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April 2006

Product Updates

Introducing the new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Embroidery plug-in!
The recently released Embroidery Effect plug-in for CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite enables designers to easily convert any image or vector graphic to a bitmap that has the look of embroidered stitches. This effect is ideal for printing on garments, promotional items, signs, or personal projects like scrapbooking, or designing fabulous party invitations! Available as a FREE download from Corel, the DRAWings® Embroidery Effect can be used with both CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 12 and X3.
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New Corel® DRAWings® X3 lets users experience the creative freedom of vector-based embroidery
Corel Corporation and DRAWstitch Ltd. have unveiled Corel DRAWings X3, a unique vector-based embroidery solution that combines the award-winning power and simplicity of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3 with the industry-renowned embroidery expertise of DRAWstitch. This complete, all-in-one, design-to-stitch solution offers true vector design and digitizing!
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Featured Tips and Tutorials

Create perfect picture composites with the Corel PHOTO-PAINT X3 Cutout Lab
By Steve Bain
The Corel PHOTO-PAINT X3 Cutout Lab enables you to neatly and easily extract or copy photo elements from any digital image. The Cutout Lab is far more than a quick selection tool - it accurately detects nearly any shape and preserves the fine image details. Read more >>

Featured Tips
Streamline your curves
Complex curved objects sometimes contain overlapping or redundant nodes that are not necessary for editing the object. Did you know that it is easy with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3 to automatically reduce the number of nodes in a vector object?
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Use keyboard shortcuts in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3
Simplify your workflow by using keyboard shortcuts to activate menu commands and tools in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3. The keyboard shortcut for a menu command is displayed to the right of the menu item. Tool Tips are displayed in the pointer over the tool. Learn more >>

Comprehensive solution for fashion designers
C-DESIGN™ provides a complete set of tools and design software for the fashion industry. Built upon the power of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, C-DESIGN Fashion™, the company's flagship product, allows designers to create their ready-to-wear collections and deliver technical specifications quickly for production.
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User Profiles

Foster D. Coburn III, Unleashed Productions Inc.

"CorelDRAW has touched my life in a wide variety of ways-both personally and professionally. Now I just call it an old friend."

- Foster D. Coburn III

Foster D. Coburn III - author, graphic designer and publisher - has been in the graphic arts business for more than 20 years. Early in his career, he saw his first advertisement for CorelDRAW, bought a copy and was hooked. Since then, he's written seven books, produced 145 CorelDRAW seminars, taught 70 Unleashed Bootcamps and says he still learns more about the software's amazing features everyday.

User Profiles

Sign Media Canada would like to know about your latest sign!
It's easy! Contact Sign Media Canada about a sign that deserves recognition before May 1, 2006 and you could win a Canon Powershot SD 550 Digital Elph Camera. Any type of sign, at any price, from any Canadian sign shop, is eligible. Briefly mention why you like the sign, and if possible, include a photo. No jury is involved, so enter soon and enter often!
Click here to send in your entry by email >>

Best prices on the definitive CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3 ebook
Buy 750-page CorelDRAW X3 Unleashed by Foster D. Coburn III and save $20.00 USD! This ebook features full-color pages with detailed information about getting the most from CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3-plus more than six hours of multimedia tutorials. Available in CD-ROM or DVD-ROM formats.
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Looking to expand your creativity with other Corel products? Enter our new Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo Art Suite contest and you could win a Nikon Digital SLR Kit-a $1,995 USD value!
To celebrate the introduction of the new Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo Art Suite, we're looking for Photo Art Masters! With the help of Shutterbug Magazine, we're on the hunt for people who can turn their own photos into striking paintings using free trial downloads of the products included in Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo Art Suite (Corel Paint Shop Pro X, Corel Painter Essentials 3, and Corel Photo Album 6).
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Sign Business & Digital Graphics Show / Printwear Show / Awards & Custom Gift Show
July 20-22 in Long Beach, CA

Looking for an opportunity to showcase your vehicle graphics designs?
Enter the first-ever Roland vehicle graphics design competition by submitting design graphics for a Toyota Scion. Contest ends July 31, 2006.
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Clipart and Freebies Photospin
Check out this month's free pics!
Looking for some free images to add to your collection? Download these excellent pics today.
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