• Thu, Apr 28 2016

    New CorelDRAW Tutorial available: Create Transparent 3D Box with Mesh-Fountain Fill by Pratik Shah

    In this tutorial CorelDRAW Master Pratik Shah will guide you through the steps for creating a transparent 3D box with subtle shading effects, using a mesh/fountain fill in CorelDRAW X7. Learn More Note: this tutorial is available in 12 languages (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Traditional and Simplified Chinese), under www.coreldraw.com/tutorials...
    • Tue, Apr 26 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Which file formats are supported by CorelDRAW?

    For a list of file formats supported by CorelDRAW, go to: Help > Product Help… ( F1 ) 1. Select the Contents tab . 2. Click on File formats > Supported file formats . 3. On the right side of the window, click on the desired type for more information on the chosen format. Tip provided by Silvio Gomes, CorelDRAW Master, Artist and Graphic Designer
    • Thu, Apr 21 2016

    Take advantage of the added power from Windows 10 with CorelDRAW Grahics Suite X8

    and learn how to scale the application UI and customize the window border and desktop color. Also, find out how to get more applications, plug-ins, and extensions using the Get More docker. (Please visit the site to view this video)
    • Tue, Apr 19 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Customizing Barcodes

    One of the most useful features in CorelDRAW is the option for creating a Barcode. Just go to the Object menu > Insert Barcode and enter the numbers of the barcode for an instant result. Sometimes we need to modify the barcode later on. The result is a ‘Barcode Object’ that can easily be edited, but it's only black and white and it's in the RGB color mode. If you need to output as CMYK pure black...
    • Thu, Apr 14 2016

    Have you already tried the enhanced Font list box in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8?

    Find out how the improved Font list box in CorelDRAW X8 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X8 can help you view, filter, and find fonts with ease. Enhancements include: robust keyword search, better font filtering, superior font previews, and an adjustable font list container. Check it! (Please visit the site to view this video)
    • Tue, Apr 12 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Seamless patterns in Corel PHOTO-PAINT

    (Please visit the site to view this video) Creating seamless patterns in Corel PHOTO-PAINT is easy, fun and interactive. With the new Edit Fill dialog that was introduced in version X7, it’s very simple to do. 1) Create a New Image: File > New… ( Ctrl + N ), size 500 x 500 pixels. 2) Create any image, brush strokes or simple object, and place it wherever you want. For this tip, I’m placing...
    • Thu, Apr 7 2016

    New Tutorial available: Creating a logo for a sports team by Joe Diaz

    In this month's tutorial CorelDRAW Master Joe Diaz gives us insight in to the creative process of creating a company mascot logo based on a design brief. Joe walks us through the entire project from concept to finished logo. Learn More Note: this tutorial is available in 8 languages (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian), under www.coreldraw.com/tutorials .
    • Thu, Apr 7 2016

    Join us at Sign & Digital UK 2016!

    Join us at Sign & Digital 2016, the UK's premier sign making, display solutions and digital printing event. Come visit us at The Corel Theatre (stand D45), Halls 17 and 18, NEC, Birmingham. Register free
    • Wed, Apr 6 2016

    Everything you want to know about the new Corel Font Manager!

    Corel Font Manager™ provides professional font management tools. In part 1 , you will learn how to: - Monitor font folders and preview fonts - Find fonts quickly by searching and filtering - Identify font status – installed, not installed, system protected or online - at a glance. (Please visit the site to view this video) In part 2 , you will learn how to: - Use Corel Font Manager to find, organize...
    • Tue, Apr 5 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Using the Fish Eye lens

    You will find Fish Eye lens under the Lens docker ( Alt + F3 , or Window > Dockers > Lens ). 1 - We will start by using a simple blend of lines. Start a new document ( File > New ), A4 portrait, and draw one horizontal line at the top of the page and placing a duplicate at bottom of the page. Both lines are identical and each are black with a width of 1 point. Then, we will apply a Blend , by dragging the...
    • Wed, Mar 30 2016

    New features to work further with curves… watch them in action!

    CorelDRAW lets you copy/paste or duplicate curve segments, making it easy to extract subpaths or create adjacent shapes with similar contours. Also, enhanced node selection can help you edit curves with ease. (Please visit the site to view this video)
    • Tue, Mar 29 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Merge Modes for Transparencies

    NUDGE: Nudge Up Arrow Up Key Moves the selected object Upwards by the specified Nudge Distance Nudge Down Arrow Down Key Moves the selected object Downwards by the specified Nudge Distance Nudge Left Arrow Left Key Moves the selected object Left by the specified Nudge Distance Nudge Right Arrow Right...
    • Wed, Mar 23 2016

    Haven't tried yet the new Healing Clone tool in Corel PHOTO-PAINT X8? See it in action!

