Drawing a Female Illustration with Corel Draw

One of the most difficult thing in graphic design is drawing a human portrait. In this tutorial we will teach you the technique of drawing a female illustration with the most basic tools of coreldraw, which is Bezier, Shape, Box, and Circle Tool. Learn how to create the human face with realistic eyes, hair & lips. Step 1 : Basic Elements First of all you have to use CorelDraw with version 11+. In this tutorial I use CorelDraw X5, Okay lets get started. Let’s take a look at the basic elements used to create our design :

first of all open your CorelDraw program. now that you know the steps and elements. now create a new file and set the paper size to A4 and the units to pixels.Step 2 : Creating Worksheet Okay. . we will begin.

we will begin to create the Face.Step 3 : Working with Bezier & Shape Tool Now that we have our worksheet set. " Bezier " and " Shape tool " are the most important tool in this tutorial. point and click to create the line and make sure that the first click is connected to the last click or else you can't put color in it. go to the " Bezier Tool " and create a custom shape similar like below. make sure that you mastered this step before go to the next step. .

. there you will find " Convert to curves " tool click in order to shape.After that go to the " Shape Tool ". you can create a new corner / node by double click it. right click on the upper middle lines and go to the upper toolbar.

drag the arrow to shape. use your feeling and make sure that you shape it like a human face.Now in the corner you will see an arrow. .

Tips : You can create a custom color by double click on the color box.Step 4 : Texture & Color Okay now we are going to put color in the Face. after you see a fountain dialog box apply the value below to create a skin color on the face. go to the " Fountain Fill Tool " in the left toolbar. .

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Now that you have mastered step 3 and coloring. . use the technique to create a neck for the face.

.We will begin to create the texture for the Face. this will be our shadow of Jawbone. use " Bezier " and " Shape Tool " to create a custom shape similar like below.

after you click it the cursor will turn into a black glass. drag the glass cursor from center to bottom to create a linear transparency. .Okay now go to the " Transparency Tool " in the left toolbar.

After that create a base shadow for the eye using " Bezier & Shape Tool " similar like below. .

.Now using " Transparency Tool " make the base eye shadow transparent. by dragging the black glass cursor from center to right side.

.After that create a nose bone using " Bezier & Shape Tool " similar like below.

Okay now using " Transparency Tool " make the nose bone transparent. . by dragging the black glass cursor from center to bottom.

Now that you got the idea. draw the rest of the Face texture using the same technique as above. . make sure that you draw it similar like below.

select all the texture and group it by pressing " Ctrl + G. .Step 5 : Working with PowerClip Okay now we are going to put the texture inside the Face using " PowerClip ". now that the cursor are turning into an arrow click it on the face to insert the texture. after that go to the top toolbar and find " Effect > Powerclip > Place inside container ".

.You can edit the texture inside the Face by pressing " Ctrl + double click ".

this will be our pupil.Step 6 : Creating the Eyes Okay now lets create the Eye. go to the " Ellipse Tool " in the left toolbar and create a circle shape of any size. .

.Put color in it by go to the " Fountain Fill Tool " in the left toolbar and apply the value below.

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in the upper toolbar set the corner into "60" and the sharpness into "20". .After that go to the " Star Tool " in the left toolbar.

Put dark red color in it and arrange it on the center of the pupil. .

.After that using " Bezier & Shape Tool " create a wavy shape. this will be the texture for the pupil. and put red color in it similar like below.

.Now copy the wavy shape using " Left + Right mouse " while dragging it to the bottom.

After that group both of the wavy shape by pressing " Ctrl + G ". rotate and copy it by pressing " Left + Right mouse + Ctrl " while rotating it clockwise. .

Okay now group it by pressing " Ctrl l+ G ". make sure that the copied shape have smaller size and different color. after that copy and resize it. .

Arrange the shape into the center of the pupil. .

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