ABM Template Tutorial Video Series: Creating Button Graphics Using Corel Draw

Over the past couple of weeks we have been rolling out our button graphic video tutorial series, first showing you how to create button graphics in Photoshop and then showing you how to do the same using free button making software like Open Office.

Today, we are going to step into the magical world of Corel Draw and provide the same step-by-step look at how to create a perfectly measured circular button graphic using our free Corel Draw templates.

Note: Use the following link for special CorelDRAW X4 purchasing offers from the Corel store.

The video below shows you how to use Corel Draw to create a 2.25″ image that can be used for making a 2.25″ button. Here is what you will need to assemble before attempting the simple steps outlined in the video.

  • Turn up the volume on your speakers so that you can hear the instructions.
  • Get your source photo, image, or logo ready for use and know its location on your computer.
  • Obviously you will need Corel Draw installed on your computer.
  • The appropriate size Corel Draw template – which he have made available to you for free here at The Button Blog – for your project.

You can also go to our main website to find additional button templates that are free for download for additional sizes and programs. And don’t forget to browse our product line of button machines to ensure that you have the right machine and button supplies for your current and future projects.

Once you have everything ready, hit play on the video below and get ready to learn everything you need to know about going from picture to button graphic using Corel Draw.

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Update: Our video that shows you how to copy an individual button graphic across the entire page has now been posted.

Brighid Brown – Director of Blogging and All Things Cool at ABM