CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Webinars

Recorded Sessions

Creating a Coloring Book for Adults using CorelDRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT and Corel Painter

In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master, illustrator, graphic designer and artist, Stefan Lindblad shows you how to create a Coloring Book for Adults. Learn how to:

  • Use final print document settings in planning your illustrations, from start to finish
  • Choose the inking style brushes to use in Corel Photo-Paint and Corel Painter
  • Ink your drawings digitally
  • Set up both the book cover file and interior file as print-ready PDFs in CorelDRAW

Avoiding basic design mistakes

Join Pratik Shah, CorelDRAW Master and one of Corel’s Strategic Training Partners in India, to learn helpful tips on eliminating basic mistakes in CorelDRAW. Some of the topics covered are:

  • Working with Document Setup, and Document Resolution and Color Mode
  • Learning how to handle RGB colors in CMYK document and how to do Proportionate Text Scaling
  • Finding out more about the File Compatibility Dialog box and how to PowerClip diagonal lines

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 Tour

Watch in action the new and enhanced features included in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8!

How to create a vector landscape architectural site plan illustration

In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master, illustrator, graphic designer and artist, Stefan Lindblad shows you how to create a vector site plan illustration in CorelDRAW X7 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7. You will learn how to:

  • Create vector symbols and take advantage of the Symbol Manager Docker
  • Add information and directions to the Site-Plan illustration, using Text tool and text frame with paragraph text and artistic text
  • Customize Dimension tool measurement values, and manually enter values and dimensions
  • Follow various steps using image-editing techniques to enhance site plan illustration, including using the Brush tool, merge mode and image adjustment Lens

Vector Illustration Techniques in CorelDRAW® X7

Follow along with Joseph Diaz, Creative Director, CorelDRAW Master and one of 2015 CorelDRAW International Design Contest winners, as he shows you:

  • How to create a polygonal illustration from a photograph
  • Pointers for creating vector illustrations
  • His favorite tools for creating illustrations

How to draw a futuristic city among the clouds using Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ X7 and a Wacom tablet

In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master, illustrator, graphic designer and artist, Stefan Lindblad shows you how to use Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7 and a Wacom Tablet to draw a digital painting, similar to a concept art matte painting illustration of a city airport among the clouds. You will also learn how to:

  • Get up and running quickly, creating an illustration using bold blocks of paint with the Mask tool, Eraser tool and colors
  • Use the Open Type feature with text objects, as well as the new Alt Key Transparency feature and Transparency setting in the Brush Settings docker
  • Create Groups of Brushes in the Artistic Media docker
  • Use Merge Mode and Lens effects for illustration and painting techniques

15 new-to-you, amazing CorelDRAW Tips & Tricks

In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master and graphic designer Silvio Gomes uses video to show you how to use 15 CorelDRAW features, including:

  • Desktop colors customization
  • Customization with new tool icons and applying new keyboard shortcuts
  • Tricks with the projection of interactive shadows
  • Artistic texts through font customization
  • ... and much more

Note: this webinar is in Brazilian Portuguese with English subtitles

Go Beyond the Clouds and Mandatory Subscriptions - A Special Invitation for a FREE Webinar

Follow along with Joseph Diaz, Creative Director and one of 2015 CorelDRAW International Design Contest winners, as he shows you how to:

  • Use the intuitive CorelDRAW interface
  • Create a professional flyer with CorelDRAW
  • Implement popular features, tips and tricks into your designs

How to use Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ X7 and a Wacom Tablet to draw an illustration

In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master, illustrator, graphic designer and artist, Stefan Lindblad will show you how to use Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ X7 and a Wacom Tablet to draw an illustration of a woman driving a Vespa. You’ll also learn how to:

  • Get up and running quickly to compose your illustration in a few minutes, using angled guidelines
  • Transform a rough pencil sketch to a final digital illustration
  • Working with text effects and adding them in your illustration

Tips & Tricks on Tracing with CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X7 By Suzanne Smith

In this webinar, Suzanne Smith, CorelDRAW specialist and trainer will show you how to avoid the most common pitfalls when tracing an image. She will also cover the following topics:

  • Font recognition
  • Simplifying images prior to tracing
  • Reducing nodes in the final trace
  • Creating custom color palettes from the traced objects and more!

