Tag Archives: CorelDraw tutorials

Create a Glass Bead


By Steve Bain

Creating virtually any kind of glass-like effect is by far a favorite of most Web graphic or interface designers. There’s nothing more satisfying than having the ability to create simulated lighting effects in a virtual, dust-free environment. Thanks to CorelDRAW’s interactive effects, many of the objects you need to achieve these effects can be created automatically. Continue reading

Create Your Own Font Designs Using CorelDRAW (Part II)


By Steve Bain

IntroCorelDRAW provides powerful resources for creating custom logotype, symbol, or character designs. Discover how easily you can turn your design into a digital font you can use in any text-capable application in this continuation of my 2-part tutorial on creating custom fonts. Continue reading

Create Your Own Custom Fonts Using CorelDRAW (Part I)


By Steve Bain   

Installed custom fontThe challenge of tackling your own font design can be daunting without the right tools. Fortunately, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite has everything you need to design your own custom logotype font or typeface design. Continue reading

Get the Midas Touch: Create a Gold Text Effect


By Steve Bain

Creating the effect of rich, golden type is very similar to the effect used to create metallic-looking illustration effects. What’s often the challenge for new illustrators is the color scheme needed, and the steps for achieving it. In this tutorial, you’ll learn in nine steps the exact color scheme and fountain fill settings for creating a simple gold effect (see below), and the quickest way to create the effect in CorelDRAW. The step sequence used in this technique is valid using any recent version of CorelDRAW.

The finished result
The finished result

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