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Corel Draw New Product Flyer Tutorial


This tutorial gives the illustrated step by step instructions to create a New Product Flyer using the Professional Graphic Design Application - Corel Draw.

Corel Draw X6 New Product Flyer
Corel Draw X6 New Product Flyer

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Steps


01: Document Setup
02: Create Rectangle
03: Convert to Curves
04: Shape Tool - Delete Nodes
05: Adjust Control Handles
06: Duplicate Shape
07: Mirror Image
08: Add Fill & Outline Color
09: Arrange Order
10: Shaping
11: Break Curve Apart
12: Adjust Triangular Handle
13: CMYK to RGB Color
14: Set RGB Color Values
15: Create Rounded Rectangle
16: Convert to Bitmap
17: Set Gaussian Blur
18: Royalty Free Images
19: Insert Images
20: Crop Images
21: Basic Shapes Tool - Heart
22: Free Fonts
23: Insert Text On A Path
24: Mirror Text
25: Format Text
26: Set Gradient - Fountain Fill
27: Set Outline Width
28: Add Remaining Text
29: Set Leading/Line Spacing
30: Save File

Step 01: Document Setup

To create a new document, go up to the Menu Bar and select File > New.

Corel Draw X6 File Menu New
Corel Draw X6 File Menu New

To create a new document, go up to the Menu Bar and select File > New. This opens the Create a New Document Window.

Corel Draw X6 Create New Document Window
Corel Draw X6 Create New Document Window

Make sure that Size is set to Letter, and I've changed the Primary Color Mode to RGB instead of CMYK.

Click OK.



Step 02: Create Rectangle

Select the Rectangle Tool from the Toolbox to the left of the screen.

Corel Draw X6 Rectangle Tool
Corel Draw X6 Rectangle Tool

Draw a Rectangle on the page.

Corel Draw X6 Rectangle
Corel Draw X6 Rectangle

On the Rectangle Tool Control Bar, set the Rectangle Height to 6.1" and Width to 7.1" by typing in the Object Size Boxes.



Step 03: Convert to Curves

With the Rectangle still selected, right click over it to reveal a menu.

Select Convert to Curves.

Corel Draw X6 Convert To Curves
Corel Draw X6 Convert To Curves



Step 04: Shape Tool - Delete Nodes

Select the Shape Tool from the Toolbox.

Corel Draw X6 Shape Tool
Corel Draw X6 Shape Tool

The Rectangle will now have 4 Tiny Nodes at each corner.

Corel Draw X6 Rectangle with 4 Nodes
Corel Draw X6 Rectangle with 4 Nodes

While holding down your mouse button, drag your cursor over the 2 Right Nodes, top and bottom. They will turn to Blue Squares once selected.

Corel Draw X6 Rectangle with 2 Selected Nodes
Corel Draw X6 Rectangle with 2 Selected Nodes

On the Tool Control Bar, select the Delete Nodes Icon.

Corel Draw X6 Delete Nodes Icon
Corel Draw X6 Delete Nodes Icon

Once the Nodes are deleted, the shape changes.

Corel Draw X6 Oval Shape
Corel Draw X6 Oval Shape


Step 05: Adjust Control Handles

To change the curve of the shape, select either of the remaining 2 Nodes.

Corel Draw X6 Shape with Adjusted Control Handles
Corel Draw X6 Shape with Adjusted Control Handles

You will see 2 Control Handles (solid blue arrowheads).

Corel Draw X6 Control Handle
Corel Draw X6 Control Handle

Decrease the distance between the Control Handles by dragging each handle closer to the other.

Corel Draw X6 Shape Control Handles
Corel Draw X6 Shape Control Handles

Select the Top Left Node and drag to the Top Left Corner of the page.

Select the Pick Tool then click on the shape.

Corel Draw X6 Pick Tool
Corel Draw X6 Pick Tool



Step 06: Duplicate Shape

Next we will create a Duplicate of this shape. Go to the Menu Bar and select Edit > Duplicate, or you can hold down your Ctrl and D keys together.

Corel Draw X6 Edit Menu Duplicate
Corel Draw X6 Edit Menu Duplicate

An exact copy of your shape will appear.

Corel Draw X6 Duplicate Shape
Corel Draw X6 Duplicate Shape


Step 07: Mirror Image

On the Tool Control Bar select the Mirror Horizontally Icon to flip the shape.

Corel Draw X6 Mirror Horizontally Icon
Corel Draw X6 Mirror Horizontally Icon

Move the duplicate shape so that it lines up with the bottom of the page.

Corel Draw X6 Flipped Shape
Corel Draw X6 Flipped Shape

Then alternate between the Pick Tool and Shape Tool to make adjustments to the size of the 2 shapes.

The Duplicate Shape should be slightly smaller than the original.