How to create a Business Card in less than 20 minutes

Join illustrator, graphic designer and CorelDRAW Ariel Garaza Díaz for a hands-on look at how to create a business card in less than 20 minutes! During this webinar, you will:

  • Learn how to produce files for commercial printing
  • See how to handle CMYK output jobs , Multipage and Backgrounds files
  • Use Bleeds, Crop Marks, Master Layers, Imposition Preset Guides and Preview features and options

How to prepare a book mockup (3D simulation) using the capabilities of CorelDRAW® X7

In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master and graphic designer, Silvio Gomes will show you how to prepare a book mock-up (3D simulation) using the capabilities of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7, and especially how to:

  • Create a book mockup
  • Simulate a 3D view from a flat image
  • Crop a Bitmap using the PowerClip tool
  • Use false perspective

*Note that this webinar is in Brazilian Portuguese with English subtitles

Mimicking Embroidery and Applique for T-Shirts, Logos and More

Join freelance graphic designer and CorelDRAW Master Richard Reilly and learn more about some of the key tools for mimicking embroidery and stitching:

  • Contours
  • Fills, using various pre-set fills and patterns, as well as creating custom fills and patterns
  • Artistic Media tool and Sprayers
  • Outlines, Object Manager and Layers

To download Richard's extra free content, such as sprayers, visit his website at http://fluiddsn.com/resources

Creating Rapports and Pattern Fills using CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT

In this webinar, CorelDRAW Master, illustrator, graphic designer and artist, Stefan Lindblad will show you how to create a repeat pattern from scratch, and how to use the new Fill features in the Object Properties Docker. You’ll also get tips on how to work on several designs simultaneously, plus learn how to edit and create patterns on the fly:

  • Create seamless patterns and Rapports
  • Increase productivity working with fashion designs simultaneously with multiple pattern designs
  • Use the Interactive Fill tool to create previews and final designs for print, textile and web

Designing vehicle graphics and wraps

Join Graphic Designer, Sign Artist and CorelDRAW Master Joseph Diaz to get his techniques for creating vehicle wrap layouts. In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Use elements of a strong brand throughout the entire wrap design
  • Work with the shape of the vehicle and make good use of the spaces you have available
  • Create a photo realistic sketch of the vehicle wrap to show your clients or to use on your portfolio

Working with Curves - a simple-to-follow webinar for non-professional graphic designers

Join Anand Dixit, CorelDRAW Master and Strategic Training Partner for CorelDRAW in India, for tips and tricks when working with curves. This webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Simple techniques for using the Trim & Weld tools to create precision shapes faster!
  • Using the Virtual Segment Delete and Smart Fill tools to get better results
  • Joining multiple open curves at one go with Join Curves
  • Adding bleeds to odd shaped objects for printing or die-punching with a contour.

Customizing clip art for a fun and unique mascot - character

Join freelance graphic designer and CorelDRAW Master Richard Reilly and learn more about modifying stock art for a custom and unique look. During this webinar you will learn how to:

  • Coloring and Shading Techniques using the Fill Tool and Interactive tools
  • Color Styles for easy color editing
  • Setting up a custom color palette and Custom Color Styles Palette
  • Using the Interactive Brush Tool to create hand draw effects
  • Shaping Docker: Using Weld, Intersect and Trim to customize our graphics

Speed up your workflow and increase your productivity

In this training session, CorelDRAW Specialist and Trainer Suzanne Smith cover the following topics:

  • Streamlining the CorelDRAW workspace with creating custom workspaces, toolbars and key-shortcuts to suite your every need.
  • Fast text formatting with using the new Font Playground and Insert Character dockers. You will also see how to find and install new fonts quickly with the WhatTheFont! feature and CorelCONNECT.
  • Creating designs in multiple color variations the Color Styles and Color Harmonies tools. Discover how to create harmonious, eye-catching designs in seconds with the custom color palettes from images.

