How to technically design a book cover ready to print with CorelDRAW | Stefan Lindblad | Skillshare

How to technically design a book cover ready to print with CorelDRAW

Stefan Lindblad, Illustrator & Graphic Designer

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16 Videos (52m)
    • Introduction to How to create a book cover with CorelDRAW with Stefan Lindblad 02

      1:58
    • Introduction to read the manuscript and understand the story of the book

      3:27
    • Bleed and Trim and different types of book covers

      4:56
    • Create new Document and choosing color profile

      4:24
    • How to setup Preset Guidelines 01

      4:19
    • How to setup back spine front

      2:16
    • Import image into Powerclip

      4:00
    • Change Color and Convert to Transparancy

      5:42
    • Quick Font Tools

      4:18
    • Using Alignment Guides to Center Book title

      1:52
    • Placing title to the spine

      2:54
    • Place text blurps on the backside

      1:27
    • Adding a barcode

      1:20
    • Edit Barcode adding ISBN

      6:26
    • Fixing the bleed

      1:09
    • How to create a Printable PDF and send to Print

      1:30

About This Class

In this class I will show you how to create a book cover, and a wraparound cover at that, using CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. You can benefit of this class even if you use InDesign by learning the thinking and procedure. But even more of course if you just like myself use CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. From farm to table, from start to final printable PDF. We will look at the art itself, the creation of the actual template and how to use fonts and text in creating our final layout.

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Stefan Lindblad

Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Hello, I'm Stefan Lindblad, a freelance self employed illustrator and graphic designer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Often known for doing editorial and commercial illustrations and graphic design of books, posters and occasional logotype design. Love creating stuff. (For the CorelDRAW aficionados out there: I´m also an Official CorelDRAW Master).

I work with both pens and papers, (and oils and acrylics) and graphic software. The graphics software of choice I use daily, bas...

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