Experts

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CorelDRAW Experts Graphic Design

Corel works with a number of experienced graphic designers and visual artists to produce high quality learning materials. These veteran CorelDRAW users have the skills you need to take your designs to the next level.

Ariel Garaza Diaz CorelDRAW Master

Ariel Garaza Diaz was born on 1965 in Montevideo, Uruguay and started with graphic design on 1980 at age 15. Of course, at that time it was all hand drawings. He studied Advertising, Media and Journalism, and from there he started to use the computer in his daily work. When he discovered CorelDRAW in 1989, he changed his way of working and his task performance increased. After teaching at various institutes, in 1995 Ariel founded his own school where...

Anand Dixit CorelDRAW Master

Anand started his career in the Advertising industry in 1983. He used to see the creative artists working with great visuals and was fascinated with their thought processes and the designs they created. In 1991 Anand and his wife, who is a qualified Commercial Artist, decided to start their own business, and have been running a design studio ever since. Together, they have created over 5000 pieces of art in the past 20 years, including brochures, leaflets, corporate identity,...

Maliek Whitaker YouTuber

Maliek Whitaker has been making videos for over 23 years. He initially made videos for fun and his natural ability to capture memorable moments on film led to creating videos for friends, family, and eventually clients. Since videomaking was always a passion, he decided to share his talents with others. Helping people create fantastic videos brings him joy and continues to be his focus to this day. A few years ago, Maliek found that he could reach more people...

Robert Patterson Professional Photographer

Robert Patterson has been a photographer and television camera man for more than 20 years. His career has allowed him to cover a wide range of fascinating subjects from Queen Elizabeth II to Jane Goodall to The Dali Lama as well as many different and fascinating locales. While his preferred subject matter is landscape photography, he is well versed in a wide variety of photographic styles and loves them all. Robert is currently working with Corel as a contributor...

Bart van der Molen

Bart van der Molen (AKA Gripps) has been a competitive bodybuilder for 25 years, winning the Mr Universe in 2004. In 2006 bodybuilding area forum and YouTube channel was formed. Making videos for his channel he quickly became interested in editing software. This then turned into a passion and he vowed that once he mastered Corel VideoStudio he would teach others. He reinvented himself as Gripps2211 a name which belonged to his training partner who has since passed away....

Blair Gable Professional Photographer

Blair Gable is a freelance photojournalist working and living in Ottawa, Ontario who specializes in political news coverage, professional sports, and environmental portraiture. Having inside access into Canadian federal politics, Blair has been able to photograph some of the most powerful Presidents, Prime Ministers and Royals in the world. Blair works for some of Canada’s largest media outlets, including Reuters, Macleans Magazine, the Globe and Mail, and many other national and international magazines, newspapers and agencies.
Blair uses his iPhone...

Carole Asselin Speciality: Scrapbooking

Carole Asselin (also known online as Cassel) is a long time Paintshop Pro user, who discovered the program at version 7. She loved exploring the powers of the program by “pushing the buttons” on her own. When she heard of digital scrapbooking, it became clear that she then had a purpose for using her PSP. She led a large Yahoo group, teaching people how to create digital layouts and digital elements using only the tools and commands of PSP...

Roger Wambolt Specialty: CorelDRAW

Roger Wambolt’s career is the culmination of over 21 years in graphic design and education. It began in the trenches at Corel, where Roger provided user support, training and championed Corel’s partner programs. Over the years, he acquired extensive knowledge through his relationships with graphics professionals in many industries, including print, sublimation, screen printing, sign making, engraving, and embroidery. In 2010, he started AdArt Graphics, to provide graphic design and training services to a variety of international clients.
 
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Discovery Center Team Content Creator

The Discovery Center Team is a collection of creative and talented individuals from within the entire Corel organization including customer service, product management, product development, training, social media support and of course the Web and Graphic Design departments. Their backgrounds and experiences are as diverse as the projects in our gallery, but what they do have in common is a passion for creating outstanding art using Corel products and the desire to share their product knowledge and creativity with...