An amalgamation of engineering and artistry

CEED Notes

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  • - Isogram (dermatoglyphics), Pangram (The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy sleeping dog), Palidrome (Able I was ere I saw Elba), Semordnilap (Stressed is desserts), Kangaroo/Marsupial words (Encourage), Lipogram (think Gadsby), Rebus (YYUR; YYUB. ICUR YY4me), Anagram/Aptigram/Antigram (Villainousness - an evil soul's in/voilence - nice love), Tautonym (Pago Pago), Ambigram (NOON)

  • Circumlocution - Phrase that circles around the main idea with multiple words instead of directly evoking it with fewer and apter words.

  • Logology - Logology (or ludolinguistics) is the field of recreational linguistics, an activity that encompasses a wide variety of word games and wordplay. The term is analogous to the term "recreational mathematics".

  • Art Styles - Rennaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical

  • Assemblage - It is an artistic form or medium usually created on a defined substrate that contains 3D elements projecting out of or from the substrate.

  • Tangram - The tangram (literally: "seven boards of skill") is a dissection puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes. The objective of the puzzle is to form a specific shape (given only an outline or silhouette) using all seven pieces, which can not overlap. Only 13 convex tanagram configurations exits (config segment drawn between any two points on the configuration's edge always pass through the configuration's interior, i.e., configurations with no recesses in the outline).

  • Ostomachion - Mathematical treatise with 14 dissection puzzle.

  • Columbus' Egg

  • - Meaning of all the symbols on a DSLR camera dial

  • Typeface terminologies -

  • Baseline

  • Cap height
  • Crossbar
  • Serif
  • Meanline
  • Bowl
  • Descender
  • Counter
  • Stem
  • Tittle
  • Terminal
  • Ascender
  • Leg
  • Ligature
  • x-height

Horizontal Spacing - Kerning (process of adjusting the space between individual letters) and tracking (Like kerning, tracking adjusts the horizontal spacing between letterforms, but applies to the space between each letter).

In print design language, the vertical space between lines of text is known as leading (pronounced to rhyme with "bedding").

Font Groups - Serif, Sans-serif, Handwritten, Monospace (same footprint of all letters), Novelty(display or decorative fonts) and Dingbats(symbol fonts).
Garamond - Old Serif
Baskerville - Transitional Serif
Didot - Modern Serif
Rockwell - Slab Serif

Official size of the point - 1/72 inch 

  • On the Web, the standard way to display text in a fixed-width font is to wrap it with <pre> and </pre> tags. pre is short for preformatted text, and aside from displaying fixed-width characters, the pre element also preserves tabs, spaces, and line breaks

  • Sheet Sizes -

    The A0 size print measures 84.1 x 118.9cm, 33.11 x 46.81 inches

    The A1 size print measures 59.4 x 84.1cm, 23.39 x 33.11 inches

    The A2 size print measures 42.0 x 59.4cm, 16.53 x 23.39 inches

    The A3 size print measures 29.7 x 42.0cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches

    The A4 size print measures 21.0 x 29.7cm, 8.27 x 11.69 inches
  • Style of Indian sculptures

  • Phenakistiscope - Earliest animation device -

  • Waka - Japanese Poetry

  • Perspectives - One point, two point, three point perspective

  • List of photographic techniques -

  • List of manufacturing techniques -

Famous Personalities in Art

  • Rembrandt - Dutch Artist - Also made paintings with just etching

  • Auguste Rodin - French Sculptor (progenitor of modern sculpture)

  • Pablo Ruiz Piccasso - Co-founded Cubist movement. Neoclassical style. Incorporates Surrealism. Works divided into several periods - the Blue Period (1901–1904), the Rose Period (1904–1906), the African-influenced Period (1907–1909), Analytic Cubism (1909–1912), and Synthetic Cubism (1912–1919), also referred to as the Crystal period.


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