In this "how-to" tutorial by CorelDrawTips.com, you will learn how to convert a low resolution bitmap logo to a vector logo using CorelDraw. Vectorizing a logo is necessary so that the logo will look sharp and crisp and will not be pixelated even when enlarging it. A bitmap to vector conversion is an essential skill for creating "camera-ready" art for screen printing or sign making.
ASPA is pleased to announce that we have a new contributor to The Artist's Corner--CorelDrawTips.com. CorelDrawTips.com is operated by Alex Galvez. Alex is a CorelDraw expert and graphics instructor at University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. His website features over 100 CorelDraw tutorials that show how to use and create custom graphics with CorelDraw. ASPA will be featuring "how-to" tips that will be of interest to screen printers from Alex and CorelDrawTips.com on regular basis.
If you are a graphic artist that creates and prepares art for your screen printing shop, you are going to need at least two programs to handle your everday graphics needs; a bitmap editor and a vector graphics program.
If you like the idea of having just one program to handle these needs, there is a graphics solution that you will want to check out--Xara Designer Pro X9.
Adobe Illustrator is a very popular vector graphics program for graphic artists working in screen printing. In this tutorial, courtesy of Adobe, you will learn the basics of the program from Terry White, Adobe Illustrator product expert.