CorelDRAW X5

CorelDRAW X5

The Official Guide

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
"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"--

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This official guide to CorelDRAW X5 represents a collaborative effort between the author and the team of software developers who created this ubiquitous illustration, layout and graphics suite. It provides step-by-step instructions for quickly learning to perform real-world design tasks. Designed for beginners but useful as a reference for more advanced users, the guide covers the basics of the workspace and tools and then moves on to topics such as 3D objects, special effects, photo retouching and printing finished projects. The work includes numerous screen-shots throughout and an eight-page color section shows the finished products of several of the included tutorials. Extensive on-line supplemental information is provided, including instruction for integrating the Visual Basic programming language and custom typeface creation. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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An authorized reference explains how to use the latest version of the powerful graphics tool to create applications for print and the Web, discussing the new features and tools of CorelDRAW and including a host of expert tips, tricks, technique, and workarounds for drawing, color and special effects, animation, text applications and more. Original.
Explains how to use the latest version of CorelDRAW to create applications for print and the Web, discussing the new features and tools of CorelDRAW and including a host of expert tips, tricks, technique, and workarounds.

McGraw Hill

The Only Corel-Authorized Guide to CorelDRAW X5

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-PAINT--the Suite's advanced image-editing application
  • Master more than the tools--learn how to create impressive artwork with the guidance of an expert

Gary David Bouton has used CorelDRAW professionally for more than 15 years and is the author of six books covering previous versions. He was a 1992 finalist in the CorelDRAW World Design Contest. A former advertising art director, Gary has received four international awards in design and desktop publishing and has written several other guides on digital graphics, including Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2011
ISBN: 9780071745178
0071745173
Branch Call Number: 006.686 B669c
Characteristics: xxxiii, 964 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm

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