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    • Fri, Feb 12 2010

    138th Lesson! Corel DRAW - Blend Effect - Part 12

    Dear Members, Let us learn how to split blend. 1. Open Corel DRAW. 2. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. 3. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. 4. Select both the shapes. 5. Go to menu. 6. Effects > Blend 7. Keep the blend selected. 8. Select "Miscellaneous Blend Options" tab. 9. Please observe carefully. 10. Select Split. 11. Click on any step (that...
    • Thu, Mar 19 2009

    137th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 11

    Dear Members, Selecting different option from the color wheel in the blend docker can produce interesting effects. Open Corel DRAW. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Keep the blend selected. Select “Miscellaneous Blend Options” tab...
    • Fri, Feb 13 2009

    136th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 10

    Dear Members, Selecting different option from the color wheel in the blend docker can produce interesting effects. Open Corel DRAW. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Select blend color tab. This time select the next option that is counter clockwise...
    • Fri, Oct 10 2008

    135th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 9

    Dear Members, Selecting different option from the color wheel in the blend docker can produce interesting effects. Open Corel DRAW. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Select blend color tab. This time select the next option that is clockwise path...
    • Thu, Sep 25 2008

    134th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 8

    Dear Members, Lets see how blend color work. Open Corel DRAW. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Select blend color tab. You will see the color wheel and by default direct path may be selected. If not, then select direct path. Press “Apply”...
    • Mon, Sep 15 2008

    133rd Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 7

    Dear Members, We will start with blend acceleration. Open Corel DRAW. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Keep the rest of the settings as they are. Press “Apply” You will get the blend effect. Select Blend Acceleration tab in the...
    • Mon, Sep 8 2008

    132nd Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 6

    Dear Members, We will start with blend acceleration. Open Corel DRAW. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Keep the rest of the settings as they are. Press “Apply” You will get the blend effect. Select Blend Acceleration tab in the...
    • Mon, Sep 1 2008

    131st Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 5

    Dear Members, Let us try rotate command using blend. You will get an interesting effect. Open Corel DRAW. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with red color. Draw another square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Change the rotate angle to 90. Keep the rest of the settings as they are. Press “Apply” ...
    • Mon, Aug 25 2008

    130th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 4

    Dear Members, we will change the blend steps and see the difference in the effect. Open Corel DRAW. Draw circle using ellipse tool. Fill it with red color. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Keep the default setting as it is. Press “Apply” You will get the blend effect. The default blend steps are...
    • Wed, Aug 20 2008

    129th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 3

    Dear Members, Let us try to blend the colors also. Open Corel DRAW. Draw circle using ellipse tool. Fill it with red color. Draw square using rectangle tool. Fill it with green color. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend Keep the default setting as it is. Press “Apply” You will get the blend effect. You will notice that the red color is gradually changing...
    • Mon, Aug 11 2008

    128th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 2

    Dear Members, We will try to blend two different shapes. Open Corel DRAW. Draw circle using ellipse tool. Draw square using rectangle tool. Select both the shapes. Go to menu. Effects > Blend You will get the Blend docker attached to the right side. And the blend steps tab selected. Keep the default setting as it is. It may say number...
    • Sat, Aug 2 2008

    127th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Blend Effect - Part 1

    Dear Members, Let us start learning blending effect in detail. Open Corel DRAW. Draw circle using ellipse tool. Hold Ctrl key to draw perfect circle. Either duplicate the same circle or draw another circle. Make the second circle bigger than the first one. Select both the circles. Go to menu. Effects > Blend You will get the Blend docker attached to the right side. And the blend steps...
    • Mon, Jul 14 2008

    126th Lesson! Corel DRAW - Contour - Part 10

    Dear Members, Let us find out how the color accelerate in contour effect using color acceleration separately. Go back to the position where you get orange rectangle inside the biggest red rectangle and the yellow rectangle inside orange. Yellow is the smallest one. Keep the object selected. Select the last tab that is Contour Acceleration tab. Uncheck Link Acceleration. Please DO NOT move object...
    • Sat, May 31 2008

