Free CorelDraw Tutorials

All Tutorials of Alex Galvez

Using Envelope tool in CorelDraw
Simple and easy stitch effect in CorelDRAW
Removing text frame in CorelDraw
Picture frame it in CorelDraw
Using guidelines in perspective drawing in CorelDRAW
Paragraph text around an object in CorelDRAW
Mesh fill tool in CorelDraw
CorelDRAW's Mesh Fill Tool can create nice backgrounds
Halftone on text in CorelDRAW
Using guidelines in CorelDRAW
Using Gaussian Blur to retouch a photo in CorelDraw
Using Frame Effect in CorelDraw
Extending a photo in Coreldraw
Easy way to make your background grayscale in CorelDRAW
Creating Page Curl in CorelDraw
Creative album using CorelDRAW
Creating a Long Shadow design in CorelDRAW
Converting a colored photo to halftone in CorelDRAW
Combining two photos to create a new scene in CorelDRAW
Using the Blend Effect to create a button in CorelDraw
Using the effect Bevel in CorelDRAW
CorelDraw workspace

This is a tutorial about the Workspace of CorelDraw X4. I will be showing you the parts of the interface. This is a good tutorial if you are starting to learn how to use CorelDraw.

Adding Paragraph Text in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you the difference between an artistic text and paragraph text. It will also show you how to link and unlink paragraph text.

Zooming and panning in CorelDRAW

Zooming and panning is important when you are creating graphics. This tutorial will show you the shortcut keys and tips in zoom and navigation.

Entering Text in CorelDraw

This is a tutorial about how to enter text in CorelDraw. It will also show you the difference between Artistic and Paragraph text.

The power of Powerclip in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial about Powerclip. This effect is one of my favourite effects. The tutorial will show the basic principle of the effect.

Adjusting the outline properties in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you some of the important outline properties in CorelDraw.

Dimension tool feature in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you the use of the dimension tool. Very useful tool for sign makers specially when they want to show clients the actual size of a large format printing project.

Print Merge in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial about Print Merge. A very powerful feature, specially when you are creating tickets, numbered cards or even personalized letters with each letter with unique name.

Transparency Tool in CorelDRAW

One of my favourite tool, the Transparency tool. A long tutorial but will cover lots of tips and tricks in using the transparency tool.

Using the smart fill tool in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial about the tool smart fill. It is indeed a smart tool. You can fill an area quickly with this tool as long as it is a closed path. Great tool and time saver.

Distressed Text Effect in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to make text or graphics distressed style. Text and graphics will remain a vector. Texture fill was also used.

Using the Table Tool in CorelDRAW

You can create a fast layout of a flyer using the table tool. Very easy, and the photos can still be repositioned.

Receding effects on photos in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is all about creating receding illusion on photos. You will learn how to create a photo frame.

Designing a business card in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to design a business card and have the file ready for the printer.

Vectorizing a low res logo in CorelDRAW

In this tutorial, you will learn how to clean up a low resolution logo. Vectorizing a logo is necessary so that the logo will look crisp and will not be pixelated.

Fit text to path in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to fit text to path, very good technique specially when creating logos.

Recreating the Apple Logo in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial on how to recreate an existing logo using the bezier tool and some tools like smart fill, transparency.

Converting a sketch to an illustration in CorelDraw

This is a very useful tutorial for illustrators or if you are starting to learn how to transfer your sketches to CorelDraw. Easy to learn technique.

Creating the Vector Button in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to create a nice button effect using all vector object, even the drop shadow.

Using the Interactive Fill tool in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to use the interactive fill tool, an added feature in CorelDraw. In the tutorial, you will learn how to create gradient fill.

Using Layers in CorelDraw

Layers are great for organizing objects in your graphics. Take advantage of the layers feature in CorelDraw.

Using guidelines and perspective effect in CorelDraw

This is a tutorial about the perspective effect tool in CorelDraw.