How to adjust photos in Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ X7

In this webinar, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Artist and CorelDRAW® Master Stefan Lindblad teaches how to adjust photos in Corel PHOTO-PAINT, including:

  • Creating seamless Textures
  • Using Textures for Photo Manipulation and for Painting
  • Discovering more Tips, Tricks and How-To's

Create your own Textures in Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™

Join Graphic Designer, Illustrator and CorelDRAW Master Maurice Beumers as he explores several new features of Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7. Topics in this webinar will include:

  • Using Textures for photo enhancement
  • Creating custom Brushes with Textures
  • How to make Textures seamless
  • More Tips and Tricks while working with Textures

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 Tour

Learn how the new and enhanced features in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 will help you design your way.

Tips for adding extra character to your designs in CorelDRAW

Join graphic designer, sign artist and CorelDRAW Master Joseph Diaz to get his expert tips for adding extra character to your designs in CorelDRAW, including:

  • Creative ways to incorporate bitmap photos into your advertisement
  • Saving tips for creating vector illustrations
  • Methods for adding interesting effects to lettering and other elements of your design
  • How he presents his sketches to clients for maximum impact

Color Separations in CorelDRAW for t-shirt & apparel printing

Join freelance graphic designer and CorelDRAW Master Richard Reilly and learn more about Spot Color Separations. During this webinar you'll learn how to:

  • Perform a manual Color Separation
  • Work with Color Styles and Custom Color Palettes
  • Create and use custom Registration Marks
  • Use bitmap effects on Vector Objects

Having fun with the brush tools in Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™

Join illustrator, graphic designer, artist and CorelDRAW Master Stefan Lindblad as he explores and has fun with the many brush tools in Corel PHOTO-PAINT. During this webinar you'll learn how to:

  • Select and use the right brush tool
  • Create your own brushes from photographs
  • Make changes to brushes and nibs on the fly in the Brush Settings docker and Object docker
  • Use the Brush Settings docker

Transform your graphics to digital signs

Make more out of your finished graphics! In this training session, CorelDRAW® specialist and trainer Suzanne Smith will show you how to turn traditional images and vector artwork into eye-catching videos for digital signage. The workflow she covers includes:

  • Using layered images from Corel PaintShop® Pro X6 to create HTML 5 videos with animated graphics and active hotspots
  • Taking a poster design created in CorelDRAW X6 and exporting elements out for animating in Corel VideoStudio® Pro X6
  • Creating stunning animated text objects using Corel MotionStudio 3D and importing them into our VideoStudio X6 project

Optimizing CorelDRAW files for Prepress Efficiency

Join Pratik Shah, a CorelDRAW Master and one of Corel's Strategic Training Partners in India, to learn helpful tips on dealing with CorelDRAW files in a prepress environment. He covers topics such as:

  • Resampling bitmap images
  • Dealing with Color Styles and Views
  • Symbols vs. Clones vs. Duplicates
  • The benefits of externally linked images

Creating Custom Fonts in CorelDRAW X6

Join graphic designer, illustrator and CorelDRAW Master Maurice Beumers and learn how to create custom lettering effects in CorelDRAW. Topics include:

  • Setting up document properties and guides for font creation
  • Working easily with symbols as reusable shapes
  • Developing different font styles and creative approaches
  • Automating tasks and exporting a custom ready-to-use font

Creating a Poster with CorelDRAW and Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™

Join illustrator, graphic designer, artist and CorelDRAW Master Stefan Lindblad for a hands-on look at how to create a poster using images, designs and a layout that makes an impact. During this webinar you'll learn how to:

  • The differences between using Lenses, the Effect tool and the Special Effects filters
  • How to apply effects to whole images and to selected areas by using Masks
  • How mixing and matching lenses and changing their stacking order creates stunning and surprising effects

