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CorelDRAW X5 The Official Guide by Gary David Bouton

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CHAPTER 15 Filling Objects

Ashape without a fill on your drawing page is like a brand-new coloring book. To make a coloring book—and your CorelDRAW artwork—more visually meaningful, you need to fill your shapes with colors and textures. CorelDRAW has more than a half-dozen different types of fill you can apply to your shapes, and these types have hundreds of variations. In computer graphics, you have over 16 million solid shades of color at your disposal; imagine what you can do with blends of colors, colors in different patterns, and colored textures! The worst part of filling CorelDRAW objects will be deciding on a style of fill. The best part, as you explore filling shapes in this chapter, is that it’s very difficult to color outside of the ...

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