Book Description

From the Back Cover The ONLY Authorized Reference on CorelDRAW 10 Whether you're an illustrator, designer, or an engineering or architectural professional, this resource delivers expert guidance for mastering a variety of illustration techniques-plus all the support information you'll need to confidently operate every facet of this powerful illustration program. Produce beautiful graphic images that can be used in print and on the Web. Discover new and refined tools to produce awesome artwork more quickly than ever. Learn from an award-winning artist through tutorials, and master universal graphics and illustration techniques that will be useful for years to come. Inside, learn to use and master the features and tools of CorelDRAW! Execute hundreds of professional user tips, workarounds, and drawing techniques from a CorelDRAW master Harness the drawing power of dynamic effects like blends, drop shadows, transparencies, contours, distortions, envelopes, and effect presets Link text to paths and objects, use conglomerated writing tools, and support text in multiple languages Personalize user interface settings for greater access to your most-used tools and features Improve your online or print designs using professional techniques Apply and integrate multiple effects including bitmap filters, vector drawing, 3D effects, color resources, and more Expand your online creativity by incorporating Corel R.A.V.E. for Web animation BONUS! CD features 6 special-edition PDF chapters, tutorial files and trial software - plus scripts, templates, clip art, brushes and spray lists, bitmap frames, and animated GIFs you can use in the book's examples. Read more About the Author Steve Bain (Vancouver, Canada) is an award-winning CorelDRAW illustrator and author of hundreds of expert design and drawing workshops. He's a regular contributor to and has served on Corel's CorelDRAW feature review board and was a finalist in the Corel World Design contest. Read more