Using the Fish Eye lens effect in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to use the fish eye lens effect. You can create a fancy ball with embedded patterns.

Magnify lens effect in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to use the magnify lens effect to show a larger view of your graphic.

Creating glossy buttons in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to create glossy look buttons. Good for web designers and designers who want to achieve a gloss look in their graphics.

Basic text effects in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you the very basic text effects that you can apply to your text. Basic but effective.

Text special effects in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you where to get cool fonts and how to install in your computer. It will also show you a very nice effect on a text.

Using the Wacom Bamboo in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to use the Wacom Bamboo Tablet in drawing an illustration in CorelDraw.

Unboxing of the Bamboo Wacom Tablet

This is a product review of the Wacom Bamboo Tablet (unboxing only)

Converting a 2D logo to a 3D view logo in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to make a 2D logo more appealing and more impressive.

Sketching using the Wacom Bamboo Tablet in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to sketch using the wacom Tablet . Wacom tablets are great for sketch presentation.

Creating a vector clock in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to create a vector clock using the interactive fill, smart fill, the interactive transparency tool and other effects that are useful.

Using the blend effect in creating a vector flame in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how create a vector flame using the blend tool. Very realistic flame using the blend tool.

Simple text effect with highlights in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to apply simple text effect with highlights to have an illusion of 3d text.

Creating a distinguishing background in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to create a distinguishing background. This is a simple tutorial that has a genius outcome.

Converting a photo to halftone in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how convert a coloured photo to a halftone artwork. Halftone is a technique to minimize the cost of printing.

Creating halftone effects in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to create halftone effects on background and text fills.

Creating stitched text effect in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to create stitch text effect in CorelDraw.

Creating a mosaic effect in CorelDraw

This tutorial will show you how to create a mosaic effect using the trace tool. It will also show you how to use the interactive blend tool.

Creating a polaroid collage in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to create polaroid collage in CorelDraw. The tools that were used here is the powerclip, transparency, and using texture fill. This project can be done quickly in CorelDraw.

Creating labels using the Interactive Contour tool

This tutorial will show you how to create labels with the Interactive Contour Tool. This tool will also be combined with welding tool and the use of the scallop feature.

Creating Christmas Balls

This tutorial will show you how to create Christmas Balls in CorelDRAW using transparency, fisheye lens effect and the complex star. Simple to do and very elegant.

Creating an appealing dropshadow for photos in CorelDraw

In this tutorial, I will be showing a different way to create shadows on photographs.This drop shadow is more appealing because it makes your photo look 3d.

Isolating an image to make it stand out using CorelDraw

In this tutorial I will show you how to isolate and make part of the photo standout. Using the eraser tool and blur effect will do the trick. Very easy effect.

Creating an interesting text drop shadow in CorelDraw

In this tutorial, I will be showing how to create a very interesting shadow effect. The effect is a combination of blend and powerclip. Enjoy.

Combination of effects in CorelDraw

Another live streaming video that was recorded. I enjoy using CorelDraw for my graphics. In this live video, I will be showing my favorite shortcuts and effects I use. Enjoy.

Creating Web Graphics using Coreldraw

This was another live streaming video that was recorded. In this live video I will explain how to create graphics suitable for the web.

Creating a custom web button in CorelDraw

A creative way to stylize your button. Very easy to achieve in CorelDraw.

Exploring Artistic Media in CorelDraw

This was a live streaming video in exploring the Artistic Media tool in CorelDraw it was fun and very informative.

