Important things every graphic designer and filmmaker must know

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What is layout designer?

The layout artist is one of several types of commercial artists known as graphic designers who deliver ideas and information through visual communications. These professionals must possess artistic skills and are typically required to hold a bachelor’s degree in a field pertaining to art or graphic design


What are visual communications?

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Graphic design visual arts – yahyamcp

Visual communication is communication through a visual aid and is described as the conveyance of ideas and information in forms that can be read or looked upon. … It also explores the idea that a visual message accompanying text has a greater power to inform, educate, or persuade a person or audience.


What is visualizer?

Visualizer or visualiser may refer to: Visualizer (advertising), a special position in advertising to assist art directors in producing quick and good quality artworks for presentation. Visualiser (education), a digital interactive teaching tool. Music visualizer, a feature found in some media player software.


What is a storyboard artist?

Work. A storyboard artist visualizes stories and sketches frames of the story. … The digital camera is one of the latest techniques in creating storyboards. They are mostly freelance artists, typically hired by art directors and film directors


What is compositor?

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Graphic design visual arts – yahyamcp

Compositing is the combining of visual elements from separate sources into single images, often to create the illusion that all those elements are parts of the same scene. Live-action shooting for compositing is variously called “Chroma Key”, “blue screen”, “green screen” and other names


What is 3D modeler?

A 3D modeler is a type of multimedia artist or animator who creates three-dimensional models or visuals of items using a variety of different computer software programs and tools.


What is 3D animator?

Sometimes referred to as 3D CGI, 3D animation is a type of animation that uses computer generated images to create animated scenes. Compared to 2D animation, or traditional animation, 3D has much more depth, and it looks much more realistic. An animated scene starts with one picture, which is referred to a frame.


What is Renderer?

3D rendering is the 3D computer graphics process of automatically converting 3D wire frame models into 2D images with 3D photorealistic effects or non-photorealistic rendering on a computer.


What is texturing Artist?

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A texture artist is an individual who develops textures for digital media, usually for video games, movies, web sites and television shows. These textures can be in the form of 2D or (rarely) 3D art that may be overlaid onto a polygon mesh to create a realistic 3D model.


What is lighting Artist?

Lighting Artist. In the fields of visual effects and digital animation, as with live-action, lighting is an important element that creates mood, depth, and realism in a scene.


What is rigging artist?

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A character rig is essentially a digital skeleton bound to the 3D mesh. Like a real skeleton, a rig is made up of joints and bones, each of which act as a “handle” that animators can use to bend the character into a desired pose.



Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics. Vector graphics are based on vectors, which lead through locations called control points or nodes



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Graphic design visual arts – yahyamcp

In computer graphics, a raster graphics image is a dot matrix data structure, representing a generally rectangular grid of pixels, or points of color, viewable via a monitor, paper, or other display medium. Raster images are stored in image files with varying formats.


Raster graphics formats

Image storage. Most computer images are stored in raster graphics formats or compressed variations, including GIF, JPEG, and PNG, which are popular on the World Wide Web. Three-dimensional voxel raster graphics are employed in video games and are also used in medical imaging such as MRI scanners.

Vector Graphics Formats

Vector files such as AI and EPS can remain editable so you can open them back up in Illustrator and edit any text or other elements within the graphic. With images that contain text that are saved as a JPG, PNG or GIF, you would not be able to reopen and edit the text.

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