Using Special Effects in CorelDRAW

Join freelance graphic designer and CorelDRAW Master Richard Reilly and learn more about some of the incredible Special Effects available in CorelDRAW. In particular, you'll learn how to:

  • Use the Contour Tool to add depth to your work
  • Use the Blend Tool to create custom patterns
  • Add depth with the Interactive Transparency Tool
  • Create Custom Media Brushes

Customizing your Workspace to Increase Productivity

In this webinar, Roger Wambolt, author of Bring it Home with CorelDRAW, discusses the different ways in which you can customize your CorelDRAW Workspace in order to increase your overall productivity. During this webinar, you'll learn how to:

  • Create keyboard shortcuts
  • Build customized toolbars
  • Modify menus
  • Back up and share your customized Workspace with others

Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ X6 – Working with Lenses, Effect Brushes and Special Effects Filters

In this training session, CorelDRAW Specialist and Trainer Suzanne Smith covers the following topics:

  • The differences between using Lenses, the Effect tool and the Special Effects filters
  • How to apply effects to whole images and to selected areas by using Masks
  • How mixing and matching lenses and changing their stacking order creates stunning and surprising effects

Creating Cartoons in CorelDRAW

Join Graphic Designer, Sign Artist and CorelDRAW Master Joseph Diaz to learn about creating cartoons in CorelDRAW, including:

  • Create Graphics using CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT
  • Adjust images, photos and drawing elements using Corel PHOTO-PAINT
  • Work with text, layout and design using CorelDRAW
  • Finalize your work for print using CorelDRAW

See CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 Premium features in action!

Join us for a free webinar and discover how to get the most out of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 with Premium Membership and subscription:

  • Get the latest performance updates at no extra cost with Standard Membership
  • Discover a more affordable, flexible way to enjoy CorelDRAW with Corel's Subscription
  • Check how to expand your CorelDRAW experience with all new and enhanced features included in Premium Membership.

Color management in real work flow environments

David Milisock, President of Custom Graphic Technologies, explores color management techniques and best practices. Topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Color management set up that makes sense
  • Understanding resolution and color management
  • Color management for the web: to color manage or to not color manage, that's the question!

Creating Textures in Corel PHOTO-PAINT

Graphic designer, illustrator and CorelDRAW Master Maurice Beumers explores several new features of Corel PHOTO-PAINT. Topics in this webinar include:

  • Using Adjustment Effects on bitmaps
  • Creating Textures with Bitmap Effects
  • The function of Color Masks, Clip Masks and Object Merge Modes
  • How using Lens Effects allows for increased flexibility in your work

Storyboards and Comics–A New Way to Tell Your Story in CorelDRAW

Join illustrator, graphic designer, artist and CorelDRAW Master Stefan Lindblad for a hands-on look at some of the world's most visual forms of storytelling. Topics Richard covers include:

  • Using storyboards and comic strips to develop your concept
  • The benefits of either going digital or using a back-to basics analog approach
  • Using Lens and Merge Mode techniques to create unique effects
  • Using Rotating Guidelines to get the perfect look

Creating high school sports team t-shirt designs with CorelDRAW

Join Richard Reilly, graphic designer and CorelDRAW Master, to learn about using CorelDRAW to create high school sports team t-shirt designs. Topics Richard covers include:

  • Customizing brushes for a unique look
  • Mastering Corel® Connect™ to access cloud-based content
  • Using Color Styles for quick and easy color changes
  • Using Layers for easy image manipulation

Creating Custom Lettering Effects in CorelDRAW

Join graphic designer, sign artist and CorelDRAW Master Joe Diaz to learn about creating Custom Lettering Effects in CorelDRAW, including:

  • Adding a "wow factor" to your lettering using the CorelDRAW toolset
  • Tips and tricks for maintaining proper contrast so your logos and designs are clear and legible
  • Manipulating fonts to create custom lettering

Creating Professional Layouts with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6

Join Pratik Shah, a CorelDRAW Master and one of Corel's Strategic Training Partners in India, and gain insight into:

  • Using Color Styles and Object Styles effectively
  • How to best use Left/Right Master Pages and Baseline Grids
  • Smart ways to use Page Numbering
  • And more!

