Friday, 20 November 2015

How to create a cool greeting card using corel draw step by step tutorial

HOW TO CREATE A COOL GREETING CARD USING COREL DRAW.

In this tutorial we are using corel draw graphic studio version x3, be advise, follow every steps to accomplish this tutorial, I know you can do with me…. Let get our hand on desk…

§      OPEN COREL DRAW

Select paper type ‘Photo card’ and change from portrait to landscape format.
Pick a rectangle tool, (F6) for quick select tool.



§      SHAPE THE OBJECT (RECTANGLE).

Select shape tool from tool box, (F5) for Quick Select tool.
Ø  Convert rectangle to curves, right click on the rectangle ‘convert to curves’
Ø  Create a point at the first horizontal line, drag down the point down, convert to curves… like below...





Ø  Click on the left point arrange and shape your rectangle like the one below…

Ø  Import background to workspace download the one i used on this tutorial here
Ø  Position and powerclip your background to the rectangle
ü  Goto effect tab scroll down to powerclip rollover to 
"place inside container". then click on the rectangle.
Ø  After that, Right click on the rectangle, select ‘edit contents’ to edit and arrange background  to fit the rectangle …
Ø  Right click to ‘finish editing this level’ remove BORDER OUTLINE SET TO NONE.

§      CREATE ECLIPSES AND POSITION THEM.

Ø  Select eclipse tool, (F7) for quick select tool.
Ø  Hold down ctrl to create an eclipse of  " Width =54.915 mm and Height=53.814 mm " anyway it turn out just fine, make sure it fit your content.
Ø  Increase the outline width, set outline color, and inside color to the one below…

Ø  Duplicate the rectangle and shape to the one like below...
Ø  Add drop-down shadow effect’  and select ‘preset to flat bottom left’.

Ø  Finalize your arrangement first.

Ø  Create three eclipses of same size like the one above…
Ø  Position one at the back of the rectangle like the one below…
Ø  Press ctrl + PgDn to send the selected objected to back… or simply order...
ØMake a pie

Ø  use the top right arrow to ‘start and ending angles’  till you get half of it.
Ø  Arrange your object to fit, like below




   

Ø  Note: we have used three eclipse from the ones we duplicated.
Ø  Use the remaining one to roundup your design, add shadow effect to the top shape, the second and the light green shape (Eclipse) except the last one. like below
Ø  Import Flower to work Space Flower 1 Flower 2
Ø  Finish up your work with your own write-up... Enjoy Big-time
Ø  Fonts used on this tutorial are
                                                                                                              i.      Chiller
                                                                                                            ii.      Lily UPC
                                                                                                          iii.      Channel
                                                                                                          iv.      Wingding 3 (System Font)
                                                                                                            v.      Arial Black (System Font)


Finished work preview here





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