Adding Effects

How to use the Painterly Brush tool

Learn how to use CorelDRAW’s Focus Mode to isolate an object, or group of objects, making it easy to work on only those elements of your artwork.

Creating an interlaced text effect

Learn how to create an interlaced effect in CorelDRAW, to give the appearance that text and objects are intertwined or woven together.

Creating a distressed look

This tutorial will show you how easy it is to add a funky, distressed look to your text using CorelDRAW.

Create a Chiseled Effect

Learn how to use the Outline, Drop Shadow and PowerClip tools in CorelDRAW to create a chiseled wood effect to enhance your design projects.

Create a Mosaic Text Effect

Learn how to use the Text tool, Fountain Fill tool and PowerClip in CorelDRAW to create unique titles using a mosaic text effect.

Create a Halftone Effect

In this written tutorial, CorelDRAW Master Silvio Gomes shows you how to create a poster with a halftone effect on the background.

Creating a Metallic Effect on Objects and Fonts

In this written tutorial, CorelDRAW Master Silvio Gomes shows you how to create a bronze metallic effect on objects and text.

Creating mosaics with PhotoCocktail

Learn how to use the Photo Cocktail feature in CorelDRAW to create a stunning mosaic image using your favorite photos.

Creating Mosaics with the Pointillizer

This tutorial will show you how to use the Pointillizer tool in CorelDRAW to create high-quality vector mosaics.

Creating Duotone and Monochrome Images in CorelDRAW and PHOTO-PAINT

CorelDRAW Master Ariel Garaza Diaz shares his favorite tools and techniques for creating duotone and monotone images in CorelDRAW and PHOTO-PAINT.

Adding effects to text

In this tutorial, we’ll look at some of the fun effects you can apply to text in CorelDRAW, using the Interactive Effects and Shape toolboxes.

Gaussian Blur

Learn how to use the Gaussian Blur lens and the enhances drop shadows with Gaussian blur feathering in PHOTO-PAINT.

Using Corel PHOTO-PAINT Brushes in CorelDRAW

Did you know that you can use the photo-realistic effects of Corel PHOTO-PAINT brushes in CorelDRAW? This tutorial will show you how.

Using the Contour tool in CorelDRAW

Learn how to use CorelDRAW’s Contour tool to add evenly spaced, concentric shapes inside or outside the borders of an object.

How to Apply Non-destructive Effects

Learn how to apply, adjust and experiment with CorelDRAW’s non-destructive effects to get just the look you want, without altering your original image.

Applying effects with interactive lenses

See how to use lenses in CorelDRAW to apply bitmap effects to objects and change their appearance without changing the objects themselves.

How to Apply Art Style Effects

In this tutorial, we experiment with CorelDRAW’s Art Style effects that use artificial intelligence to replicate popular artistic genres.

Adding depth with the Shadow tools

With CorelDRAW’s shadow tools it’s easy to add depth to your design elements. Learn how to apply and fine-tune a drop shadow or inner shadow effect.

How to Use the Adjustments Docker

Learn how to use the Adjustments docker and Adjust menu to easily apply a variety of filters and effects to an image or specific image area.