All Tips

All Tips

February 8, 2018

Printing your artwork: Composite images

Digital Art

Printing a composite image that contains many layers and shapes can be time-consuming. You can print a single-layer version of the image much more quickly. Instead of flattening a composite image by dropping each layer to the canvas,...

February 6, 2018

Drawing simple curves with CorelDRAW

Graphics

The 3-Point Curve tool in CorelDRAW lets you draw simple curved lines by specifying the object width and height. Use this tool to create arc shapes, and circular and symmetrical curves quickly, without manipulating nodes.   Using...

January 31, 2018

Varying paper grain position and rotation

Digital Art

Grain lets you control the amount of paper texture that brushstrokes reveal. Normally, when you make a brushstroke, the paper grain is fixed, which means that the texture is in the same position. To get organic, non-repetitive looking...

January 23, 2018

Why paint with a pen tablet?

Digital Art

Overall, a stylus provides more control and interactivity than a mouse because it gives you the most responsive digital painting experience by allowing your hand and brush to work fluidly as one. While a mouse is a great pointing...

January 5, 2018

Repositioning vanishing points

Digital Art

The Perspective Guide presets include one, two, or three vanishing points that help set the direction of the perspective. When you reposition a vanishing point, you can reposition both the horizon and the primary lines, or you can...

January 2, 2018

Selecting all objects in a CorelDRAW project

Graphics

Select all objects in a drawing by double-clicking the Pick tool. This action selects all objects on the active page and on the desktop, the area surrounding the drawing page. Use this tip when you want to apply the same changes to all...

January 2, 2018

Displaying all objects in a CorelDRAW project

Graphics

As you are editing your CorelDRAW project, you can double-click the Zoom tool to quickly display all objects and view your changes in context. This action displays all objects on the active page as well as any objects on the desktop,...

January 2, 2018

Accessing color variants in CorelDRAW

Graphics

To access different shades or tints of a color, just point to a color swatch on a color palette, and hold down the left mouse button until a color palette appears. Learn more about choosing colors in the CorelDRAW Help....

January 2, 2018

Inserting placeholder text

Graphics

When you are designing a flyer, brochure or any other project containing blocks of text with CorelDRAW, placeholder text can help you make quick decisions about the layout.   Using the Text tool , drag to create the text frames...

January 2, 2018

Painting with the Wacom Art Pen

Digital Art

If you have a flat-tip Intuous Art Pen that supports 360-degree barrel rotation, you can adjust your brushstrokes based on the rotation of the stylus.   Enabling rotation can add an entirely new dimension to your brushstrokes. To...

January 2, 2018

Painting with the Wacom Airbrush Pen

Digital Art

The Intuos Airbrush — the first true computer airbrush — provides fingertip media flow control. Corel Painter airbrushes take advantage of the Intuos Airbrush stylus wheel control. Like the needle control on a real airbrush, the Intuos...

December 29, 2017

Adjusting the spacing between paragraphs

Graphics

Paragraph spacing plays an important role in document design and layout. You can change the spacing before and after paragraphs. To adjust the spacing between paragraphs Using the Text tool , select the paragraphs you want. In the Text...

December 28, 2017

Adjusting the interline spacing

Graphics

You can change the vertical space between lines of text, which is also known as “leading” or “interline spacing.” To adjust the interline spacing Using the Text tool , select the paragraph text. In the Text...

December 22, 2017

Creating multicolor brushstrokes

Digital Art

You can create brushstrokes of more than one color. Color variability can be used to enhance the Natural-Media appearance of your work. Color variability can be set for HSV or RGB mode, and it can be based on the current gradient or...

December 22, 2017

What does the Clone Color button do?

Digital Art

You can use the Clone Color button to turn brushes into cloners. The Clone Color button toggles between the current color (or the Main color) and the current clone source. To turn a brush into a cloner Click the Clone Color button  in...

December 13, 2017

Modifying a contour effect interactively

Graphics

The Contour tool creates a three-dimensional effect by creating a series of concentric curves that progress to the inside or outside of an object or text.   To contour an object In the toolbox, click the Contour tool . Click the...

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