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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3 Tutorial


CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3 for Windows is the perfect “all in one package” for designers. The Graphic Suite comprises DRAW! the suite’s flagship vector based graphic design software application and PHOTO-Paint which is a powerful bitmap image editing program. Also integrated in the suite are utilities, Corel-Capture, Corel Trace and Font Navigator. The Corel X3 package also includes over 1,000 Open Type fonts, and over 10,000 clip art and high resolution photos. To begin learning, click on one of the movie topics below.

Introduction to Programs

Introduction
Author Note
Vector vs Bitmap
What is New!

Suite Interface

Launching Programs
Application Windows
Customizing Toolbars I
Customizing Toolbars II
Customizing Workspace
Toolbar
Property Bar
Dockers and Pallets
Grid and Guides

Page Setup

Page Set-Up DRAW
Page Set-Up PAINT I
Page Set-Up PAINT II
Adding Pages - DRAW
Templates - DRAW

Viewing - DRAW / PAINT

Viewing Modes – Draw
Zooming I
Zooming II
Marquee Zoom
Panning
Viewing Multiple Windows
Preview
View Manager

Selecting and Moving - DRAW

Selecting
Selecting Multiple Objects
Marquee Select
Toggling Selections
Selecting Hidden Objects
Selecting within a Group
Moving
Constraining Movement
Nudging
Positioning Using the Property Bar
Positioning Transformation Docker pt. 1
Positioning Transformation Docker pt. 2
Undo

Masks - PHOTO-PAINT

Introduction to Masks
Mask Overlays
Basic Masks I
Basic Masks II
Advanced Masking Options
Freehand Mask Tool
Lasso Mask Tool
Magnetic Mask Tools
Magic Wand
Brush Mask Tool
Color Mask
Image Cutout
Grow and Similar
Invert and Float

Transforming - DRAW

Sizing Objects
Modifying Options
Sizing Using Property Bar
Rotating
Skewing
Mirror
Transform Docker
Fillet/Scallop Camfer

Drawing - DRAW

Introduction to Drawing Tools
Rectangles and Ovals
Shaping Rectangles
Shaping Ovals
Polygons
Grid
Spiral
Perfect Shapes
Freehand Tool
Bezier
Pen and Polyline Tools
3 Point Curve
Artistic Media - Presets
Artistic Media - Brush
Artistic Media - Sprayer
Artistic Media - Calligraphic Pen
Artistic Media - Pressure Sensitive
Artistic Media - shaping
Interactive Connector Tool (DRAW)
Dimension Tools (DRAW)
Smart Drawing Tool

Shape Tools – PAINT

Rectangle and Ellipse
Advanced Options
Polygon
Line
Path Tool

Editing Tools - DRAW

Introduction
Shaping Lines
Direction of Curves
Straight vs. Curved
Breaking Apart
Reducing Complexity
Smudge and Roughen
Free Transform
Crop Tool
Knife and Erase Tools
Eraser

Fills – DRAW / PAINT

Introduction
Pallets
Uniform Colors
Fountain Fills I
Fountain Fills II
Pattern Fill - 2 Color
Pattern Fill - Full Color
Pattern Fill - Bitmap Fills
Pattern Fill - Creating
Textured Fills
PostScript Fills - DRAW
Default Fill
Color Pallet
Using Fills in PHOTO-PAINT
Interactive Fill Tool - DRAW
Interactive Fill Tool - PHOTO-PAINT
Smart Drawing Tool - DRAW
Mesh Tool - DRAW
Eyedropper and Paint Bucket

Outlines - DRAW

Adding Outlines
Adding Outlines to Text
Line Styles
Corners and End Caps
Scale with Image
Calligraphy

Objects - PAINT

Introduction
Creating New Objects
Objects from Existing
Objects from Background
Grouping Objects
Combining Objects
Locking Transparency
Merge Mode and Opacity

Arranging Objects - DRAW

Align
Distribute
Combine
Break Apart
Weld/Trim and Intersect
Simplify/Trimming Back/Front
Order of Objects
Grouping and Ungrouping
Locking Objects

Text - DRAW

Introduction
Artistic Text
Paragraph Text
Converting Text
Editing Basics
Importing Text
Font Formatting
Alignment
Resizing Text
Paragraph Frames
ext in Columns
Bullets and Tabs
Drop Caps
Paragraph and Character Formatting
Copying Attributes
Change Case
Text Wrap
Text on a Path
Text on a Circle

Text - PHOTO-PAINT

Creating Text
Filling Text I
Filling Text II
Fitting Text to Path

Interactive Tools

Introduction
Blend pt. 1
Blend pt. 2
Contour
Distortion - Push-Pull
Distortion - Zipper
Distortion - Twister
Drop Shadows - DRAW
Drop Shadows - PAINT
Envelope I
Envelope I
Extrusion I
Extrusion II
Transparency Tool
Transparency - PAINT

Miscellaneous - DRAW

Power Clip
Editing a Power Clip
Perspective
Bevel
Create Boundry
Symbols
Barcodes
Editing Bitmaps
Tracing Bitmaps I
Tracing Bitmaps II

Editing and Retouching - PAINT

Cropping
Stitching
Changing Resolution I
Changing Resolution II
Paper Size
Flip and Rotate
Removing Moiré
Removing Red Eye
Removing Dust and Scratches
Touch Up Brush
Cloning I
Cloning II
Eraser

Color Adj - PAINT

Color Modes
Adjust Summary
Color Adj I
Color Adj II
Color Adj III
Color Adj IV
Color Adj V
Color Adj VI
Lens

Filters - PAINT

Using Effects
3D Effects
Art Strokes
Blur and Sharpen
Camera
Textures
Repeat

Brushes Tools - PAINT

Brushes
Effect Tool
Image Sprayer
Undo Brush
Replace Color Brush

Input/Output - DRAW / PAINT

Basic Printing
Printing Layout
Separations
Problems
PDF
Importing
Exporting
Export to Web

Other Programs

Corel CAPTURE I
Corel CAPTURE II
Font Navigator I
Font Navigator II
Font Navigator III

Wrap Up

Final Thoughts
About the Author


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