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June 2005

Welcome to the Corel e-Flash newsletter
Summer's here!
Colorful flower beds. Freshly cut fairways. Backyard barbecues.

Summer is finally here—just in time to provide some wonderful inspiration for the designer in you. Whether your pursuits include hiking, golfing or simply lounging on your deck, the sights and scents of the season are a powerful catalyst for creativity.

Why not take a few moments to peruse this month's issue of Graphics e-Flash and find some fabulous tips to help turn your creativity into winning designs.


Featured Tips and Tutorials

Featured Tutorials
Developing good layout habits with CorelDRAW
By Steve Bain
In design, there are good and bad ways to build a layout. In this tutorial, we highlight some layout and design habits that you should avoid. We also introduce you to some great layout features you'll want to take advantage of in CorelDRAW. Find out more >>


Featured Tips
Navigating filter dialog boxes in Corel PHOTO-PAINT® and CorelDRAW
By Steve Bain
Corel PHOTO-PAINT® and CorelDRAW offer a variety of adjustment filters and special effects you can choose from to enhance your images. Knowing how to navigate through the filter dialog boxes will help you speed up the design process. Learn more >>

Choosing masking tools in Corel PHOTO-PAINT 12
Corel PHOTO-PAINT offers various masking tools that you can use to define an editable area in the image, or cut an object from its background. Depending on the image and the task, some tools or combination of tools may be a better choice than others. Here are some tips that will make your decision easy.


Industry View

CNET.com
Best graphics apps for imaging pros: two suites reviewed.

Read how CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 12 stacks up to the competition.


Industry experts have great things to say about Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite 12…

“With tools like advanced Call-Outs and the new Projected Drawing, Corel's DESIGNER Technical Suite 12 is ideally suited to the technical illustrator's workflow needs. Combined with a robust image-editing application, this cost-effective suite is like no other on the market.”

Jon Peddie Research


“We were quite impressed with Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite 12. Like other Corel bundles, there's a lot in the box, and some of the capabilities are quite impressive.”

CADCAMNet – CYON Research

Find out for yourself…have a look at the movies and download you free trial today from www.corel.com/designer.

PC Graphics Report
“Corel DESIGNER 12 is a remarkable application. A host of attributes makes it a must-have for anyone who ever undertakes any technical illustrations.”

PC Graphics Report

User Profiles

Richard Parrish – Owner Vinyl Creations
Former policeman Richard Parrish traded his badge for software when he opened his sign-making shop in 2001. Now his business is thriving, thanks in part to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.

“CorelDRAW has become a real life-saver at Vinyl Creations. We've been able to establish an extremely efficient system that allows us to show our clients what we can do in a matter of minutes.” Read the full story >>




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Looking for some free photo images for work or play? Visit the picture library that we make available exclusively to Corel graphics software users. See what new photos June has to offer >>








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