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Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 12:39am On Nov 15, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 12:42am On Nov 15, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by DexxyAlebs(m): 1:19am On Nov 15, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by LesGrossman(m): 4:59am On Nov 15, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by AleshKeem(m): 7:26pm On Nov 17, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by Msodiq: 9:05am On Nov 18, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 4:43pm On Nov 18, 2013
UNDERSTANDING GRAPHICS THROUGH CORELDRAW (PART 1)

1 INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHICS
2 WHAT IS GRAPHICS?
3 TYPES OF GRAPHICS (A)
4 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GRAPHIC AND GRAPHICS
5 WHO IS GRAPHICS ARTIST/TYPES OF ARTISTS
6 GRAPHICS ARTIST/DESIGNER OR AN ILLUSTRATOR
7 SIMILARITY BETWEEN A GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND ILLUSTRATOR
8 WHAT YOU NEED TO BE A GRAPHICS ARTIST OR DESIGNER
9 CATEGORIES OF GRAPHICS
10 TERMS USE IN GRAPHICS
11 UNDERSTANDING BACKGROUNDS
12 IMAGE FORMAT
13 MEASUREMENTS
14 DRAWING UNITS
15 TYPES OF GRAPHICS (B)
16 WHEN DO WE NEED GRAPHICS?
17 WHERE DO WE NEED GRAPHICS?
18 HOW CAN WE GET GRAPHICS?
19 THE IMPART AND THE IMPACT OF GRAPHICS IN OUR DAILY LIFE AND IN OUR BUSINESSES
20 NOW AM I A GRAPHICS DESIGNER?
21 TYPE OF BARS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
22 WORKING WITH MENUS BAR
22 TOOL OVERVIEW AND WORKING WITH COREL-DRAW


WHAT IS GRAPHICS?
Cambridge Dictionary: Graphics is images shown on a computer screen or the pages of news paper.
Graphics can also be define as putting one, two or three objects or characters together with or without colours to impress and to attract your viewers and customers.
 
TYPES OF GRAPHICS DESIGNS (A)
Vector Art: (abstract, illustrator art line
Bitmap Images Graphics: (pattern art, Full colour image or bitmap pictures or objects)

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GRAPHIC AND GRAPHICS
GRAPHIC: An image especially on a computer or in a newspaper or books
GRAPHICS:- Images shown on a computer screen

WHO IS A GRAPHIC ARTIST?
TYPES OF GRAPHIC ARTIST

Graphic Designer
An illustrator
 
GRAPHICS DESIGNER OR AN ILLUSTRATOR

GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Is a person whose job is to draw or design, paint pictures through computer system.
AN ILLUSTRATOR:- Is a person whose job is to draw or paint pictures for books or on canvas e.g. portrait work- mainly known as an Artist.

SIMILIARITY BETWEEN A GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND ILLUSTRATOR
Both are graphic artist.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BE A GRAPHIC ARTIST OR GRAPHICS DESIGNER?
Focus
Patience
Serve Of Reasoning
Creativity
Ability To Yield To Corrections
Allowing People To Criticize Your Work/Job
Having Sense Of Humor

CATEGORIES OF GRAPHICS

Normal Graphics (1D)
Two Dimensional Graphics (2D)
Three Dimensional (3D) Graphics
Four Dimensional (4D) Graphics

DRAWING UNITS IN CORELDRAW

Inches
Millimeters
Picas
Points
Pixels
Ciceroes
Didots
Feet
Yards
Miles
Centimeters
Meters
Kilometers
Q
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TYPES OF GRAPHICS (B)

1. BITMAP IMAGES GRAPHICS
2. VECTOR IMAGES/ART GRAPHICS



*POPULAR BITMAP EDITING PROGRAMS

Microsoft Paint
Adobe Photoshop
Corel Photo-Paint
Corel Paint Shop Pro
The Gimp

*KEY POINTS ABOUT BITMAP IMAGES:

Pixels in a grid
Resolution dependent
Resizing reduces quality
Easily converted
Restricted to rectangle
Minimal support for transparency

VECTOR ART/IMAGES GRAHICS

VECTOR GRAPHICS:
are made up of many individual, syllable objects. These objects are defined by mathematical equations rather than pixels, so they always render at the highest quality.

COMMON VECTOR FORMATS INCLUDES:

AI (Adobe Illustrator)
CDR (CorelDraw
CMX (Corel Exchange)
CGM Computer Graphics Metafile
DXF AutoCad
WMF (Window Meta file)


POPULAR VECTOR DRAWING PROGRAMS
Adobe Illustrator
CorelDraw
Serif Draw plus

COMMON METAFILE FORMATS:
EPS (Encapsulated Postscript
PDF (Portable Document Format)
PICT (Macintosh)

KEY POINTS ABOUT VECTOR GRAPHICS
Scalable
Resolution Independent
No background
Cartoon- like
Inappropriate for photo-realistic images
Metafiles contain both raster and vector data

*NOTE: DO NOT IGNORE THIS FIRST PART OF THE TRAINING, BECAUSE YOU CAN NOT BE A PROFESSIONAL GRAPHICS DESIGNER WITHOUT YOU KNOWING ALL THE FUNDAMENTAL ASPECT OF THE PROGRAM. BY THE GRACE OF GOD I WILL BE STARTING THE CORELDRAW PROPER IN THE NEXT TUTOR.

