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Corel Draw Easter Egg Hunt Flyer Tutorial

Step 10: Uniform Fill Window

Corel Draw 12 Object Properties Docker
Corel Draw 12 Object Properties Docker
Select the "Easter" Text, then go to the right of the screen where you will see the Object Properties Docker.

On the Fill Tab, which is the first visible tab, select Advanced which will open the Uniform Fill Window.


Step 11: Custom Color - RGB

On the Models Tab, select the Down Arrow to the right of Model and select RGB from the list that appears.
Corel Draw 12 Uniform Fill Window
Corel Draw 12 Uniform Fill Window

Corel Draw 12 Color Model List
Corel Draw 12 Color Model List
This will allow you to enter RGB Values for your Custom Color in the Components Section.

Corel Draw 12 RGB Components
Corel Draw 12 RGB Components
Set R to "0", G to "128" and B to "232".

Then click OK.


Step 12: Set Text Outline

Now to set the Outline of the Text, go back to the Object Properties Docker and select the Outline Tab which is the 2nd Tab.
Corel Draw 12 Outline Tab
Corel Draw 12 Outline Tab

Corel Draw 12 Outline Width List
Corel Draw 12 Outline Width List
Here set Width to "2pt", by clicking on the Down Arrow and selecting "2pt" from the list.

Corel Draw 12 Color Window
Corel Draw 12 Color Window
Set Color to "White" by clicking on the Down Arrow and selecting "White" from the window of colors.

Corel Draw 12 Outline Style List
Corel Draw 12 Outline Style List
Set the Outline Style to Solid, by clicking on the Down Arrow and selecting the 1st Outline Style from the window.

Corel Draw 12 Colored Title Text
Corel Draw 12 Colored Title Text
This is what the Text should look like:


Step 13: Interactive Drop Shadow Tool

Corel Draw 12 Interactive Blend Tool Icon
Corel Draw 12 Interactive Blend Tool Icon
Go to the Tool Box, click on the Ineractive Blend Tool Icon and hold the mouse over it for 2 seconds to reveal the Interactive Tool Menu.

Corel Draw 12 Interactive Tool Menu
Corel Draw 12 Interactive Tool Menu

Corel Draw 12 Interactive Drop Shadow Tool
Corel Draw 12 Interactive Drop Shadow Tool
Select the 4th Icon which is the Interactive Drop Shadow Tool.


Step 14: Drop Shadow Presets

Once the Interactive Drop Shadow Tool is selected, notice that the Property Bar has changed.
Corel Draw 12 Property Bar: Interactive Drop Shadow
Corel Draw 12 Property Bar: Interactive Drop Shadow

Corel Draw 12 Presets List
Corel Draw 12 Presets List
Click the Down Arrow to the right of Presets to reveal the Presets List.

Select Flat Bottom Right.


Step 15: Drop Shadow Settings

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Offset
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Offset
Next change the settings for Drop Shadow Offset.
Set X to "0.092" and Y to "-0.092".

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Opacity
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Opacity
Set the Drop Shadow Opacity to "70".

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Feathering
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Feathering
Set the Drop Shadow Feathering to "3".



Step 16: Feathering Direction

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Feathering Direction List
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Feathering Direction List
Select the Drop Shadow Feathering Direction Icon to reveal a menu.
Select Average.

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Colors
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Colors
Then select the Down Arrow next to the Drop Shadow Color and select "Black".

Corel Draw 12 Title Text with Drop Shadow
Corel Draw 12 Title Text with Drop Shadow
This is what the Drop Shadowed Text will look like.




Step 18: Place Images

To place an Image inside of the Flyer, go to File > Import.
Corel Draw 12 File Menu - Import
Corel Draw 12 File Menu - Import

This brings up the Import Window which allows you to choose where the desired files are, then click Import.

You will see the Image Name along with some more details about the Image next to your cursor.

Corel Draw 12 Image Name
Corel Draw 12 Image Name

To place the Image, click on the desired location on the Flyer.

Corel Draw 12 Imported Rabbit Clip Art
Corel Draw 12 Imported Rabbit Clip Art
To Resize the Image, select it and then move the mouse over one of the 8 Black Squares that appear around it.

When the Cursor turns into a 2 Sided Arrow, hold down the left mouse button and drag to the desired size.


Step 19: Arrange Images

After importing both Images, to put the Egg in front of the Rabbit, select the Egg and go to the Arrange Menu > Order > In Front Of.
Corel Draw 12 Arrange Menu
Corel Draw 12 Arrange Menu

Corel Draw 12 Arrange Order List
Corel Draw 12 Arrange Order List
A Black Arrow will appear. Click on the Rabbit to move the Egg in front of it.

You could also just use Arrange > Order > To Front. With this option there would be no Black Arrow.