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CorelDRAW X7: The Official Guide, 11th Edition by Gary David Bouton

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17

Using the Envelope Tool, Lens Effects, and Bevels

W hen you feel a design needs an element of realism—or even surrealism—to add attention, complexity, and that “certain something” that makes a shining piece absolutely brilliant, you turn to some of the effects CorelDRAW offers—specifically, the ones not covered yet in this book and, more specifically, effects that can add lighting to an object, bend it, twist it, and in general, modify it as though you are sculpting and not drawing.

This chapter reveals the inner workings of the envelope effect—probably the most advanced effect of its kind in any drawing program, and the Lens Effects docker, which provides some pretty wild variations on your artwork by overlaying it with a lens object. To ...

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