Outline behind fill option in CorelDraw
Adjusting the outline corners of a text in CorelDraw
Using envelope effect on text in CorelDraw
Using Extrude tool in CorelDRAW
Using Transparency tool in CorelDRAW
Using the Blend tool in CorelDRAW
Using the Contour tool in CorelDRAW
Using the Distort tool in CorelDRAW
Using the smart drawing tool in CorelDRAW
Creating starburst in CorelDRAW
Using the graph paper in CorelDRAW
Creating polygons in CorelDRAW
Creating stars in CorelDRAW
Using callouts in CorelDRAW
Creating banner shapes in CorelDRAW
Creating basic shapes in CorelDRAW
Creating arrows in CorelDRAW
Using connectors in CorelDRAW
Using the smart fill tool in CorelDRAW
Using the eyedropper tool in CorelDRAW
Using the eraser tool in CorelDRAW
Creating hard drop shadow in CorelDRAW
Creating perspective text in CorelDRAW
Creating soft text drop shadow in CorelDRAW
Copying the properties of text in CorelDRAW
Creating bevel effect on text in CorelDRAW
Creating reflection on text
Fit text to path in CorelDRAW
Linking text frames of paragraph in CorelDRAW
Setting up your default text size in CorelDRAW
Inserting special characters in CorelDRAW
Creating powerclip text in CorelDRAW
Removing text frames from paragraph in CorelDRAW
Adjusting the outline scale of text/objetcs in CorelDRAW
Converting text to curves in CorelDRAW
Adjusting spacing between letters in CorelDRAW
Adjusting properties of individual letters in CorelDRAW
Using superscript and subscript in CorelDRAW
Reshaping text box in CorelDRAW
Rounding corners of rectangle or square in CorelDRAW
Rotating text and objects in CorelDraw
Inserting images in CorelDRAW
Applying pattern fill in CorelDRAW
Applying fountain fill in CorelDRAW
Changing nudge offset distance in CorelDRAW
Arranging objects in CorelDRAW
Entering text in Coreldraw
Floating toolbox in CorelDRAW
Creating pages in CorelDRAW
Setting up a page in CorelDRAW
Youtube logo created in CorelDraw

Here is a tutorial in recreating the youtube logo.

Wrapping text with an object in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to wrap text around an image. Very nice feature. The vector objects can be converted to text frame.

Youtube box in CorelDRAW

This is just a demo to show how to create the YouTube box.

Web buttons in CorelDRAW

Web buttons are easy to create in CorelDraw. Watch this tutorial and learn it fast and place it in your website.

Watermark background in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial about creating watermark background using the transparency tool. Very easy to configure.

Using create pattern in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to create pattern to cover up an image.

Valentines card in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you to create a simple valentines card using blends and transparency.

Tshirt design in CorelDRAW

This is just a demo, no narration. Shows you how easy it is to design a shirt in CorelDraw.

Using perspective in CorelDRAW

Using guidelines are great. This tool will help you lineup objects and text.

Transparency grids in CorelDRAW

Creating transparency grids makes a cool effect. Very easy steps in CorelDraw.

Using guidelines in CorelDRAW

Guidelines are great for desktop publisher. Alignment is important and CorelDraw can easily create one for you.

Tracing a drawing in CorerlDRAW

This is a tutorial about tracing a line drawing (bitmap) and making it a vector image so you can apply special effects.

Using envelope effect in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial about using the envelop effect in CorelDraw this is a great tool if you want to create special effects in your text.

Text Effect (metallic) in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is how to make a custom text effect in a metallic look. Very popular.

Text drop shadow in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is all about creating a drop shadow on text.

Powerclip effect in CorelDRAW

Powerclip is my favourite effect, it mask an object fast and can help you control the mask by editing a vector object (container).

Text spacing (how to adjust) in CorelDRAW

Here is a tutorial about how to adjust the spacing between text characters, words and between lines.

Posterize a portrait in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to convert an ordinary photo into a stylized portrait. Bitmap tracing was the main tool.

Reflection effect in CorelDRAW

Short tutorial in creating reflection effect using transparency.

Polaroid effect in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to create a polaroid effect on your photos. The finish product will be a photo in a polaroid border.

Red eye removal in CorelDRAW

This is a short tutorial on how to use the Red Eye Removal in a photo.

