All Tips

All Tips

November 14, 2017

Creating custom color palettes

Graphics

Custom color palettes are collections of colors or color styles that help you organize and store colors. They can include colors or color styles from any color model, including spot colors, or any color palette found in the Palette...

November 14, 2017

What are main and additional colors?

Digital Art

The additional color is used when applying more than one color in two-color brushstrokes, two-point gradients, and Image hose effects. It is not the background color. In Corel Painter, the background color is the paper color. A...

November 14, 2017

Creating a color set from an image

Digital Art

Color sets are collections of colors that help you organize and store colors. You can create a custom color set from any image that you like.   To create a color set from an image 1. Open the image that contains the colors that...

November 10, 2017

Using the Tab key when splitting objects

Graphics

When cutting objects with the Knife tool, you can use the Tab key to quickly switch between the objects resulting from the splitting action. Split an object with the Knife tool . Press the Tab key once or twice to select the objects...

November 10, 2017

Splitting objects along a Bézier curve

Graphics

Use the Knife tool to split an object along a Bézier curve. In the toolbox, click the Knife tool . Click the Bézier mode button on the property bar. Click where you want to start cutting the object, and then define the curve as though...

November 10, 2017

Setting the Drawing Scale

Graphics

To draw real-world distances to scale without using large pages, right-click a ruler, and click Ruler Setup. Next, click the Edit Scale button in the Options dialog box, and enter a higher value in the World Distance box. Learn more...

October 12, 2017

Choosing Images for Texture Synthesis

Digital Art

You can synthesize a texture from an image or from brushstrokes in a Corel Painter document. When choosing a source image, you may find the following tips helpful. Use images that have some repeating similarity across the image (like...

October 12, 2017

Using Texture Synthesis

Digital Art

Texture synthesis works by picking up small square ’tiles’ from a source image and placing them into a new image (like a jigsaw puzzle) with some adjustment so that neighboring tiles match. The tiles tend to give a seamless...

October 12, 2017

Aligning Selections to Curves

Digital Art

When painting with a selection brush, you can automatically align brushstrokes to a path. An example of a selection aligned to a curve. To align selection brushstrokes to a curve Open or create a document. Click the Quick Curve tool in...

October 12, 2017

Using Page Sorter view to manage pages

Graphics

Page Sorter view lets you manage pages while viewing the page contents. You can change the order of pages as well as copy, add, rename, and delete pages. To manage pages in Page Sorter view: Click View > Page Sorter View Perform a...

October 12, 2017

Highlighting What’s New

Graphics

Check out what’s new since you last upgraded CorelDRAW Graphics Suite by clicking Help > Highlight What’s New, and choosing a version. New and enhanced features appear highlighted.    ...

October 12, 2017

Customizing Bullets

Graphics

You can customize bullets by changing their size, position, and distance from text. 1. Using the Text tool , select the paragraph text. 2. In the Object Properties docker (Window > Dockers > Object properties), click the...

October 12, 2017

Applying Transformations to Objects

Graphics

Use the Transformations docker in CorelDRAW to position, rotate, scale, mirror, and skew objects with ease and precision. You can transform selected objects, and you can transform copies of the selected objects, leaving the original...

September 5, 2017

Cloning with Thick Paint brushes

Digital Art

Turn a Thick Paint brush into a cloner by clicking the Clone Color button  in the Color panel (Window > Color Panels > Color) and start painting. If you are not satisfied with the appearance of the brushstrokes, try the...

September 5, 2017

Improving Thick Paint performance

Digital Art

Thick Paint brushes offer a natural-media experience with the look and feel of thick paint and traditional impasto. To improve the performance of Thick Paint brushes, try the following: 1. In the toolbox, click the Grabber tool . Click...

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