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Corel Graphics Suite Introductory Training Course



(£478.80 incl. VAT)


2 Days


Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1HZ


Discover the power of two applications for the price of one on this Corel Graphics Suite Introductory training course. CorelDraw and Corel Photo-Paint are both shipped as part of the Corel Graphics Suite, so you can double the impact of your creative graphics. Learn how to apply stunning effects to photos and other bitmaps in Paint, and then combine them with the amazing visual effects available in Draw.


  • This course is scheduled according to demand, please contact us to arrange a date.

Who should attend?

Designed for people who need to create documents for output in multiple formats – such as for print as well as the web – this CorelDraw training course will explain the difference between the two applications in language you can understand, and help you to identify when to use each for maximum impact.

Contact us to run this course or a customised version of it on your own premises for just £415+vat per day for up to two people. Add just £75+vat each for additional people. Price is inclusive of course reference notes and email support but exclusive of the trainer's travel and overnight accommodation costs.

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Course Content

Day 1 will concentrate on CorelDraw. Topics Covered will include:

Differences between CorelDraw and PhotoPaint

  • Vector versus Bitmap Graphics – understanding the difference and knowing which format to choose

Understanding the User Interface

  • Toolbars/Property Bar
  • The Toolbox
  • Scrolling/Zooming
  • Setting User Preferences

Page Setup

  • Page layout
  • Using the Rulers and Grids

Drawing Basic Shapes

  • Use of Rectangle, Ellipse, Polygon and Basic Shapes tools

Transforming Objects

  • Position
  • Size
  • Scale
  • Rotate
  • Skew

Manipulating Objects

  • Duplicating, cloning and copying objects
  • Creating complex shapes by Grouping and Welding

Using the Outline Pen & Fill Tools

  • Setting Line Colours, Styles and Thickness
  • Applying Uniform Colour, Gradient, Pattern and Textured Fills

Working with Text

  • Entering and editing Artistic and Paragraph text
  • Importing text from other applications
  • Formatting text
  • Wrapping text around graphics
  • Fitting text in irregular shaped areas
  • Fitting text to a path

Applying Simple Effects

  • Interactive Drop-Shadow
  • Interactive Extrude
  • Interactive Transparency
  • Power Clip

Importing & Exporting

  • Understanding Import & Export Filters
  • Searching for and Adding Clipart & Photos
  • Exporting artwork for use in other applications such as Word-Processors, Publishing software, Web Sites, the print media and on-screen presentations


  • Printing to a local or network desktop printer
  • Sending artwork to an external print provider
  • PC – Macintosh conversion issues

Day 2 will concentrate on Corel Photo-Paint. Topics Covered will include:

Understanding Bitmap Images

  • Device Dependency & Resolution Explained
  • Size Matters! The Relationship between Size & Resolution
  • – Re-sizing versus Resampling
  • Colour Models – RGB, CMYK, Greyscale, Duotone



Modifying & Repairing Images

  • Applying Creative Effects to Images
  • Repairing Damaged Photos
  • – “Red-Eye” Removal
  • – Dust & Scratch Removal
  • Creating a Photo-Montage
  • Removing Unwanted Backgrounds from Images
  • Cloning Areas of One Image to Another

Isolating Parts of an Image for Special Effects

  • Creating & Manipulating Masks
  • Creating & Manipulating Objects
  • Selecting Areas of Similar Colour within an Image
  • Replacing Colours in an Image
  • Applying Creative Effects to Objects & Masks

Transferring Artwork between CorelDraw & Corel Photo-Paint

  • Importing Photo-Paint Images to CorelDraw
  • Importing CorelDraw Artwork to Photo-Paint
  • Converting Vectors to Bitmaps – Why?
  • Converting Bitmaps to Vectors with Corel Power Trace
  • Exporting from Photo-Paint

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