CorelDRAW – work in scale, or simply scale art down?

Written by Jeff Harrison
March 17, 2013

If you create signs or large dimension projects in CorelDRAW, this post is for you!

Working in scale might might seem easier to print large dimension artwork on smaller sheets of paper for proofing purposes, but I work in a totally different way.

The reason: I find that customers don’t care about scale. They just want to see the proportions of the art, and the dimensions of the final piece.

Here’s a video about what I mean.

I show CADTool in this video.

There’s more discussion about working in scale here.

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Jeff Harrison

Jeff Harrison is a media "Jack-of-all-trades", familiar with most of the major media applications on the Windows platform. Whether it's 2D/print, 3D, audio, video, or web-related - he's working on mastering everything that comes his way. He's a past Alpha and Beta tester for Corel, and has instructed students from all over the world. He runs the popular MacroMonster.com site, the #1 place for CorelDRAW macros. Also check out his youtube page, and his gallery at coreldraw.com.

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