Corel Draw

Corel Draw

Course Duration: 15 hours

CorelDraw (styled CorelDRAW) is a vector graphics editor developed and marketed by Corel Corporation of Ottawa, Canada. It is also the name of Corel's Graphics Suite, which bundles CorelDraw with a bitmap image editor, Corel Photo-Paint, and other graphics-related programs.

Introductions

  • CorelDRAW overview
  • Navigating within a document
  • Show/hide palettes
  • Using Zoom & Viewing modes

Creating basic objects

  • Using the drawing tools
  • Drawing rectangles, circles, polygons & lines
  • Setting object fills & outlines
  • Copying object attributes

Manipulating Objects

  • Select/Move/Resize objects
  • Rotate & skew objects
  • Altering the pivot point
  • Copying objects
  • Group and lock
  • Changing the stacking order

Working with text

  • Artistic vs paragraph text
  • Adding & Formatting artistic text
  • Adding paragraph text
  • Setting paragraph options
  • Using Spell check
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Importing text

Images and cliparts

  • Importing bitmaps & clipart
  • Inserting symbols
  • Creating symbols
  • Crop/Edit/Export Bitmaps

Adds to accuracy

  • Customising the ruler & grid
  • Using snap-to
  • Moving the zero point
  • Moving the ruler
  • Specifying precise object parameters

Creating complex objects

  • Creating bézier curves
  • Using Tools: - shape, freehand, knife & eraser
  • Reshaping paths
  • Converting text to paths
  • Combining objects

effects

  • Fit Text To Path
  • Transforming objects with envelopes
  • Creating blends
  • Drop shadows
  • The artistic media tool
  • Adding perspective
  • Extruding objects
  • Lens effects
  • Applying PowerClips

Printing

  • Choosing the right file format
  • Printing documents
  • Setting print options
  • Creating print styles
  • Using the Print Merge Wizard
  • Exporting