    The new Healing Clone tool in Corel PHOTO-PAINT X8 lets you fix imperfections in photo subjects. Learn how to paint with sampled texture that matches the color and texture of the surrounding area. Adjust brush attributes to edit photos with ease. (Please visit the site to view this video)
    • Tue, Mar 22 2016

    The Tip of the Week about Borders and Grommet

    The Border and grommet feature is great for those who need to apply rings or stripes to textile printed material. For example a large format printed textile for a Trade Show or outdoor advertising. Simply open your image or design in CorelDRAW. In the Border and grommet dialog ( Tools > Border and Grommet ), simply add a border, choose border type, size and add grommets. When you are finished with your settings simply...
    • Wed, Mar 9 2016

    Explore new design spaces with CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite: free webinars next week

    Don't miss the date! Join us for a free webinar and enrich your creative journey with the unparalleled power of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. Dates: English Webinars: Tuesday, March 15 - 10:00-11:00 AM EDT (2:00-3:00 PM London Time Zone) - Register Tuesday, March 15 - 2:00-3:00 PM EDT (6:00-7:00 PM London Time Zone) - Register German Webinar: Wednesday, March 16 - 11:00 AM Berlin Time Zone (6:00 AM EDT) - Register...
    • Tue, Mar 8 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Kerning words manually for better optical balance

    CorelDRAW allows you kern pairs of selected characters. Kerning refers to the repositioning of two characters to balance the optical space between them. Kerning increases readability and makes letters appear balanced and proportional, especially at larger font sizes. Using the Shape Tool ( F10 ), select characters and drag mouse to change the spacing between them. Tip: hold down Ctrl key to restrict movements. If...
    • Tue, Mar 1 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Merge Modes for Transparencies - Quick Reference Guide

    Merge Mode Description Normal Applies the transparency color on top of the base color Add Adds the values of the transparency color and the base color Subtract Adds the values of the transparency color and the base color together, and then subtracts 255 Difference Subtracts the transparency color from the base color...
    • Tue, Feb 23 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Create Pixel Art using Corel PHOTO-PAINT

    If you are an illustrator or designer and want to create an old-style Pixel Art image, Corel PHOTO-PAINT is your best friend. Create a new, small pixel-sized image: File > New… ( CTRL+N ), of around 200 x 300 pixels. Choose a resolution of 72 or 300 dpi. Turn off anti-aliasing. Use Grid from the View menu ( View > Grid ), and Grid settings in the Options dialog ( Tools > Options or Ctrl+J ). You can also...
    • Tue, Feb 16 2016

    The Tip of the Week : Get Images from Websites using Corel CONNECT

    Type any website URL in the Search and address box and CONNECT will harvest all the images from that page. You can do this in both Corel CONNECT and the CONNECT docker in CorelDRAW. Tip provided by Richard Reilly, Graphic Designer and CorelDRAW Master.
    • Thu, Feb 11 2016

    Don't miss this new webinar by Stefan Lindblad: how to create a vector landscape architectural site plan illustration

    In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master, illustrator, graphic designer and artist, Stefan Lindblad shows you how to create a vector site plan illustration in CorelDRAW X7 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7. You will learn how to: - Create vector symbols and take advantage of the Symbol Manager Docker - Add information and directions to the Site-Plan illustration, using Text tool and text frame with paragraph text and artistic text -...
    • Wed, Feb 10 2016

    New Tutorial available: Create a pixel art style illustration with Corel PHOTO-PAINT

    In this tutorial, Stefan Lindblad, artist, freelance illustrator, graphic designer and CorelDRAW master will show you how to use the power of Corel PHOTO-PAINT to work with pixel art in an illustration, including settings, shading and more. Learn More Note: this tutorial is available in 9 languages (English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Traditional Chinese), under www...
    • Tue, Feb 9 2016

    The Tip of the Week: Bullets for highlighting texts in Paragraph Text mode

    You can add Bullets to highlight passages of your text in Paragraph Text mode by selecting text and clicking on: Text > Bullets... In the dialog box, enable "Use bullets" and choose the settings you prefer. Tip provided by Silvio Gomes, CorelDRAW Master, Artist and Graphic Designer.
    • Tue, Feb 2 2016

    The Tip of the Week: How to Prep & Stretch your images, preparing for Canvas printing using Corel PHOTO-PAINT

    The Prep & Stretch feature, directly used in Corel PHOTO-PAINT, is great when you need to print an image and have it stretched and prepped onto a stretched picture frame. (Please visit the site to view this video) 1. Go to the Window menu > Dockers > Prep and Stretch . 2. Click the Resize image proportionally button. 3. In the Resize proportionally area, type the value you want in the Width or Height...
    • Tue, Jan 26 2016

    The Tip of the Week: find and replace text in CorelDRAW

    Looking for words for any replacements or spelling correction in long texts is very simple in CorelDRAW. Go to: Edit > Find and Replace > Find text (or Alt + F3 ). In the pop-up window on the field "Find", type the text you need to find. When there is more than one instance of the text you are looking for, click on "Find Next". If you need to change the text use the option "Replace...
    • Tue, Jan 19 2016

    The Tip of the Week: How to print a list of your Keyboard Shortcuts in CorelDRAW

    1. Click Tools > Customization.. . 2. In the Customization list of categories, click Commands 3. Click the Shortcut keys tab . 4. Click View all . 5. Click Print Tip provided by Richard Reilly, Graphic Designer and CorelDRAW Master.