• CorelDRAW
    Create Custom Brushes in CorelDRAW With the Artistic Media ToolBrush 012
    Custom brushes are a breeze with CorelDRAW's Artistic Media Tool. In this tutorial you'll get a proper introduction to creating two types of media within the program, brushes and object sprayers. You'll see a cute and sweet way of implementing them, and learn how to edit and manipulate default and custom brushes for your use.Read More…
  • CorelDRAW
    How to Create and Use Perfect Shapes in CorelDRAWPerfectshapes013
    In this tutorial you'll get a full introduction to creating and manipulating Perfect Shapes, the pre-made shape tools that are perfect for creating various infographics and other designs. Additionally, I'll introduce you to the Drop Shadow Tool, which not only adds drop shadows to objects, but also allows you complete control over the shadow's shape, range, and intensity.Read More…
  • CorelDRAW
    How to Create and Use Gradients in CorelDRAW010
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to incorporate various gradient types and styles into an icon design in CorelDRAW. Additionally, you'll become comfortable with the Interactive Gradient Tool, which allows users to manually set angle, distribution, and placement of a gradient within an object. Finally, we'll use Transparency and Merge Mode settings to render objects.Read More…
  • CorelDRAW
    How to Use the Text Tool in CorelDRAWCorel text qt 011
    In this tutorial you'll get a proper introduction to the features of the Text Tool and Text Properties docker through the creation of a label design for food products. Get to know how to alter horizontal type, type and edit on a curved path, and type within various shapes. You'll also get an overview of the various options to further edit text.Read More…
  • Halloween
    How to Create an Easy Halloween Pattern in CorelDRAWHwp 020
    Learn how to create three Halloween-inspired designs using both shape and drawing tools from CorelDRAW's Toolbox and form them into a cohesive, repeated pattern. All three designs are formed from basic shapes: circles, squares, and triangles. Paired with the Property Bar and a spooky holiday aesthetic, you'll be editing your pattern in no time!Read More…
  • Halloween
    CorelDRAW: Shape Building BasicsPumpkin2
    Launch right into CorelDRAW with an introduction into building designs with a variety of basic shapes. This tutorial will focus on assorted shape tools (rectangles, ellipses, and polygons) along with the toolbars and dockers whose options control the look, feel, and properties of said shapes. Not once do we pick up the Pen Tool.Read More…
  • Halloween
    CorelDRAW: Basic Drawing ToolsQt13
    Learn the basics of CorelDRAW X7 by starting with the program's plethora of drawing tools. We'll open up the Toolbox and dive into using the Pen Tool, 2-Point Line Tool, 3-Point Curve Tool, Freehand Tool, and more! We'll also go over essential dockers such as the Object Properties and Object Manager.Read More…
  • Illustration
    How to Create a Cartoon Holiday Illustration using CorelDRAWPreview
    In the following tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a simple fun holiday illustration using basic CorelDraw tools. We'll go from sketch to rendering in vector. Ho ho ho, here we go!Read More…
  • Character Design
    How to Create a Geek Zombie Mascot in CorelDRAWZombiegeekmascot 200preview
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a Geek Zombie Mascot from the basic sketch composition to CorelDRAW vector rendering. We'll color our mascot with simple techniques and process making it safe for saving our file in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Quick Tip: Create a Glossy Test Tube Icon using CorelDRAWPreview
    In this tutorial you will learn how to create a glossy test tube icon using CorelDRAW. It should serve as guidance on how to make objects appear spectacular in CorelDRAW by using simple gradients and transparency effects. Let's do some science!Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Quick Tip: Creating Vector Halftones in Corel DrawPreview
    Halftone dots look fantastic in comic illustrations and graphic design. In today's Quick Tip you will learn some techniques on how to use vector halftones in your work, and some great tips for both Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. Let's Begin! Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Quick Tip: Microstock Illustrations with Corel Draw, Tricks and TipsPreview
    With the vector software Corel Draw you are able to draw everything you can imagine. However, if you are using it to create illustrations for the microstock agencies - there are some issues that you must take into consideration. The problem comes with the industry requirement to provide an EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) file, which is mandatory for almost all agencies. See, EPS is Adobe standard and Corel developers don't like Adobe standards very much. And because they did a poor job with it - you will have to save your EPS 8 files from Illustrator. See how here: Quick Tip: Saving Files from Corel Draw for Microstock Agencies What's interesting is that even Adobe developers say that the EPS format has no future, and they prefer to concentrate their efforts on the AI and PDF file types. Nevertheless, for one reason or the other - the microstock industry loves it, and we must accept this, no matter which vector software we are using. By the way, to make things even more complicated, agencies now accept EPS 8 and EPS 10. But for now let's concentrate on EPS 8.Read More…