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CorelDRAW X8: The Official Guide, 12th Edition by Gary David Bouton

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16    The Perspective and Extrude Effects

For centuries, traditional artists have studied and sweated (and sometimes failed) to create artwork that conveys a sense of dimension. Perspective, vanishing point, and angle of view can easily elude all but the most diligent, talented people because the sense of a third dimension on a 2D canvas is, after all, an illusion.

Fortunately, you don’t have to go to school for years and you don’t have to break a sweat when you want a little photorealism and dimension the next time you sit down to draw because you have CorelDRAW. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to lift your graphical ideas right off the page with version X8’s perspective effect and DRAW’s legendary Extrude tool.

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