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CorelDraw 10 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steve Schwartz, Phyllis Davis

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Chapter 7. Lines and Curves

CorelDraw 10 has three tools for drawing lines and curves: the Freehand, Bézier, and Artistic Media Tools. You can find them all on the Curve flyout (Figure 7.1).

Figure 7.1. The Freehand, Bézier, and Artistic Media Tools can all be found on the Curve flyout.

Of the three, the Freehand Tool is the most straightforward because it works like a pencil on paper. As you drag the Freehand Tool, it creates curves and lines, mirroring the motions of the mouse.

The Bézier Tool draws on a node-by-node basis. As you learned in Chapter 6, nodes control the curve of the line segment that passes through them. With the Bézier Tool, ...

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