    119th Lesson! Corel DRAW - Contour - Part 3

    Dear Members, Let us try outside option. Open Corel DRAW. Draw rectangle using rectangle tool. Effect > Contour Select "Outside" option. Change the steps to 10. Keep the offset distance 0.1 inches. Press "Apply" You will get evenly spaced concentric shape outside the rectangle. Please make a note that when you select "To Center" Option, the steps option goes...
    • Sat, Jan 5 2008

    118th Lesson! Corel DRAW - Contour - Part 2

    Dear Members, We will try different option given for Contour effect. Open Corel DRAW. Draw rectangle using rectangle tool. Effect > Contour Select “To Center” option. Keep the offset distance 0.1 inches. Press “Apply” You will get evenly spaced concentric shape inside the rectangle up to the center. Please make a note that when you select “To Center” Option, the steps option goes blurred...
    • Fri, Nov 16 2007

    117th Lesson! Corel DRAW - Contour - Part 1

    Dear Members, Let us get into the details of Contour command. You can tryout lot of amazing effects using contour. Try to use colors and other option to get the maximum effect. Open Corel DRAW. Draw rectangle using rectangle tool. Effect > Contour You will get the docker to the right side. By default, Contour steps tab may be selected. With "Inside" option and 0.1 inch...
    • Sun, Sep 23 2007

    116th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Envelope – Part 7

    Dear Members, Let us check out another difference between "Unconstrained" and the rest of the three envelope options. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Corel”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Keep it selected. Effects > Envelope You get a docker to your right side on the desktop with the envelope options. Create an envelope with "single Arc" option. Stretch the center top note...
    • Mon, Sep 17 2007

    115th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Envelope – Part 6

    Dear Members, The last "Unconstrained" option need some attention to understand. As it suggests, it is provided to have more free hand with envelope effect. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Corel”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Keep it selected. Effects > Envelope You get a docker to your right side on the desktop with the envelope options. There are four icons above the drop down menu...
    • Wed, Sep 12 2007

    114th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Envelope – Part 5

    Dear Members, Next is "Double Arc" option where the envelope shape forms double arc when stretched by any node. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Corel”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Keep it selected. Effects > Envelope You get a docker to your right side on the desktop with the envelope options. There are four icons above the drop down menu. The Third icon is “Double Arc” Click it...
    • Wed, Sep 5 2007

    113th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Envelope – Part 4

    Dear Members, We will try the option called "Single Arc". With this, when you stretch the any node of the text, it stretches in the form of curve. And Its a single curve. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Corel”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Keep it selected. Effects > Envelope You get a docker to your right side on the desktop with the envelope options. There are four icons above the...
    • Thu, Aug 30 2007

    112th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Envelope – Part 3

    Dear Members, Let us get into the details of Envelope effect. We will try straight-line option. Once you get the result you will automatically understand why it is called straight line. The effect is carried out using straight lines. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Corel”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Keep it selected. Effects > Envelope You get a docker to your right side on the desktop...
    • Fri, Aug 24 2007

    111th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Envelope – Part 2

    Dear Members, There are readymade effect provided under “Add Preset” button. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Corel”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Keep it selected. Effects > Envelope You get a docker to your right side on the desktop with the envelope options. There is “Add Preset” button to the right side of the docker on the top near “Add New” button. Click “Add Preset...
    • Fri, Aug 17 2007

    110th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Envelope – Part 1

    Dear Members, Let us start with another great effect using Corel DRAW. Envelope provides you number of options to shape and edit the object. We will try simple Envelope effect in this lesson before going into the depth of the effect. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say "Corel". Stretch it to make it bigger. Keep it selected. Effects > Envelope You get a docker to your right side...
    • Thu, Jul 19 2007

    109th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Add Perspective – Part 10

    Dear Members, Let us try to use vanishing point to adjust the perspective effect. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Inside”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Effects > Add perspective Press top point over the letter “I” towards right side (top left point of the perspective). Press top point over the letter “e” towards left side (top right point of the perspective). This will make...
    • Thu, Jul 12 2007

    108th Lesson! Corel DRAW – Add Perspective – Part 9

    Dear Members, We can get two vanishing points at the same time. Let us try this carefully. Open Corel DRAW. Type the text, say “Inside”. Stretch it to make it bigger. Effects > Add perspective Press top point over the letter “I” towards right side (top left point of the perspective). Press top point over the letter “e” towards left side (top right point of the perspective). ...