CorelDRAW: Introduction

What topics are covered by the course?


Introduction to CorelDRAW
Finding your way around
The Ribbon bar

Setting up a new drawing
Multi-page documents
The Smart Drawing tool

An introduction to objects
Duplicating and cloning objects
Transforming objects

Drawing objects
Using the drawing tools
The Guide Manager
Manipulating objects
Aligning objects
Filling objects with colours and patterns
Using Dynamic Guides

Editing objects
Combining, scaling, welding, intersecting and trimming objects
Converting straight-edged objects into curved objects
Understanding Beziers
Using styles and presets
Creating style formats
Using Corel PowerTRACE

Text special effects and output
Selecting and applying outlines
Advanced typographical controls
Special effects with text
The interactive Fit Text to Path tool
Adding perspective to objects
Creating visual effects such as envelope, lens effects, blend, extrude and contour

Printing from CorelDRAW
Before you print - a pre-flight checklist

Working with colour
Using Roll-ups
Working with spot and process colour
Using the interactive fill tools
Working with Pantone colours

Customising CorelDRAW
Creating your own palettes
Using CorelDRAW as a graphics database and linking to other applications

Practical exercises

Questions and answers

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants a practical understanding of CorelDraw

What will I be able to do on completion?

This introductory course has been designed to enable new users to start using CorelDRAW's extensive text handling and precision drawing features quickly and easily.

How will I be assessed?

There is no formal assessment at the end of this course.

Guide Price: 840 plus VAT

Delivery: Classroom
Category: CAD »
Duration: Two days

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