Using Imposition and Print Merge in CorelDRAW

Join Anand Dixit, CorelDRAW Master and Strategic Training Partner for CorelDRAW in India, for tips on:

  • Creating text data to merge with a CorelDRAW file
  • Preparing a CorelDRAW file for print merge
  • Precautions to take while preparing a CorelDRAW file for print merge
  • Performing print merge and using imposition to print the file with merged text data

Realistic Shading Techniques in CorelDRAW X6

Maurice Beumers, graphic designer, illustrator and CorelDRAW Master, explores several topics in this webinar, including:

  • Creating a Color Reference using Gradients and Transparency
  • Using Mesh fill in complex shapes
  • Using blends and Transparencies to create shadings
  • Working with monochrome bitmaps

CorelDRAW and Apparel Decorating

Join Richard Reilly, graphic designer and CorelDRAW Master, to learn about using CorelDRAW in apparel decorating, including:

  • Adding trendy effects
  • Working with colors and custom color palettes
  • Doing simple color separations for T-shirts

Creating an illustration for use in a book cover design

CorelDRAW Master, illustrator, graphic designer and artist Stefan Lindblad uses CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 to design a book cover, including:

  • Creating a freehand illustration with Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ using the Paint tool, the Brush Settings docker and Merge Modes in the Objects docker
  • Importing the illustration into CorelDRAW and laying out the book cover using PowerClip objects and the Text tool
  • Printing the project, converting text to objects and outputting a PDF for client review

An Introduction to Corel® Website Creator™ X6

  • A tour of the 5 views of Corel Website Creator X6
  • Using the Site Wizard to create a professional website in 3 steps
  • Getting started: an introduction to website building

Creating Multi-Page Documents in CorelDRAW X6

Suzanne Smith, CorelDRAW specialist and trainer, covers several topics in this webinar, including:

  • Setting up multi-page documents
  • Using the new layout features in CorelDRAW X6 to quickly assemble professional-looking layouts
  • Experimenting with the new advanced OpenType features
  • Experimenting with exciting color themes using the new Color Harmony feature

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 Tour

Learn how the new and enhanced features in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 will help you show your true design style.

Mastering Mesh Fills in CorelDRAW

Marc Bech, CorelDRAW specialist and trainer, covers several topics in this webinar, including:

  • Using the Mesh Fill tool to apply advanced gradients,
  • Adding 3D realism to flat graphics,
  • Accessing just the right colors for your Mesh Fill palettes,
  • Applying the Copy Mesh Fill command.

CorelDRAW tips from award-winning artist Joe Diaz

Learn how to create award-winning artwork, with 2011 International Design Contest Champion, Joe Diaz. Get CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 tips on:

  • Using the Freehand tool, the Shape tool and the Color Eyedropper tool to create detailed facial illustrations
  • Using the Polygon tool, Extrude tool and Interactive Fill tool to create complex objects
  • Using various shape tools to create custom lettering

Introducing CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 Curve Tools

Learn how to draw, trace, and illustrate vectorized graphics using CorelDRAW curve tools. Suzanne Smith, CorelDRAW specialist and training, covers several topics in this webinar, including.

  • Drawing with the Pen tools
  • Drawing and editing curves and straight line segments
  • Working with compound paths
  • Converting objects to curves

CorelDRAW X5: Color Management

Presented by David Milisock, President of Custom Graphic Technologies and author of two books on CorelDRAW color management, this webinar covers the following topics:

  • Basic color management set up
  • Basic color management theory
  • Document color management
  • Color management techniques for PDF, Postscript and non-Postscript devices
  • Setting CorelDRAW X5 to match CorelDRAW X4 and older versions
  • Matching colors between Adobe® Creative Suite® and CorelDRAW files

25 essential tips for efficient visual communication with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Tony Severenuk, CorelDRAW User Experience Designer, uses this webinar to cover some great time-saving tips and tricks to help you get the most out of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.