Applying fountain fills

A fountain fill is a smooth progression of two or more colors that adds depth to an object. There are four types of fountain fills linear, radial, conical, and square. A linear fountain fill flows in a straight line across the object, a conical fountain fill creates the illusion of light hitting a cone, a radial fountain fill radiates from the center of the object, and a square fountain fill is dispersed in concentric squares from the center of the object. You can apply preset fountain fills,...

Applying special effects to bitmaps

How Draw Noise Effect Drawing

You can apply a wide range of special effects to bitmaps, such as three-dimensional and artistic effects. Adding plug-in filters to CorelDRAW provides additional features and effects that you can use to edit images. You can add plug-in filters and you can remove them when you no longer need them. Special effect type Description 3-D Lets you create the illusion of three-dimensional depth. The 3-D effects include embossing, page curl, and perspective. Art strokes Lets you apply hand-painted...

CorelDRAW terminology and concepts

Before you get started with CorelDRAW, you should be familiar with the following terms. An element in a drawing such as an image, shape, line, text, curve, symbol, or layer. The work you create in CorelDRAW for example, custom artwork, logos, posters, An image generated from mathematical descriptions that determine the position, length, and direction in which lines are An image composed of grids of pixels or A window containing available commands and settings relevant to a specific tool or A...

Printing color separations

When you send color work to a service bureau or printing shop, either you or the service bureau must create color separations. Color separations are necessary because a typical printing press applies only one color of ink at a time to a sheet of paper. You can specify the color separations to print, including the order in which they print. Printing presses produce color using either process color or spot color, or both. You can convert the spot colors to process colors at printing time. For...

Creating applying and editing graphic or text styles

A style is a set of formatting attributes. When you apply a style to an object, all the attributes of the style are applied to that object in one step. Styles can save you considerable time if you must apply the same formatting to several objects. There are graphic styles and text styles. A graphic style consists of fill and outline settings that you can apply to graphic objects such as rectangles, ellipses, and curves. For example, if you have a group of objects in a drawing that use one...

To select a node

1 Open the Shape edit flyout, and click the Shape tool ,t Select all nodes on a selected curved Click Edit Select all Nodes. Press Shift, and click a selected node. Press Shift, and click each selected node. Click a blank space in the drawing window. Windows When a curve is selected by using the Shape tool, you can select the first node in a curve object by pressing Home, or the last node by pressing End. Mac OS When a curve is selected by using the Shape tool, you can select the first node in...

CorelDRAW workspace tools

Application commands are accessible through the menu bar, toolbars, toolbox, property bar, and Docker windows Windows and palettes Mac OS . The property bar and Docker windows palettes provide access to commands that relate to the active tool or current task. The property bar, Docker windows palettes, toolbars, and toolbox can be opened, closed, and moved around your screen at any time. You can customize many of these workspace tools to suit your needs. For more information, see Customizing...

Corel RAVE workspace tools

Layer Indicator

An area at the bottom of the application window that contains information about object properties such as type, size, color, fill, and resolution. The status bar also shows the current mouse position. The small, square button at the bottom-right corner Windows or bottom-left corner Mac OS that opens a smaller display to help you move around in the drawing window The area at the bottom left of the drawing window that contains controls for playing movies The window displaying the timeline of all...

Creating Power Clip objects

Powerclip Coreldraw

CorelDRAW lets you place vector objects and bitmaps, such as photos, inside other objects, or containers. A container can be any object, for example artistic text or a rectangle. When you place an object into a container that is larger than the container, the object, called the content, is cropped to fit the form of the container. This creates a PowerClip object. Objects before becoming a PowerClip object artistic text and a bitmap Objects before becoming a PowerClip object artistic text and a...

Working with templates

A template is a set of styles and page layout settings that govern the layout and appearance of a drawing. You can use the default template CorelDRAW.cdt or choose one from a wide variety of preset templates available in the application. For information on starting a drawing from a template, see Starting and opening drawingson page 27. If none of the preset templates meets your requirements, you can create a template based on styles you create or styles taken from other templates. For example,...

