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Description - CorelDRAW (R) X4: The Official Guide by Steve Bain

The Only Corel-Authorized Guide to CorelDRAW X4Create fine art and commercial graphics with one powerful tool! CorelDRAW X4: The Official Guide shows you how to get a visual message across with impact and style; edit photos; build captivating layouts; and compose scenes in a clean, attention-getting style. Learn how to illustrate like the pros, justify and flow text around shapes, and truly understand digital color. You'll also discover how to create 3D objects, apply special effects, and integrate different media to build outstanding graphics. Packed with expert tips and techniques for creating professional-level art, this is your one-stop CorelDRAW X4 resource.Create drawings that mimic traditional oils and acrylics using Artistic Media, Smudge, and Roughen brushesLay out complete page designs with layers, multi-page options, and preset page and label templatesImport and format text, flow text around illustrations, and add drop capsUse CorelDRAW as a desktop publishing programImport and edit digital photos, including camera RAW files, and incorporate them into your designsAdd special effects to your illustrations including dynamic lens effects and transparencyCreate 3D objects with the Extrude tool Includes an all-new 8-page full-color section

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071545709
ISBN-10: 0071545700
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 188mm x 46mm)
Pages: 892
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Steve Bain

Gary David Bouton has used CorelDRAW professionally for more than 15 years and is the author of five books covering previous versions. He was a 1992 finalist in the CorelDRAW World Design Contest. A former advertising agency art director, Gary has received four international awards in design and desktop publishing and has written several guides on digital graphics covering the fields of photography, special effects, video editing, and 3D modeling.