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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 4:55pm On Nov 18, 2013
[size=8pt][size=8pt]* HERE ARE SOME OF MY RECENT CORELDRAW WORKS FEEL IT....................[/size][/size]

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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by Wizdray: 2:42pm On Nov 19, 2013
Following....
Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by spywareczar(m): 11:10pm On Nov 19, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 12:31am On Nov 20, 2013
GOOD MORNING GUYZ, THE CORELDRAW TUTORIAL WILL START TODAY. ENSURE YOU HAVE INSTALLED THE APPLICATION ON YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM. TODAY I WILL BE EXPLORING ALL THE TOOLS AND BARS IN CORELDRAW APPLICATION. ARE YOU GUYS READY? OKAY LET'S MOVE ON...
Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by Wizdray: 2:42pm On Nov 20, 2013
Ready!
Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by Nmeri17: 9:50pm On Nov 20, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 10:45pm On Nov 21, 2013
[center]CORELDRAW BARS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS[/center]

1. TITLE BAR:- This is the bar that carries the name of the program (package) you are using and it always in colour form and it always at the top of the document, it is the first bar that will automatically appears on the CorelDraw environment immediately you open it. This bar includes: (i) the name of package you are using (ii) the sign (-) stand for minimize (iii) the sign (D) stand for maximize & (iv) The sign (X) stand for council.

2. MENU BAR: - This is the bars that have the list of commands group in which you can use for your design and the list of anything that has to do with the environment of the CorelDraw. The list of the commands include: File Edit, View, Layout, Arrange, Effect, Bitmaps, Text Tools, Windows and Help.
 
3. STATUS BAR: - [/b]This is the bar that has the information about the work done or been doing currently on the CorelDraw page. It allows you to know the size of whatever you draw on the page or the text you type/input on the CorelDraw page.

[b]4. STANDARD BAR: -
This bar is the one that carries the standard command and it is very important in a CorelDraw environment. It also useful during work done at a time. This bar include: New page button, Open document button, Save button, Print button, Cut button, Copy button, Past, Undo and Redo button, Import and Export button, and also Zoom box button. These buttons appears with icon for identification.
 
5. PROPERTY BAR: - This is the bar that contains the size and the type of page setup you are using or you want to use. It allows you to visualize both the width and height of the page (paper) you are using. It shows the type of orientation you are using. i.e. (Portrait or Landscape). It also shows you the measurement of the ruler guides on the page.

6. TOOL BOX BAR: - This bar is one of the most useful bar on a CorelDraw environment and it perform a special task. Tools box bar include different kinds and types of tools that can be use to draw, shape, type data, and trim an objects or texts on the page such as : Rectangle Tool, Eclipse Tool, Pick Tool, Shape Tool, Zoom Tool, Bezier Tool, Smart Draw Tool, Polygon Tool, Graph Paper Tool, Basic Shapes, Text Tool, Drop Shadow Tool, Envelope Tool, Interactive Distortion Tool, Transparency Tool, Blend Tool, Eye Dropper & Paint Bucket Tool, Outline Tool Box, Fill Tool &Interactive Fill Tool. These tools can be used in performing magic drawing on a CorelDraw page.

7. TEXT BAR: - This particular bar is the one that has to do with the text or data that you want to or putting into computer on CorelDraw. It show and enable you to choose the size of character/font styles you want to use and it allows you to choose the type/kind of font/ or text style that you want to choose or use on your convenience.
 
This bar is also allow you to bold, italic and underline the text you are working with. It shows in signs like (B for Bold), (I for Italic) and (U for Underline). This text bar is very important and it allows you to select the type of alignment you want and there are five types alignment available on the bar in which you can choose or select from, they are: left alignment, centre alignment, right alignment, full alignment and force full alignment.

8. ZOOM BAR:- This is the bar that gives you the ability to zoom in and zoom out i.e.(to view the big size of your work or the small size of it), the page you are working with and it allows you to see the actual size of page on the particular object or text you are working with.
 
9. INTERNET BAR: - Is the bar that works with internet connection and it can be use unless the computer you are using is not connected to internet.
 
10. TRANSFORM BAR: - Is the bar that gives and shows you the measure of your work done, the page and it also allow you to mirror your job or work done before printing.

[center]WORKING WITH MENUS BAR[/center]

MENU BAR: - There are eleven (11) buttons available in this bar. Is the bar that is very import and it mostly use in CorelDraw. The bars include the different names of command such as: file, edit, view, layout, arrange, effect, bitmaps, text, tools, windows and help.

1. FILE:- This file button include: New Page, Open, Close, Save, Save As, Revert, Acquire Image, (Select Source/Acquire), Import, Export, Sent To, Print, Print Preview, Print Setup e.t.c.
 
2. EDIT:- The edit button include: Undo Create, Redo Create, Repeat, Cut, Copy, Paste, Paste Special, Delete, Symbol, Duplicate, Over Print Outline, Select All (Object, Text Guideline, Nodes) Find, and Replace, Insert Barcode e.t.c.

