CorelDRAW X6 the Official Guide (Paperback)

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CorelDRAW X6 the Official Guide (Paperback)


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The only official guide to CorelDRAW-fully updated throughout to cover all the new features of the latest release

CorelDRAW X The Official Guide is the one-stop tutorial/reference for learning how to create gorgeous graphics for a variety of print and web uses. Veteran graphic designer and author Gary Bouton shows you how to use the new product features, and shows off beautiful graphics and techniques in this Corel-authorized guide. Packed with examples and techniques, this book delivers details no CorelDRAW user can afford to be without

Ideal for beginners through experts getting started on the new release, the book explains how to install the software, use the illustration and drawing tools, work with text, apply colors, fills, and outlines, apply special effects, and work in 3D.

CorelDRAW X The Official Guide

  • Offers hundreds of tips, tricks, and shortcuts that show how to get the most out of product features, not just what the features do
  • Includes online access to 30+ video tutorials of hands-on instruction from the author, plus CorelDRAW native files, stock images for tutorials in Corel PHOTO-PAINT, custom typefaces designed by the author, and other useful starter pieces for learning CorelDRAW
  • Includes a full-color insert demonstrating results of various filters and effects
  • Provides a comprehensive CorelDRAW X reference as well as drawing tips and illustration techniques
  • Discusses print and web use and potential issues
  • Explains how to use PHOTO-PAINT, Corel's image-editing tool
Gary David Bouton is an award-winning CorelDRAW illustrator and author of hundreds of expert design and drawing tutorials. He has used CorelDRAW professionally for more than 15 years and is the author of six books covering previous versions. A former Madison Avenue art director, Gary has been a professional illustrator for 35 years and has written or co-written several other guides on digital graphics, including Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide and Photoshop CS4 QuickSteps. He has served on Corel's CorelDRAW feature review board and was a finalist in the Corel World Design contest.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071790079
ISBN-10: 0071790071
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: August 14th, 2012
Pages: 864
Language: English
Series: Official Guide