Introduction to CorelDRAW

Introduction to
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

This series of tutorials will introduce you to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, the powerful graphic design tool that can be used for a wide range of creative projects.

Whether you are a professional designer or a hobbyist looking to explore your creative side, this course will lay the foundations you need to get the most out of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. Ideally suited to new owners of the software, these videos cover topics like setting up your workspace and getting familiar with some of the basic tools that you will use in every project.

How to Align and Position Objects

Learn about the CorelDRAW tools that will help you position objects with precision and ease: guidelines, align and distribute options, and live guides.

Clipping Objects into Other Objects with PowerClip

Learn how to use the PowerClip tool in CorelDRAW for clipping objects, such as photos, bitmaps and vector objects, inside text, frames or other objects.

Introduction to Color Theory

This written tutorial provides an introduction to color theory, an overview of RGB and CMYK color modes, and color management tools in CorelDRAW.

Advanced Transparency Effects

Learn how to use CorelDRAW’s Transparency tool to blend 2 or more photos into composite images, add reflections and create unique halftone effects.

How to Use the Transparency Tool

Learn how to use the Transparency tool in CorelDRAW to apply different types of transparencies and adjust the settings to create unique effects.

Working with Layers in the Object Manager

Learn the basics of working with layers in CorelDRAW by using the Object Manager to add, copy and customize layers, and work with a master layer.

How to Weld, Trim and Combine Objects

Learn how to use CorelDRAW’s shaping tools to transform objects, by welding or combining objects, using one object to trim another object, and more.

CorelDRAW Video Tip: Drawing Basic Shapes

This short video will show you how to use the Rectangle, Ellipse and Polygon tools to create basic vector shapes in CorelDRAW.

CorelDRAW Video Tip: Basic Transformations

This quick 2 minute video tip will show you how to move, scale, rotate, stretch and skew a vector object.

Corel PHOTO-PAINT Tip: Using Defringe to Remove White Edges

Learn how to use the Defringe tool in PHOTO-PAINT to quickly and easily clear up white edging on your images.

CorelDRAW Video Tip: Open and Import .CDR Files

In this video tip, we look at several ways to open and import native CorelDRAW (.CDR) files in a few quick and easy steps.

Corel PHOTO-PAINT Tip: Create Sun and Light effects

Here are some fast and simple tips from CorelDRAW Master Stephan Lindblad on how to add sun and light effects to your photos.

Working with Transparencies

Learn how to use the transparency tools and lenses in CorelDRAW to combine 2 or more images into a fantastical composite image.

10 Tips for Better CorelDRAW Productivity

Want to speed up your CorelDRAW workflow and increase your productivity? Check out these top 10 tips and tricks from the experts.

How to Design Curves

Watch this helpful tutorial to learn how to use CorelDRAW’s curve drawing tools, and how to use different types of nodes to edit and manipulate curves.

How to Create a Brochure Template

Learn how to build the basic frame of a brochure template, so you can quickly and easily create custom brochures – just drop in your photos and add your text.

How to Customize the CorelDRAW Workspace

In this tutorial, you will learn how to customize your CorelDRAW interface to make sure everything you need is just one click away.

How to Use Color Harmonies

Learn how to use Color Harmonies in CorelDRAW to quickly and painlessly adjust the color scheme of a project.

How to Use Print Merge

Learning how to use Print Merge in CorelDRAW can save you time and money by automating your print jobs for items like invitations, name badges, and more.


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