7    Choosing (and Understanding) the Right Path Tools

If you thought learning to create basic shapes and modifying them in Chapter 5 was a fun learning experience, then hold on: basic shapes will basically get your work only so far. CorelDRAW’s path building and editing tools are at your disposal to create exactly what you envision. The Curve Tools group on the Toolbox has tools that make any shape you can imagine (and some you can’t) a snap to design. In the following sections, you’ll work through the editing process of lines and their nodes, so there’s no reason to draw something that’s close to what you need. This chapter is the “DRAW” part of CorelDRAW. Incidentally, the Artistic Media pen is no longer part of this Curve Tools group; it ...

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