CorelDRAW (macOS) Graphic Design – From Scratch to Advanced

Complete Tutorial for Beginners to Become Professional & Freelance Designers

CorelDraw is developed by COREL Corporation and this software helps to design and change vector graphics. That means you can create anything you like, such as logo, business card, t-shirt design etc.

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction – CorelDRAW (MAC).
  • Interface Of CorelDRAW.
  • CorelDRAW Preference.
  • File Menu Commands.
  • Edit Menu Commands.
  • Layout Menu – Document Handling.
  • View menu commands.
  • Object Menu Commands.
  • Effects, Bitmaps, Text and Tables Menu Commands.
  • Working with pick tools flyout.
  • Zoom tool & pan tool.
  • How to use Curve tools.
  • Fill tools & filling methods (properties).
  • Rectangle tools, Ellipse tools, Shapes tools.
  • How to use tools in edit shape flyout.
  • Cropping tools and eraser tool.
  • Working with text tool & Table.
  • Dimension tools, Connector tools, How to use effects tools.
  • How to Use Effects and Bitmaps Commands.
  • How to create Logo.
  • How to drawing Illustrations.
  • How to create Business Card Design.
  • Perfect knowledge required to become a professional designer.

Course Content

  • Introduction – CorelDRAW (MAC) –> 3 lectures • 17min.
  • CorelDRAW (MAC) Menu Commands –> 13 lectures • 1hr 46min.
  • CorelDRAW (MAC) Toolbox & Property Bar Commands –> 16 lectures • 2hr 50min.
  • CorelDRAW (MAC) Practical Projects –> 6 lectures • 54min.

CorelDRAW (macOS) Graphic Design - From Scratch to Advanced


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CorelDraw is developed by COREL Corporation and this software helps to design and change vector graphics. That means you can create anything you like, such as logo, business card, t-shirt design etc.

This software is very user-friendly and easy to use for creating vector graphic designs, illustration, and page layout. CorelDRAW was originally developed for Microsoft Windows. Although CorelDRAW Version 11 was released for Mac OS X in 2001 but was then discontinued on Mac. After that CorelDRAW was available for Windows only until the 2019 version. And Now CorelDRAW is available for macOS since 2019.


You can learn all these tools & projects in this tutorial

1. Introduction

  • Introduction to CorelDRAW (MAC) & graphic design
  • Welcome Screen:  New document (name preset, page count, color mode, paper size, unit, resolution)
  • Interface CorelDRAW (MAC)

CorelDRAW (MAC) options

Handling windows

Handling Toolbars & dockers


2. CorelDRAW (MAC)Document handling

  • New document, New from template
  • Open document, open recent documents, close document
  • Save & save as template
  • Importing, exporting & printing


3. CorelDRAW (MAC) Important menu commands

  • Edit Menu Commands:

Undo, redo, cut, copy, paste

Delete, duplicate, clone, select all, find and replace

  • Object Menu Commands:

Align and distribute

Changing order of object (to front of page, to back of page, to front of layer, to back of layer, forward once, back one…)

Group, ungroup and ungroup all

Hide, show and show all

Lock object, unlock object, unlock all objects

Combined command

Shaping methods (weld, trim, intersect, simplify, front minus back, back minus front)

  • View menu commands:

View modes (wireframe, normal, enhanced, pixel)

Ruler, guidelines, gridlines, dynamic guidelines

Snap to object, snap to guideline, snap to gridline


4. CorelDRAW (MAC) toolbox & property bar commands

  • Working with pick tools flyout

Pick tool (select, resize, stretch, skew, rotate, mirror and etc.)

Freehand pick tool

Free transform tool

  • Zoom tool & pan tool (zoom in, zoom out, fit to page/ to page width/ to page height/ to contents/ to selection)
  • Fill tools & filling methods (properties)

Interactive fill tools

Smart fill tools

Mesh fill tools

Color eyedropper tools

Attribute eyedropper tools

  • Curve tools : Freehand tool, 2- point line tool, Bezier tool, pen tool, B-spline tool, Polyline tool, 3- point curve tool
  • Drawing tools & properties

Artistic media tool

Live sketch tool

Smart drawing tool

  • Rectangle tools (rectangle, 3- point rectangle)
  • Ellipse tools (ellipse, 3- point ellipse) honest
  • Shapes tools ( polygon, star, spiral, common shapes, impact tool, graph paper)
  • How to use tools in edit shape flyout

Shape tool (corner style, convert to curves, nodes and curve styles)

Smooth Tool

Smear tool

Twirl tool

Attract and repel tool

Smudge tool

Roughen tool

  • How to use crop tools and erase

Crop tool

Knife tool

Virtual segments delete tool

Eraser tool

  • Working with text tool & Table

Artistic text

Paragraph text

Path text

Table text

  • Dimension tools (parallel, horizontal or vertical, angular, segment, 2-leg callout)
  • Connector tools ( connector, anchor editing)
  • How to use effects tools







Block shadow

  • Transparency tool & properties


5. CorelDRAW (MAC) Effects and Bitmaps Commands

  • Effects menu commands
  • Edit & trace bitmap images

6. Practical Projects With CorelDRAW (MAC)

  • Project 01: Illustrating a Simple Logo
  • Project 02: Let’s Illustrate CorelDRAW Logo
  • Project 03: Lets’s Illustrate LG Logo
  • Project 04: Let’s Draw an Apple
  • Project 05: Let’s Create a Business Card Design
  • Project 06: Illustrating the Adidas Logo
  • Project 07:
  • Project 08:
  • Extra Bookmark Project :
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