Create Amazing Flyers As You Learn Graphic Design


Step 17: Duplicate Image

Corel Draw 12 Edit Menu - Duplicate
Corel Draw 12 Edit Menu - Duplicate

To make a Copy of the Pink Flower, select it, then go to the Edit Menu > Duplicate or you can hold down the "Ctrl" and "D" Keys.

Corel Draw 12 Duplicate Images
Corel Draw 12 Duplicate Images



Step 18: Interactive Drop Shadow Tool

Go to the Tool Box and click on the Interactive Blend Tool Icon.
Corel Draw 12 Interactive Blend Tool Icon
Corel Draw 12 Interactive Blend Tool Icon

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

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

Corel Draw 12 Interactive Drop Shadow Tool
Corel Draw 12 Interactive Drop Shadow Tool


Step 19: Drop Shadow Presets

While holding down the "Shift" Key select the Red Flower and the 2 Pink Flowers.

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

Corel Draw 12 Property Bar
Corel Draw 12 Property Bar

Click the Down Arrow to the right of Presets to reveal the Presets List.

Corel Draw 12 Presets List
Corel Draw 12 Presets List

Select Flat Bottom Right.



Step 20: Drop Shadow Settings

Next change the settings for Drop Shadow Offset.

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Offset
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Offset

Set X to "0.042" and Y to "-0.042".

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Opacity
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Opacity

Set the Drop Shadow Opacity to "70".

Set the Drop Shadow Feathering to "1".

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Feathering
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Feathering


Step 21: Feathering Direction

Select the Drop Shadow Feathering Direction Icon to reveal a menu.

Corel Draw 12 Feathering Direction Menu
Corel Draw 12 Feathering Direction 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".

This is what the Drop Shadow applied to the Images will look like:

Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Applied
Corel Draw 12 Drop Shadow Applied


Step 22: Arrange Images

In order to put the Red Flower in front of the other 2 Pink Flowers, select the Red Flower and go to the Arrange Menu > Order > In Front Of.

Corel Draw 12 Arrange Menu Order
Corel Draw 12 Arrange Menu Order

Corel Draw 12 In Front Of
Corel Draw 12 In Front Of

A Black Arrow will appear.

Click on 1 of the Pink Flowers to move the Red Flower in front of it.

Notice the Red Flower will only be moved in front of one of the Pink Flowers. Repeat the step and select the 2nd Pink Flower.

Corel Draw 12 Arrange Images
Corel Draw 12 Arrange Images

You could also just use Arrange > Order > To Front. With this option there would be no Black Arrow and you would only have to select the Red Flower.