Coreldraw Tutorial: Create Glossy 3D Cubes



This tutorial will show you how to create a colorful 3D cube...
I recommend CorelDRAW x4 for this tutorial...I have used CMYK color mode as it is default mode in CorelDraw.

Also activate snap to object (Alt+Z)... this will make your lines more accurate....


End result:
Create Glossy 3D Cubes Final Image

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Practice tutorial

Tags:colorfulcubesglossy

Step 1

Draw a 3D Cube with Freehand tool...
(i have named the faces for help)


Step 2

Fill Face 1 with C16 M95 Y0 K0
Face 2 with C24 M96 Y0 K0
Face 3 with C40 M100 Y0 K0 or Blue Purple
Then select all the three faces and right click No fill in the CMYK palette to get rid of outlines


Step 3

Now draw three boxes over the faces and fill them with C76 M98 Y44 K54


Step 4

Add transparency to the dark boxes....


Step 5

draw one more box on face 1...fill it with C23 M96 Y24 K0
and then add transparency


Step 6

Add a white stripe with freehand hand tool


Step 7

Make the stripes transparent...this will make the Cube look glossy


Step 8

Now with Bezier tool draw 2 objects on face1 and face2 (as shown in figure)...fill them with white color...and dont forget to remove outlines


Step 9

Add transparency


Step 10

Draw another stripe on the bottom of the cube....fill it with some dark color (C76 M98 Y44 K54)


Step 11

Now add 50% transparency to the stripe...
Go to the transparency property bar...then type 50 in the transparency midpoint box...this will make the stripe 50% transparent


Step 12

Draw two boxes and a white stripe with freehand tool...
fill the boxes with C24 M96 Y3 K0


Step 13

add transparency... there is a small white slider between the transparency vector handles... drag this slider towards the white vector handle...


Step 14

and done.....


Step 15

change the colors and you can create many beautiful glossy cubes...



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36 Comments:

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Guest says:

basically ok

(5 years and 1075 days ago)
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this tutorial seems to be written for people who have a good working knowledge of the program you are using.

maybe a few screen shots of where to find the tools you are talking of would make this tutorial more user friendly.

(5 years and 1075 days ago)
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samfisher says:

A few screenshots of the tools and I could have worked it out. But, no luck anyways.

(5 years and 1074 days ago)
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Guest says:

a great concept

(5 years and 1048 days ago)
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Guest says:

realmente no pensaste en los principiantes,manejas bien el corel

(5 years and 1034 days ago)
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Guest says:

this is a great try to teach others, i learned allot from this, i m urdu speaking, so my english is not good enough to say thanks to you, i made 5 cubes like this, so i m very happy, thank u again.
Muhammad Qasim Abbasi
mqasimabbasi@gmail.com

(5 years and 1025 days ago)
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Guest says:

Basically,,,It's great

(5 years and 1011 days ago)
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Guest says:

very nice. i will try now

(5 years and 1010 days ago)
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Guest says:

ITS REALLY SUPERO SUPER I M ALSO TRY SUCCESS
BUT DIFFICULT. ITS OK NICE THANK U

(5 years and 1005 days ago)
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Guest says:

lovely effect..loved it..looking at these steps i felt it easy.. but while creating it i got stuck in some places..u would have shown us the tools also properly.. its not for the beginners i guess..

(5 years and 990 days ago)
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Guest says:

yeah very nice but if you provide the tool details it'll be more friendly thank you

(5 years and 987 days ago)
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Guest says:

great idea

(5 years and 983 days ago)
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Guest says:

great show

(5 years and 953 days ago)
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Guest says:

its great

(5 years and 931 days ago)
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Guest says:

its great

(5 years and 841 days ago)
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its great..........
I draw it..

(5 years and 841 days ago)
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Guest says:

its good

(5 years and 776 days ago)
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Guest says:

Booooring

(5 years and 774 days ago)
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Guest says:

It is a bit boring but let me give it a try.......

(5 years and 771 days ago)
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Guest says:

nice!

(5 years and 763 days ago)
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Guest says:

i dont it in photoshop! lol

(5 years and 701 days ago)
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Guest says:

done..

(5 years and 701 days ago)
avatar niks1351
niks1351 says:

yeah sure!!! u can do it in photoshop

(5 years and 701 days ago)
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[banned] says:

itz gd to done by u.

(5 years and 630 days ago)
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[banned] says:

wow ! nice one!

(5 years and 464 days ago)
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nader [banned] says:

very nice............

(5 years and 389 days ago)
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[banned] says:

You done good job its really nice work but make it easy for the learners.

(5 years and 216 days ago)
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[banned] says:

this Classic and excellent work..but show where to get the tools so that those who arenew to this field cop up speedily

(5 years and 88 days ago)
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Guest says:

Just now I tried this and I got satisfaction, thankyou

(5 years and 30 days ago)
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Guest says:

Nice work....., Thanks Dear.....

(5 years and 12 days ago)
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[banned] says:

VERY NICE GREAT

(4 years and 329 days ago)
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[banned] says:

GOOD TUTORIAL VERY GOOD

(4 years and 288 days ago)
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Guest says:

GOOD ONE.. LEARNT ALOT

(4 years and 69 days ago)
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Guest says:

GOOD ONE.. LEARNT ALOT

(4 years and 69 days ago)
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Guest says:

good. easy to work

(3 years and 358 days ago)
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Guest says:

wowoow!

(3 years and 330 days ago)


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