CorelDRAW X7: The Official Guide (The Official Guide)

Author: Gary David Bouton
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Category: Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Digital Lifestyle, Digital Photography: Consumer/user Guides, Graphical & Digital Media Applications, Miscellaneous Items
Book Format: Paperback

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The Only Corel-Authorized Guide to CorelDRAW X7CorelDRAW X7: The Official Guide shows you how to create photorealistic illustrations, lay out text and graphics, import and edit photos, add special effects to vector art and photos, and transform 2D objects into 3D artwork. You'll also get expert tips for printing work that matches what you've designed on your monitor. Step-by-step tutorials based on downloadable sample files let you learn by doing.
  • Explore and master CorelDRAW's menus, palettes, and dockers
  • Add Paragraph Text, Artistic Text, and custom-shaped text to your designs
  • Explore the new Content Exchange for access to new, exciting patterns and other fills
  • Create the illusion of 3D objects with the Perspective and Extrude tools
  • Dramatically edit objects with the Smear, Twirl, Attract, Repel, and Distortion tools
  • Add elements of photorealism to your drawings with lens effects, transparency, shadows, glows, and bevels
  • Combine photos with vector graphics in CorelDRAW, and perform advanced editing in PHOTO-PAINT

Table Of Contents

Part I: Student Orientation Weekend

Chapter 1: Welcome! What's in Store, and What's New

Chapter 2: The Roadmap to Features and Productivity in DRAW

Chapter 3: Diving into DRAW! Your First (Guided) Complex Composition

Part II: Getting Basic Skills Mastered

Chapter 4: Working with Single and Multi-page Documents

Chapter 5: Creating Basic Shapes and Applying Transformations

Chapter 6: Arranging and Organizing Objects

Part III: Working with Object Tools for Art and for Business

Chapter 7: Choosing the Right Path Tools

Chapter 8: Exploring the Banner Shapes, Connectors, and Other Office Automation Helpers

Chapter 9: Editing Objects, Rearranging Paths, and Using Boolean Ops

Part IV: Working with Text in a Composition

Chapter 10: Paragraph Text and Artistic Text, and When to Use Them

Chapter 11: CorelDRAW's Invaluable Proofing Tools

Part V: Attributes for Objects and Lines

Chapter 12: Options for Filling Objects

Chapter 13: Applying Strokes to Paths

Chapter 14: Using Blends and Contours

Chapter 15: Different Sets of Color You Use for Different Output

Part VI: Creating the Illusion of a 3D Composition

Chapter 16: The Perspective and Extrude Effects

Chapter 17: The Shape Editing Tools and Distortions

Chapter 18: Using the Envelope Tool, Lens Effects, and Bevels

Part VII: Special Effects in CorelDRAW

Chapter 18: Shadows and Transparencies

Chapter 19: Working with Bitmap Images in CorelDRAW

Part VIII: Bitmaps and Photos, and How to Use the CGS to Work with Them

Chapter 20: Working with Bitmap Images in CorelDRAW

Chapter 21: Understanding and Working with Pixel-Based Images in CorelDRAW

Chapter 22: Professional Output: A Primer on Prepping Your Professional Work

Part IX: Getting Your Work Out in the Public's Eye!

Chapter 23: Common Image Editing Techniques using PHOTO-PAINT

Chapter 24: Basic HTML, Page Layout, and Export
About Gary David Bouton
Gary David Bouton is the author of over 20 books on computer graphics and video, included five on CorelDRAW. A native of Central New York, Mr. Bouton has won numerous international awards from Corel Corp., IBM, and other software companies for his illustration and desktop publishing designs. A regular contributor to (a bald-faced lie) and other forums, Gary is also a regular communist with Studio Monthly and somehow finds the time to post tips and tutorials on major sites and, a terrific resource for anyone who has the need to express themselves using a visual medium.


SKU BK-9780071833141
Barcode # 9780071833141
Brand McGraw-Hill Professional
Artist / Author Gary David Bouton
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