Corel RAVE application window

Corel Rave Partes

When you launch Corel R.A.VE., the application window opens containing a drawing window. The rectangle in the center of the drawing window is the stage where you create your movie. Although more than one drawing window can be opened, you can apply commands to the active drawing window only. The application window contains the following main parts A detachable bar that changes depending on the tool or task. For example, when the text tool is active, the property bar displays A detachable bar...

CorelDRAW application window

Application Window

When you launch CorelDRAW, the application window opens containing a drawing window. The rectangle in the center of the drawing window is the drawing page where you create your drawing. Although more than one drawing window can be opened, you can apply commands to the active drawing window only. The CorelDRAW application window appears below. A description of its parts follows. relate to the active tool or object. For example, when the text tool is active, the text property bar displays...

Trimming objects

Corel Draw Trim Logo

Trimming creates irregularly shaped objects by removing object areas that overlap. You can trim almost any object, including clones, objects on different layers, and single objects with intersecting lines. However, you cannot trim paragraph text, dimension lines, or masters of clones. Before you trim objects, you must decide which object you want to trim the target object and which object you want to use to perform the trimming the source object . For example, if you want to create a...

Drawing lines

Gambar Edit Corel Draw

CorelDRAW lets you draw all kinds of different lines, from curved or straight lines to calligraphic lines. You can create a line that is drawn as you drag the mouse. You can create segments that are straight and curved in the same line. You can draw straight or curved segments and then add one node at a time. You can also draw a curve by specifying width and height. You can draw a curved line by specifying its width left , specifying its height center , and clicking the page right . Some lines...

Choosing advanced color management settings

Corel Draw Color Dialog

Once you choose color profiles, the color management system uses a Color Matching Module CMM to match colors between devices as closely as possible. Your application uses the Kodak Color Management System by default. You can also choose different rendering intents, which control how the color management system converts colors between different color spaces. When you import or export graphics, you can embed, or attach, color profiles. By embedding a color profile, you can ensure color integrity...

Applying distortion effects

Distort Coreldraw

You can apply three types of distortion effects to shape objects. Lets you push the edges of an object in or pull the edges of an object out Lets you apply a saw tooth effect to the edges of the object. You can adjust the amplitude and frequency of the effect. Lets you rotate an object to create a swirl effect. You can choose the direction of the swirl, as well as the origin, degree, and amount of rotation. Original drawing before any of the four distortion effects are applied to it Clockwise...

To create a custom brush stroke

1 Select an object or a set of grouped objects. 2 Open the Curve flyout, and click the Artistic media tool. 3 Click the Brush button on the property bar. 4 Click the object or grouped objects. 5 Click the Save artistic media stroke button on the property bar. 6 Type a filename for the brush stroke. J s You can create custom brush strokes by clicking Effects Artistic media, and specifying the settings you want on the Artistic media Docker window palette.

Changing bitmaps to duotones

Corel Colorize Gray Bmp

To convert an image to a duotone, you change a bitmap to the grayscale color mode and enhance it using one to four additional colors, giving the image greater tonal depth. The following four variations of the color mode correspond to the number of additional inks Monotone a grayscale image colored with a single tone Duotone a grayscale image colored with two tones. In most cases, one is black and the other is colored. Tritone a grayscale image colored with three tones. In most cases, one is...

Wrapping paragraph text around objects and text

Wrap Paragraph Text

You can change the shape of text by wrapping paragraph text around an object, artistic text, or a paragraph text frame. You can wrap text using contour or square wrapping styles. The contour wrapping styles follow the curve of the object. The square wrapping styles follow the bounding box of the object. You can also adjust the amount of space between paragraph text and the object or text, as well as remove any wrapping style you apply. Wrapping text around an object using the contour wrapping...

Changing bitmaps to the paletted color mode

The paletted color mode, also called indexed color mode, is sometimes used for images on the World Wide Web. When you convert an image to the paletted color mode, a fixed color value is assigned to each pixel. These values are stored in a compact color table, or palette containing up to 256 colors. As a result, the paletted color mode image contains less data than a 24 bit color mode image, and it has a smaller file size. Conversion to paletted color mode works best on images that have a...