Introducing DARK interface in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8 – it´s Brand new!

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Hello people, I hope and guess you´r as excited as I am with the brand New DARK interface in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8! I just love it. I have been beta testing the graphics X8 for quite some time now. And I have got quite accustomed to it by now. I will probably continue with […]

Drawing a favorite street in my neighbourhood, for Inktober 22, 1015

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Today I made this new drawing of one of my favorite street corners in my own neighbourhood, in suburbia to Stockholm, Sweden. This place always remind me of a wonderful neighbourhood in San Fransisco, were I walked with my girlfriend Mia. I quickly fell in love with SF, California. There is something special with that […]

Freelance is great, but be realistic

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I read an inspirational article on Pulse, LinkedIn, promoting going freelancing. And there is nothing wrong with that of course. (Edit: this is my republishing of my own article I wrote today on my own Pulse LinkedIn page). But as much as it is positive, it would be beneficial also if one had pointed out […]

New video: Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7 Dodge & Burn and Bokeh Blurh

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Here my new video, on my own YouTube channel, showing how to use Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7 applying Bokeh Blur effect and Dodge and Burn effect to a photo. Photo-Paint is part of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7. If you like to watch more videos of mine, just search here on my blog, or visit my […]

CorelDRAW X7 tutorial Align & Distribute on my Youtube Channel

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I just uploaded to my Youtube Channel a new video tutorial on how to use Align & Distribute Docker on Objects, in CorelDRAW X7. This works the same in CorelDRAW X6 for anyone who uses CorelDRAW X6. This is a very good feature when you work in any type of production and really need to […]

CorelDRAW X7 tutorial: Create round corner Radius using the Fillet Docker

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I made a new tutorial now available on my Youtube channel. In this tutorial I show how to create a round corner on an object using the Fillet, Scallop and Campher Docker in CorelDRAW X7. And in combination with the Guidelines tool and Smart Fill tool. In any kind of business you might need to […]

Recovering slowly from months of Computer hell failures on multiple computers

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Having endured several months of both my girlfriend Mia’s & my own computer hell failures since august, its important to pamper myself again. Enjoying the cafe workplace with a sketchbook and a brand new laptop that seems working. Finally it seems Mias computer hell is to en end. but you never know as her laptop […]

Buying Software on Ebay? – be carefull, Piracy lurks around sadly

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Ebay and its competitors in variours countries are great places to buy merchandise for a nice price, as well as great and perfectly legit small independant online stores. At the same time Piracy lurks around big time on sites like Ebay USA & Ebay SWEDEN etcetera. In Sweden, Europe there are equivalent websites just like […]

Swedish CorelDRAW & PP support forum section

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Corel´s CorelDRAW.com community support forum section “In your language” now also in Swedish. “På Svenska”, is now open to all and everyone who like to ask questions in Swedish, thank you Corel! http://coreldraw.com/forums/739.aspx       Stefan Lindblad Illustrator & Graphic designer  

New Book Bring it home with CorelDRAW by Roger Wambolt

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New Book “Bring it home with CorelDRAW” by Roger Wambolt is like a box of Chocolates. It´s easy on the eye, flirtatious and nice to hold in the hand and read while flipping the pages. And with great knowledge for both the newbie user as well as the season user, the experienced user. A very useful […]

Dont like Corel & Adobe Memberships? – there is a reason to why they excist

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You may like or dislike having to register your software license –  59 billion US according to an article in CNET. And there are good and bad ways of setting it up for customers, hence why criticism is well deserved when something is unproperly set up. Now, you may like or dislike it, but the […]

Stefan Lindblad – illustration & cover design, “Allt eller inget” (All or Nothing), Hegas, bokförlag ISBN: 9789186625832

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Book number 4,  “All or Nothing”,  is out and on the book shelves, in stores and online. This is the very last book in this moped book series, about the kids driving mopeds.  The book is the sequel to the books “Razzia (Raid)”, “Stolen”, “The only right thing” by author Leif Jacobsen From Swedish book publisher, […]

Corel PAINTER 12.2 is out! – go get it!

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Corel have released the second update to Corel PAINTER 12, the 12.2. SO if you recently upgraded to 12.1, then go back to get the 12.2 Click here http://www.corel.com/corel/product/index.jsp?pid=prod4030123&cid=catalog50008&segid=8100038  

The Interview Series: Fellow CorelDRAW Master & artist Joe Diaz, Pontiac, IL, USA

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Joe Diaz and I were both elected CorelDRAW Masters by Corel corporation in Canada, for their CorelDRAW Master Program. To be named and selected like this directly by Corel as a CorelDRAW and PHOT-PAINT user, is an honour for both of us. This way Joe and I came to know each other a bit. I […]

CorelDRAW MASTER – Stefan Lindblad – Join Webinar on Creating an illustration for use in a book cover design

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CorelDRAW MASTER – Stefan Lindblad – Join Webinar on Creating an illustration for use in a book cover design in CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X6.   Webinar Registration Join Stefan Lindblad, CorelDRAW Master, Illustrator, Graphic Designer & Artist, for this webinar that will show you how he uses CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X6 to design a book […]