5    Creating Basic Shapes, Applying Transformations

You have to begin somewhere with the DRAW part of CorelDRAW—and this is the chapter. The creative process within this program usually requires that you build objects that you then customize and refine through fancy fills and elegant outlines, which are covered in later chapters. Therefore, it’s important to know the steps to create simple geometric shapes, and to know basic editing moves to create exactly the shape you want to fill and stroke.

Images

Note   Download and extract all the files from the Chapter05.zip archive to follow the tutorials in this chapter.

Using the Rectangle Tool and Property ...

Get CorelDRAW X8: The Official Guide, 12th Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.