Corel Draw Florist Flyer Tutorial
This tutorial gives the illustrated step by step instructions to create a Florist Flyer using the Professional Graphic Design Application - Corel Draw.
01: Document Setup
03: Margins Continued
04: Draw Rectangles
05: Uniform Fill Window
06: Fill Rectangle 1
07: Fill Rectangles 2 to 4
08: Rectangle Outlines
09: Rounded Rectangle
10: Add & Format Text
11: Add New Text
12: Format Text Window
13: Line Spacing
14: Royalty Free Images
15: Place Images
16: Resize Images
17: Duplicate Image
18: Interactive Drop Shadow Tool
19: Drop Shadow Presets
20: Drop Shadow Settings
21: Feathering Direction
22: Arrange Images
23: Save File
Step 01: Document Setup
After opening Corel Draw on your machine, go to the Menu Bar and select File > New.
A blank document will appear. You will also notice the Property Bar above.
Here you can adjust the Paper/Size Type to Letter 8.5" x 11" and the Orientation to Portrait.
Step 02: Margins
To set Margins, go to the Layout Menu > Page Setup.
This will open the Options Window.
Double click on Guidelines to the right.
Step 03: Margins Continued
Under Guidelines, select Presets.
Select User Defined Presets.
Set Top and Left to "0.3" inches, then check the Mirror Margins Box.
Step 04: Draw Rectangles
We will construct the Colored Background with 4 Rectangles. Select the Rectangle Tool
from the Tool Box located to the Left of the screen.
Once you have drawn Rectangle 1, it will have 8 Squares around it.
Move the mouse over any one of these to Resize the shape if needed.
Continue drawing the remaining Rectangles.
They should look like this:
Step 05: Uniform Fill Window
Select the Pick Tool from the Tool Box, then select Rectangle 1.
Go to the Right of the screen where you will see the Object Properties Docker.
On the Fill Tab, which is the 1st visible Tab, select Advanced which will open the Uniform Fill Window.
Step 06: Fill Rectangle 1
On the Models Tab, select the Down Arrow to the Right of Model and select RGB from the list that appears.
This will allow you to enter RGB Values for your Custom Color in the Components Section.
Set R to "170", G to "212", and B to "0".
Step 07: Fill Rectangles 2 to 4
Select Rectangle 2. Repeat steps to get back to the Uniform Fill Window.
Set R to "218", G to "236", and B to "143". Click OK.
Select Rectangle 3. Repeat steps to get back to the Uniform Fill Window.
Set R to "239", G to "255", and B to "177". Click OK.
Select Rectangle 4. Repeat steps to get back to the Uniform Fill Window.
Set R to "209", G to "236", and B to "99". Click OK.
Step 08: Rectangle Outlines
Hold down the Left mouse button and drag the cursor over the entire page to select all 4 Rectangles.
Go back to the Object Properties Docker and select the Outline Tab which is the 2nd Tab.
Set Width to "None", by clicking on the Down Arrow to select None from the list.
The new background should look like this: