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CorelDRAW: Graphic Design For Beginners
5.0( 2 REVIEWS )
3h 30m

This course is designed for those interested to learn the basics of using CorelDRAW in graphic designing, to design clean and professional looking business cards, and brochure layout, learn to combine vector shapes for logos and other graphic designs.

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • You are just starting to become a graphic designer
  • You are a complete beginner who has never opened CorelDRAW
  • You have played around with CorelDRAW, but need some clarity in becoming a more skilled graphic designer
  • You are an entrepreneur who wants to save money by creating your own promotionals
  • You are a marketer who got tired of waiting for a proposal from the advertising agency on you next flyer and poster design

What you’ll learn: 

  • By the end of this course, you will create your own business card in CorelDRAW
  • Create unique color palettes to be used in future projects
  • Distort and apply drop shadow and 3D effects to objects
  • Design clean and professional business cards
  • Organizing a brochure layout by learning how to manage pages
  • Combining vector shapes to use them in logos and graphics


  • Students should have CorelDRAW 2018 installed on their computers to follow along. There are a lot of practice exercises throughout this course with downloadable vector files. I want you to follow along.

Software version used in the course: 

  • I teach this course using CorelDRAW 2018, so it would be best if you’re using this version. But you can still learn even if using X7, X6, X5, X4 or X3

Start creating professional graphic design in CorelDRAW.

If you’re looking for a software that is user-friendly and you can easily create logos, business cards or flyers, Corel Draw is the best answer. Corel Draw is used by professionals across the world for every promotional material, such as posters, roll-up banners, business cards, brochures or logos.

Create graphics the way you want them, practice while you learn. This course includes practice files so you can follow along and actually learn by doing. I’ll be teaching this course using CorelDRAW 2018, but if you have a previous version (X8, X7, X6, X5, X4 or X3) you can still learn like a pro.

In this beginner’s CorelDRAW course, you will not only learn how to create professional graphic design, but also how to set your mindset to reach out to your goals. This course will cover everything you need to know to to start working on your graphic design files, including:

  • Creating a document to start with
  • Creating shapes to be used in your layout
  • Combining shapes to create logos and graphical elements
  • Using custom color palettes
  • Editing text and installing fonts
  • Aligning and grouping objects
  • Importing and cropping images

By the end of this course, your confidence to work on your own will soar. You’ll have a thorough understanding of how to use CorelDRAW for fun or as a career opportunity.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned graphic designing using CorelDRAW.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Introduction
The Exercise Files 00:00:00
The Exercise Files – Downloadable Materials 00:00:00
Section 2 - The Welcome Screen
Getting Started 00:00:00
Using One Of The Workspaces 00:00:00
Section 3 - The Interface
Touring The Interface 00:00:00
Understanding Dockers 00:00:00
Section 4 - Getting Started
Setting Up The Page 00:00:00
Using Rulers, Grids And Guidelines 00:00:00
Navigating A Multi-Page Document 00:00:00
Master Layer And Page Numbering 00:00:00
Understanding File Formats 00:00:00
Starting With A Template 00:00:00
Section 5 - Workspace
Keyboard Shortcuts 00:00:00
Section 6 - The Toolbox
Using The Pick Tool 00:00:00
Zoom Tool And Hand Tool 00:00:00
Creating A Basic Shape 00:00:00
Using Connector Lines 00:00:00
Outlines And Corner Control – Part 1 00:00:00
Outlines And Corner Control – Part 2 00:00:00
Interactive Drop Shadow 00:00:00
Interactive Contour 00:00:00
The Blend Tool 00:00:00
The Distort Tool 00:00:00
The Envelope Tool 00:00:00
The Extrude Tool 00:00:00
Interactive Transparency 00:00:00
The Eyedropper Tool 00:00:00
Section 7 - Understanding Color
Color Palettes 00:00:00
Section 8 - Working With Objects
Weld, Trim And Intersect 00:00:00
Weld, Trim And Intersect Exercises 00:00:00
Weld, Trim And Intersect Exercises Solution 00:00:00
Grouping And Ungrouping 00:00:00
Aligning Objects 00:00:00
Aligning Objects Exercises 00:00:00
Aligning Objects Exercises Solution 00:00:00
Setting The Order 00:00:00
Setting The Order Exercises 00:00:00
Setting The Order Exercises Solution 00:00:00
Section 9 - Working With Fonts
Understanding Font Types 00:00:00
Installing Fonts 00:00:00
Types Of Text 00:00:00
Business Card Exercise 00:00:00
Business Card Exercise Solution 00:00:00
Section 10 - Working With Bitmaps
Importing Bitmaps 00:00:00
Cropping And Resizing Images 00:00:00
Section 11 - Exploring The Curves
Free Hand 00:00:00
2-Point Line Tool 00:00:00
Bezier Tool 00:00:00
Section 12 - Node Editing Enhancements
Shape Tool 00:00:00
Cusp, Smooth And Symmetrical 00:00:00
Adding And Removing Nodes 00:00:00
Cleaning Up Lines After Welding 00:00:00
Combine And Break apart 00:00:00
Joining Nodes 00:00:00
Convert To Curve 00:00:00
Section 13 - Image To Vector
Why Convert An Image To A Vector? 00:00:00
Convert Image To Vector – The Easy Way 00:00:00
Convert Image To Vector – The Hard Way 00:00:00
Convert Image To Vector – Pepsi Logo 00:00:00
Convert Image To Vector – Apple Logo 00:00:00
Convert Image To Vector – Carrefour Logo 00:00:00
Convert Image To Vector – Motorola Logo 00:00:00
Convert Image To Vector – Batman Logo 00:00:00
Section 14 - More Text Editing
Linking Paragraph Text 00:00:00
Editing Individual Characters 00:00:00
Powerclip 00:00:00
Text In Columns 00:00:00
Wrapping Text With An Object 00:00:00
Text Along A Path 00:00:00
Section 15 - Desktop Publishing
Converting Text To Curves 00:00:00
Adding Bleed 00:00:00
Finding And Replacing Colors 00:00:00
Converting An Image To 300DPI 00:00:00
Printing The Flyer 00:00:00
Section 16 - Final Thoughts
Final Thoughts 00:00:00

Course Review


2 Ratings
  1. Anonymous
    Ifejieme Amarachi May 27, 2022 at 03:29 AM

    The best


    God bless you. You are amazing.

  2. Anonymous
    Tetiana Verba May 20, 2022 at 09:58 AM


    I liked it. Everything is very clear and accessible. I am completely satisfied.



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