Play button in CorelDRAW

This is just a demo, no narration. Just want to show you how the play button is created in CorelDraw. I increased the video speed.

Printing tile image in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to tile an oversized image to be printed in your ordinary letter size page. Useful if you do not have a large format printer.

Photo frame borders in CorelDRAW

Here is a great tutorial for framing your photo with creative edges or borders. Start creating borders with CorelDraw.

Merging two photos in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to merge 2 photos quickly. Linear transparency was used, very useful effect when combining two or more photos with feathered edge.

Making a brochure in CorelDRAW

Making a brochure in CorelDraw is very straight forward. Linking paragraph text is very easy to use.

Making icons in CorelDRAW

Use CorelDraw to create web buttons for navigation. Using transparencies will make your buttons more 3d or realistic.

Magnify effect in CorelDRAW

Magnify is in the lens effect and very useful when you want to magnify some area of your artwork. You can also make it frozen so it becomes a bitmap and you can move it.

Making business card in CorelDRAW

CorelDraw is great in creating business cards. This tutorial will show you how to design your own business card and have it set to print on a letter size sheet of paper.

Line drawing in CorelDRAW

This tutorial shows you how to trace manually your photo using the artistic line. The result would be like a line drawing

Making a banner in CorelDRAW

This is only a demo. I increased the video clip speed to show how to create a banner.

Lens effect in CorelDRAW

I designed a banner for my Mom's 65th Birthday and I decided to explore the lens effect in CorelDraw. It created a nice transparency with the letters and it looked good.

Making a calendar in CorelDRAW

CorelDraw has a very nice calendar maker. This tutorial will show you how to automate the making of the calendar and you can also add photos and other graphics in it.

Inserting text in CorelDRAW

This tutorial shows you how to insert text in your graphics area.

Image reflection in CorelDRAW

Image reflection can be done in CorelDraw, this is a trend now. Reflection can be achieve by using mirror tool and interactive transparency tool.

Frosted text with drop shadow in CorelDRAW

This tutorial teaches you how to create text with frosted or transparent fill. I will also show you how to apply drop shadow to a transparent text fill.

Illustration technique 2 in CorelDRAW

Here is another illustration technique, using the trace and eye dropper tool you can redraw a low resolution image and then vectorize it.

Frosted boxes in CorelDraw

Cool effect if you have a watermark in your poster and you want to put text on top of it. You can make frosted box in CorelDraw and text will be more visible

Illustration techniques 1 in CorelDRAW

Great way to use transparency in an illustration. With the Interactive Transparency tool, you can make your plain illustration to be more realistic with shadows and highlights.

Find and replace option in CorelDRAW

Very useful tutorial specially when you are looking for object properties in your detailed artwork in CorelDraw. If you have lots of objects with the same fill and you want to locate it, Find and Replace is the tool.

Gloss Effect in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is all about using transparencies to achieve the gloss effect. Transparency effect in CorelDraw provided us a great effect and you do not need to go to other programs like Photoshop to do it.

Extrude effect in CorelDRAW

This is a neat effect to make a 2d drawing into an isometric drawing. Very nice and no one can tell that it was done in CorelDraw. Good for product drawing.

Glass Effect in CorelDraw

This is a cool tutorial showing you how to create an illusion of glass. Lens effect was used in this tutorial, play with the settings of the lens option and you will be amazed with what it can do.

Exporting graphics for the web in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial about how to export your CorelDraw artwork to be suitable for web graphics. If you are doing websites and making navigation buttons, this is a tutorial for you.

Email attachment in CorelDRAW

This tutorial shows you how to save your Coreldraw file suitable for .jpeg email attachment.

Creating a logo in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial on how to create your own logo. Fit Text to path is the effect that I mostly use in this tutorial.

Drop shadow in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial on how to apply drop shadow to text.

Creating greeting card in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial in how to create a greeting card. Most companies use CorelDraw in creating them. This is an actual card that I designed for my Mom's 65th Birthday.

