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

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20    Understanding and Working with Pixel-Based Images

Because people seldom photograph an object or a scene with exactly the elements they want in a composition, the field of retouching has thrived since the day a professional had something to sell using a photograph! This is why professionals trim photographs, and so can you, using the CorelDRAW features covered in this chapter. As objects, photographic areas that have been carefully cut out can be composited with other photos and vector shapes to add a whole new dimension to your posters, flyers, and fine art. Additionally in this chapter, Corel PowerTRACE, part of CorelDRAW, is demonstrated; you’ll learn how to create a vector copy of a bitmap so you can scale and rotate it, edit it, and ...

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