VIEW: - This is the button that has to do with the visualization of the page you are working with. It includes: Simple Wireframe, Wireframe, Draft, Normal, Enhanced, Full Screen Preview, Preview Selected Only, Page Sorter View, Rulers, Grid, Guidelines e.t.c.
 
LAYOUT: - This is the button that enables you to setup your page and allows you to select the type of page orientation. It include: Insert page, Delete page, rename page, go to page, switch to page orientation, page setup, page background e.t.c.
 
ARRANGE: - This button help you to carry out your own convenient setting on the work-done. It enables you to do/work/design as you want or like. This also include: Transformation, Clear Transformation, Align and Distribute, Order, Group, Ungroup, Ungroup All, Combine, Break Apart, Lock Object, Unlock Object, Shaping, Convert to Curves, Convert Outline to Object e.t.c.

EFFECTS: - This button enables you to make your own effectiveness on the work-done on the page of CorelDraw. It also performs many special tasks. It includes: Adjust, Transform Correction, Artist Media, Blend, Contour, Envelope, Extrude, Lens Add Perspective, Power Clip Rollover e.t.c
 
BITMAPS: - This button carries many functions that perform difference formatting. It also allows you to change the face of a picture on a CorelDraw page. It includes: convert to bitmap, edit bitmap, crop bitmap, colour transform, contour, creative, distort, noise, sharpen e.t.c. this particular button bitmaps) is mainly use when you are working with pictures.
 
TEXT: - This is one of the important buttons on a menu bar and it has to do with text/data or character you may be working with. It also includes: format text, edit text, insert character, fit text to path, fix text to frame, align to baseline, and straighten text e.t.c.

TOOLS: - This tool button contains the list of command that you can use to maintain your work done and also to set your work into your own convenience desire.
 
WINDOW: - This is the button that carries the list of the command that appears on your CorelDraw page.

[center]***SEE THIS FULL CORELDRAW WORK-SPACE ABOVE*** [/center]
Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by Wizdray: 10:43am On Nov 22, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 9:17pm On Nov 23, 2013
CORELDRAW WINDOW COMPONENTS

A - STANDARD TOOLBAR
You can customize this or any other Toolbar or create additional Toolbars.

B - PROPERTY BAR
The Property Bar is dynamic. Property options change depending on what you are working on. This enables you to access commands that are specific to the current tool or feature you are using.

C - TOOL BOX
The main tools you will use are accessed from this bar.

D - RULERS
The Rulers show the current mouse cursor location as you move in the work area.

E - COLOR PALETTE
The Color Palette by default is located to the right of the work window. Like the Toolbars, it can also be relocated. You can choose from a preset palette of colors, or use a specific color system such as Pantone Spot Colors.

F - STATUS BAR
The Status Bar is used to give you information about cursor movements or symbol properties such as the fill or size.

G - PAGE NAVIGATOR
The Page Selector is used to add and move between pages. When a file contains multiple pages, individual page tabs appear to the right of the Page Selector bar.

H - DOCKER TABS
Dockers allow access to effects, styles, colors, and many other features of CorelDRAW. They can be floated or “docked” at the side of the window. When closed, they are accessible through a vertical tab.

I - MENU BAR
The area containing drop - down menus with command grouped by category.

J - TITLE BAR
The area displaying the title of the currently drawing of work.

K - DOCUMENT NAVIGATOR
The area at the bottom left of the application window that contain controls for moving between
pages and adding of pages.

L - STATUS BAR
The Status Bar is used to give you information about cursor movements or symbol properties such as the fill or size.

M - PAGE NAVIGATOR
The Page Selector is used to add and move between pages. When a file contains multiple pages, individual page tabs appear to the right of the Page Selector bar.

N - DOCKER TABS
Dockers allow access to effects, styles, colors, and many other features of CorelDRAW. They can be floated or “docked” at the side of the window. When closed, they are accessible through a vertical tab.

O - MENU BAR
The area containing drop - down menus with command grouped by category.

P - TITLE BAR
The area displaying the title of the currently drawing of work.

Q - DOCUMENT NAVIGATOR
The area at the bottom left of the application window that contain controls for moving between
pages and adding of pages.

THANK YOU ALL.
SEE YOU AGAIN NEXT TIME.
Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 9:25pm On Nov 23, 2013
HELLO GUYS, BY THE GRACE OF GOD I WILL BE UPLOADING ONE OF MY CORELDRAW VIDEO TUTORIAL HERE........WAIT AND SEE AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE THE FIRST TO SEE THIS........GENIUS MULTIMEDIA AND GRAPHICS STUDIO.

Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by iamswizz(m): 12:07am On Nov 24, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by GeniusMultimed: 11:07am On Nov 24, 2013
HAPPY SUNDAY GUYS
Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by yungcheda(m): 10:22am On Nov 27, 2013
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Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by Wizdray: 10:56am On Nov 27, 2013
yungcheda: Still following u boss
Re: Free Corel Draw Training For Just Six Weeks (bbm: 29568516) by Gudiza(m): 12:45am On Jan 03, 2014
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