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Course Details


Course Duration – One day

Benefits of Corel PhotoPaint Course

Our Corel PhotoPaint course has been designed for new or existing users who wish to learn the basics of PhotoPaint and how to use the customisation options, advanced features and special effects. You will also pick up various tips and tricks as part of this hands-on course

Transform photos into spectacular images with advanced photo-editing features in Corel PhotoPaint. Designed to complement CorelDraw, this application offers expert editing tools, plus huge RAW file support for over 300 types of cameras.

Led by highly skilled trainers with many years of experience and knowledge, we will show you how to make the most of this powerful tool.  In just one day you will leave us with lots of practical Corel PhotoPaint experience, as well as useful tips and advice.  

The skills we will introduce you to include working with images, mask features and working with objects and text.  Examine special text effects and create web graphics, not to mention restoring and repairing photographs.  We cover a lot of topics in our PhotoPaint course, why not check out our course content below and unleash your creative side.

Course Content


  • The Photo-Paint Screen
  • Using the Help
  • Recommended Program Options

Working with Images

  • Displaying Image Information
  • Sizing Image Windows
  • Viewing Image Windows
  • Changing Bitmap Colour Modes
  • Re-sampling Images
  • Changing Paper Size
  • Manipulating Images (Flip, Rotate, Perspective)
  • Image Adjustment Basics


  • What are Masks
  • Using the Mask Tools
  • Applying Mask Overlays
  • Inverting a Mask
  • Removing Masks
  • Using Mask Shape Commands
  • Mask Modes: Additive, Subtractive, Normal

Advanced Mask Features

  • Applying Colour Masks
  • Working with the Path Tool
  • Shaping Masks
  • Saving & Loading Alpha Channels
  • Activating Paint On Mask

Working with Objects and Text

  • Creating Objects
  • Manipulating Objects (Opacity, Size, Duplicate, Flip)
  • Working with Objects Docker
  • Clip to Parent
  • Arranging Objects
  • Working with Guidelines
  • Importing Files
  • Feathering Objects
  • Creating & Modifying Text

Special Text Effects

  • Raised Text
  • Shadow Text
  • Rusty text
  • Chrome Text
  • Puffy Text

Creating Web Graphics

  • GIF tips
  • JPEG tips
  • Creating GIFF animations
  • Creating 3-D Buttons

Repairing & Restoring Photographs

  • Working with Tone Curve
  • Applying Gamma Correction
  • Sharpening Images
  • Working with Hue-Saturation-Lightness
  • Using the Clone Tool
  • Colouring Black & White Photos 

Implementing Scripts

  • What is a Script
  • Creating a Contact Sheet
  • Creating & Running a Script
  • Running a Batch Process
  • Basic Editing using Corel Script
  • Third Party Scripts

Working with CorelDRAW

  • Bringing Objects from CorelDRAW
  • Bringing Photo-Paint Files to CorelDRAW
  • Removing the Background Colour in CorelDRAW
  • Printing Impositions


Keyboard Shortcuts


A working knowledge of PhotoPaint would be an advantage but is not essential.

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