CorelDRAW 101 – Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Class Description
This 2-day class is designed to help get Participants up to speed quickly with CorelDraw and its new features. This class begins with an overview of the application, including a tour of the interface and a guide to the basic drawing tools, then moves on to more advanced topics, such as adding text, controlling page layers, publishing PDFs, and printing final documents. Learn tips and specific examples on how to improve workflows and maximize productivity. CorelDraw is a comprehensive graphics design application that allows users to create layouts, web graphics, edit photos, and other quality original design projects.

Course Benefits

  • Drawing, Filling and Adding Effects
  • Working with templates
  • Transforming Objects
  • Using the Step and Repeat docker
  • Working with Paragraph Text
  • Layers and the Object Manager
  • Importing, Publishing, Exporting
  • Using the Image Adjustment Lab

Suggested Prerequisites
Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes.

Course Outline

  • Exploring Students Workspace
  • Importing, Exporting, and Saving Design Work
  • Navigating and Page Setup
  • Working with Single-and Multi-Page Documents
  • Measuring and Drawing Helpers
  • Creating Basic Shapes, Applying Transformations
  • Moving, Scaling, Rotating: Basic Transformations
  • Drawing and Editing Objects
  • Getting Artistic with Text
  • Typography Rules and Conventions
  • Outline Attributes
  • Working with Perspective
  • Extruding Objects
  • Envelope and Distortion Effects
  • Blends, Contours, Lens Effects, Transparency, Shadows, Glows, and Bevels
  • Advanced Photography Techniques
  • Printing: Professional Output
  • Basic HTML Page layout and Publishing

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Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.