyboard.
VIEWING PLANE LINESee CUTTING PLANE LINE.
VIEWPOINT The eye level of the viewer and the distance from the scene.
VIGNETTEFading an image from heavier to lighter tones blending it into
the background or eliminating the background altogether.
VISIBLE LINEThe outline used for all edges seen by the eye.
VISUALIZING PAPERA white, semitransparent paper used for making
layouts and preliminary drawings.
VISUAL LITERACYThe ability to communicate effectively using only
WARM COLORSColors associated with heat or fire.
WASHA monochromatic rendering with a brush and transparent
WASH DRAWINGA watercolor painting consisting mainly of washes.
WATERCOLORA dry pigment bound by an adhesive, such as gum
arabic, and applied, greatly reduced by water, to a surface in a transparent
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