Double powerclip in CorelDRAW

This is a tutorial about the power of powerclip. Shows you amazing technique when you want your image to overlap with another image in a powerclip.

CorelDraw X3 interface

This tutorial shows the interface of CorelDraw X3.

Creating Youtube background in CorelDRAW

This is a useful tutorial for YouTubers. This explains how to create a repeating background for your channel.

Converting files to PDF in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is great when you want to send a pdf of your CorelDraw file. In the publish to PDF option, you can set the kind of PDF you want to distribute.

Creating Vista logo in CorelDRAW

This tutorial shows you how to recreate the Vista logo. Combination of transparency effect, mesh fill and bezier tool for drawing shapes.

Complex powerclip in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to use powerclip. Powerclip is one of my favourite effect. Very useful and it really is powerful. Illustrator cannot beat this effect.

Colour management option in CorelDraw

Why are the colours different in my screen? This is a common question if you have not used the colour management option.

Bitmap masking in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to get rid of the white background or any solid color in your photograph.

Cleaning up Super Bowl logo in CorelDRAW

This is just a demo. I increase the speed of the video. Sorry no narration, this is only a demo and clip speed was increased to 300%.

Bevel effect in CorelDRAW

This tutorial explains how to use the Bevel Effect in CorelDraw. This is useful if you want to use stylized text with chisel effect. No need to go to Photoshop to do this effect.

Changing colour modes in CorelDRAW

This tutorial explains how to use colour modes like doutone. Sometimes we want to make an image sepia or one tone with different shades.

Artistic media in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is all about using the artistic media feature of CorelDraw. If you want a calligraphy look to your lines and make your design more artistic.

Changing background of a photo in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is great if you want to change the background of your photo. Powerclip is the main tool that was used in this tutorial.

Aligning objects in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is all about using shortcut keys to align objects. Very useful to speed up your design. Keys like C for center, L for left....

Blur and page curl effect in CorelDRAW

This is a short tutorial on how to use the blur effect and page curl.

Advanced Drop shadow in CorelDRAW

This tutorial is all about creating drop shadow in a photograph that was powercliped. The drop shadow was scewed to make it realistic. Transparency was also used.

Change outline colour the fast way in CorelDraw

One click and you can change the outline of your object or text.

Rotate and change rotation center in CorelDraw

Rotation handles are great in rotating objects and text.

Mirror effect in CorelDraw

Fast mirror command, flip vertically or horizontally.

Shortcut Key for the navigator in CorelDraw

Want to navigate anywhere on the screen with a preview box? use this shortcut.

Creating image borders and fast cropping in CorelDraw

Fast border making on photos.

Adding guidelines in CorelDraw

Guidelines are useful, take advantage of this tool, great for alignment

Copying text properties in CorelDraw

A handy shortcut to copy the properties of an object.

Adding tint and shade on a colour fill in CorelDraw

Want make a colour darker or lighter? use this shortcut.

Merging Photographs in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to merge four photos using the interactive transparency too

Creating a perfect circle and squre in CorelDraw

Holding the ctrl key to create a circle and square.

Creating borders for your digital photos in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to create fancy shaped borders for your digital photographs. Powerclip is the key to this process.

Creating vignette effect on a photo in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to createvignette feather edges on a photograph. Transparency tool is the technique used in this project.

Basic Image Shadow in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to apply drop shadow to an image.

Basic drop shadow applied to text in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to apply drop shadow to text. Glow effect will also be included. Great tutorial for beginners.

Aligning selected objects in Coreldraw

This tutorial will show you how to align objects and text, very good shortcut.

Distributing selected objects in Coreldraw

This tutorial will show you how to distribute objects and text to make the spacing between them equal.

Creating gloss effect on a product photo in CorelDRAW

This tutorial will show you how to make product photo attractive and with gloss effect. The interactive transparency tool was used in this tutorial.

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