CorelDRAW for Beginners: Graphic Design in Corel Draw
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CorelDRAW for Beginners: Graphic Design in Corel Draw

Learn how to design in Corel DRAW with these easy-to-follow Corel Draw lessons. Learn Corel Draw online.
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Created by Radu Velcea
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of this course, you will create your own business card in CorelDRAW
  • Create unique color palettes to be used in future projects
  • Distort and apply drop shadow and 3D effects to objects
  • Design clean and professional business cards
  • Organizing a brochure layout by learning how to manage pages
  • Combining vector shapes to use them in logos and graphics
Requirements
  • Students should have CorelDRAW 2018 installed on their computers to follow along. There are A LOT OF PRACTICE EXERCISES throughout this course with downloadable vector files. I want you to follow along.
  • I teach this course using CorelDRAW 2018, so it would be best if you're using this version. But you can still learn even if using X7, X6, X5, X4 or X3
Description

Start creating professional graphic design in Corel DRAW.

If you're looking for a software that is user-friendly and you can easily create logos, business cards or flyers, Corel Draw is the best answer. Corel DRAW is used by professionals across the world for every promotional material, such as posters, roll-up banners, business cards, brochures or logos.

Create graphics the way you want them.

Practice while you learn. This course includes practices files so you can follow along and actually learn by doing.

By the end of this course, you will have created your own business card.

I'll be teaching this course using CorelDRAW 2018, but if you have a previous version (X8, X7, X6, X5, X4 or X3) you can still learn like a pro.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Radu and I've been working in CorelDRAW since 2003. Further more I'm teaching CorelDRAW in LIVE class-sessions since 2011 and have done so to over 1700 students.

  • I would guide anyone to do this course, especially with this teacher.  Catalin Palade, Course Graduate


  • Well-structured and full of useful information. Cristian Vasilescu, Course Graduate


  • The best and most practical course I have ever attended. Iulia Adamache, Course Graduate


  • I needed a CorelDRAW course for my business, we intend to save money making the design of the flyers alone. I chose Radu's course, and it was the best investment I've ever made in my life. Sabina Stroescu, Course Graduate

We're in this together!

I'm a full-time graphic designer, trainer and online instructor. I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message.  

What is this Corel DRAW Course all about?

In this beginner's CorelDRAW course you will not only learn how to create professional graphic design, but also how to set your mindset to reach out to your goals.

This course will cover everything you need to know to to start working on your graphic design files, including:

  • Creating a document to start with

  • Creating shapes to be used in your layout

  • Combining shapes to create logos and graphical elements

  • Using custom color palettes

  • Editing text and installing fonts

  • Aligning and grouping objects

  • Importing and cropping images

By the end of this course, your confidence to work on your own will soar. You'll have a thorough understanding of how to use CorelDRAW for fun or as a career opportunity.

Who this course is for:
  • You are just starting to become a graphic designer
  • You are a complete beginner who has never opened CorelDRAW
  • You have played around with CorelDRAW, but need some clarity in becoming a more skilled graphic designer
  • You are an entrepreneur who wants to save money by creating your own promotionals
  • You are a Marketer who got tired of waiting for a proposal from the Advertising Agency on you next flyer and poster design
Course content
Expand all 74 lectures 03:29:40
+ The welcome screen
2 lectures 04:05
Getting started
02:07
Using one of the workspaces
01:58

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The Welcome Screen Quiz
2 questions
+ The interface
2 lectures 02:15
Understanding dockers
00:54

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The Interface Quiz
2 questions
+ Getting started
6 lectures 13:04
Setting up the page
03:35
Using rulers, grids and guidelines
03:01
Navigating a multi-page document
00:58
Understanding File Formats
02:02
Starting with a template
01:21

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Getting Started Quiz
5 questions
+ Workspace
1 lecture 02:30
Keyboard shortcuts
02:30

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The Keyboard Shortcuts Quiz
1 question
+ The Toolbox
14 lectures 30:15
Using the Pick Tool
05:09
Zoom Tool and Hand Tool
02:57
Creating a basic shape
01:33

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The Toolbox Quiz 1
3 questions
Using connector lines
01:26
Outlines and Corner Control (part 1)
05:59
Outlines and Corner Control (part 2)
03:37
Interactive Drop Shadow
01:14
Interactive Contour
01:27
The Blend Tool
00:56
The Distort Tool
01:35
The Envelope Tool
00:28
The Extrude Tool
00:55
Interactive Transparency
01:15
The Eyedropper Tool
01:44

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The Toolbox Quiz 2
3 questions
+ Understanding Color
1 lecture 06:04

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Understanding Color Quiz
1 question
+ Working with objects
10 lectures 19:19
Weld, Trim and Intersect
01:52
Weld, Trim and Intersect Exercises
00:57
Weld, Trim and Intersect Exercises Solution
05:39

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Working with Objects Quiz 1
2 questions
Grouping and Ungrouping
01:11
Aligning Objects Exercises
00:36
Aligning Objects Exercises Solution
01:05

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Working with Objects Quiz 2
2 questions
Setting the order
01:39
Setting the order Exercises
00:22
Setting the order Exercises Solution
03:18
+ Working with fonts
5 lectures 17:17
Installing fonts
01:17
Types of text
02:15

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Working with Fonts
2 questions
Business Card Exercise
01:42
Business Card Exercise Solution
08:22
+ Working with bitmaps
2 lectures 02:55
Importing bitmaps
01:14
Cropping and resizing images
01:41

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Working with bitmaps Quiz
1 question