Learn to create outstanding fine art and eye-catching commercial graphics with one powerful tool! CorelDRAW X5: The Official Guide is your comprehensive reference and workbook to get you started designing visually captivating CorelDRAW artwork. Learn, step by step, how to create the illustrations you’ve imagined, quickly assemble layouts for print and package designs, import and edit photos, master the art of typography and the science of color theory, make 3D scenes from 2D objects, and apply special effects to ordinary pictures. Packed with expert techniques and advice for creating professional-quality art, this is your one-stop CorelDRAW X5 reference and hands-on guide.
Create drawings that look like paintings using the Artistic media and Free Transform tools, Mesh Fill, and the Smudge and Roughen brushes
Master the Curves tools, including the new B-Spline tool
Design logos, brochures, and other business items in a flash with the layers and page options features
Use CorelDRAW as a desktop publishing program
Create 3D objects with the Extrude tool
Make your drawings look photorealistic with transparency, shadows, glows, and lens effects
Import, edit, and retouch photos, including camera RAW files
Go from novice to retouching pro with PHOTO-PAINTthe Suite’s advanced image-editing application
Master more than the toolslearn how to create impressive artwork with the guidance of an expert.