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Welcome to the Xara Tutorial & Movie index. Here we link to tutorials, workbooks and movies created by Xara and third parties. In the top section we list resources created in the product you have selected, but also in the bottom section we list many resources that might still be relevant - for example created in older versions of the same product or with other products that have the same features.



Created with Photo & Graphic Designer 11

Creating and using brushes
Xara - February 2016
Xara Art Brushes
Frances Proctor (Angelize) - August 2015

Created with an older version or different product but may still be relevant to

Font Awesome
Xara - January 2016
Highlighting Text
Xara - October 2015
Making Watery Text
Frances Proctor - February 2015
Adding Texture to a Texture Fill
Gary Bouton - January 2015
3D Extrude
Xara - December 2014
Photo Composition Part 2
Gary Bouton - September 2014
Photo Composition Part 1
Gary Bouton - September 2014
Create / Edit SmartShapes
Xara - May 2014
Using Textures in a Novel Way
Gary Bouton - April 2014
Text Styles
Xara - February 2014
Creating 3D Pie Charts
Gary Bouton - December 2013
Erasing Backgrounds from Photos
Xara - December 2013
Document Handling
Xara - November 2013
Mapping Text to Wafting Fabric
Gary Bouton - August 2013
Draw a Bottle Cap
Rik Datta - July 2013
A Return to Animation
Gary Bouton - April 2013
Photo Editing Basics - Part 2
Xara - February 2013
Photo Editing Basics - Part 1
Xara - January 2013
Let There Be Light
Gary Bouton - November 2012
Xara’s Drawing Tools Guide, Part 2
Gary Bouton - October 2012
Newsletter Tutorial
Xara - September 2012
Creating a Gold Medal
Xara - August 2012
Photo Retouching, Part 2
Gary Bouton - August 2012
Anchoring Graphics in Text
Xara - July 2012
Planet-Building 101
Gary Bouton - June 2012
Designing a Sign
Gary Bouton - April 2012
Fabulous Fractals
Frances Proctor (angelize) - February 2012
Making a 3D Dodecahedron
Gary Bouton - February 2012
Individually editable corners
Frances Proctor (angelize) - February 2012
Docking Galleries
Xara - January 2012
Going Around in Circles
Gary Priester - December 2011
Magic Erase Tutorial
Xara - November 2011
Cropping Photos
Xara - October 2011
Text properties 2
Xara - September 2011
Margins & Indents
Xara - September 2011
Creating a new Brush
Xara - September 2011
Editing lines with the Shape tool
Xara - September 2011
Using profiles
Xara - September 2011
Using bevels
Xara - September 2011
Bitmap Export - Palette optimization
Xara - September 2011
Text Tool 1
Xara - September 2011
Flow Text Around
Xara - September 2011
Moving and resizing control bars
Xara - September 2011
Slicing objects
Xara - September 2011
Selecting objects in objects
Xara - September 2011
Drawing QuickShapes
Xara - September 2011
Beginners 1
Xara - September 2011
Magic Snap
Xara - September 2011
Using object snapping
Xara - September 2011
Adding objects
Xara - September 2011
Creating your own colors
Xara - September 2011
Photo Panoramas 2
Xara - September 2011
Photo Panoramas 1
Xara - September 2011
Clone Tool 1
Xara - September 2011
Blending objects
Xara - September 2011
Using transparency
Xara - September 2011
Blending objects - Advanced
Xara - September 2011
Cropping photos
Xara - September 2011
Content aware zoom 2
Xara - September 2011
Content aware zoom 1
Xara - September 2011
Creating Flash Animation
Xara - August 2011
Facebook Tabs using Iframes
Xara - July 2011
Adding a Custom Paint Job to a Photograph
Madalynne Crowe - June 2011
Oranges
José Campoy - May 2011
Creating a 3D Wooden Train in Xara 3D Maker 7
Anas ibn Handel - April 2011
Cake Icon
José Campoy - March 2011
Feathering and Blurring
Xhris - February 2011
Creating an Animated Flash Slideshow
Anas ibn Handel - January 2011
3D Photos
Xara - January 2011
Customizing a Calendar Template
David Chandler - December 2010
Part 1: Seth Thomas No. 2 Regulator Wall Clock
Gary W. Priester - August 2010
Removing parts of photos
Xhris - July 2010
A Zippy Little Sansa MP3 Player
Gary W. Priester - May 2010
The Puzzle Solved - A Rubik’s Cube
Gary W. Priester - March 2010
A Space Oddity 2010
Gary W. Priester - January 2010
Backgrounds for Your Website
Gary W. Priester - October 2009
Creating Pseudo Frames
Gary W. Priester - October 2009
Creating a Beautiful Inlaid Wooden Text Effect
Frances Proctor - September 2009
Create a 3-State Navigational Button
Gary W. Priester - August 2009
Creating Stretching Buttons
Eric Butters - August 2009
Making a Varsity Style Logo
Gary Bouton - August 2015
Managing Colors
Frances Proctor - February 2015
Drawing a Christmas Tree
Gary Bouton - December 2014
Aligning Part 1
Xara - December 2014
Shadows and Highlights
Xara - September 2014
Pixel-Based Graphics and Resolution
Gary Bouton - May 2014
Playing with Fire with Xara
Bob Taylor - April 2014
Creating a Compass Rose Star
Gary Bouton - December 2013
Putting Grunge Text on a 3D Wall
Bob Taylor - November 2013
Content Aware Photo Zoom
Xara - November 2013
Stepping into High Gear
Gary Bouton - October 2013
Digital Cartoons
Gary Bouton - August 2013
Carved in Stone
Gary Bouton - June 2013
Designing a Stained Glass Window
Frances Proctor - March 2013
Advanced Photo Retouching
Gary Bouton - February 2013
Working With Live Effects
Gary Bouton - January 2013
Using ClipView
Xara - October 2012
Copy & Paste
Xara - October 2012
Shape Eraser Tool
Xara - October 2012
Xara’s Drawing Tools Guide, Part 1
Gary Bouton - September 2012
Multi-stage Transparency
Xara - August 2012
Creating Animated GIFs
Xara - July 2012
Photo Retouching, Part 1
Gary Bouton - July 2012
Creating Seamless Patterns
Gary Bouton - May 2012
Creating a Postcard
Xara - April 2012
Xara Vector Grunge Effect
Bob Taylor (iamtheblues) - March 2012
Customized Xara Template
Gary Bouton - February 2012
Swapping people in photos
Frances Proctor (angelize) - February 2012
Opacity Masks tool
Frances Proctor (angelize) - February 2012
Browser preview
Xara - January 2012
Drawing iPhone Nano on Xara Designer Pro
Guilhermemadaleno - November 2011
Creating Panoramic Photos
Xara - November 2011
Enhancing Photos
Xara - October 2011
Find and Replace Text
Xara - September 2011
Tabs
Xara - September 2011
Text Repel Around Objects
Xara - September 2011
Text properties 1
Xara - September 2011
Smoothing lines and shapes
Xara - September 2011
Using contours
Xara - September 2011
Using shadows
Xara - September 2011
Using The Text Tool
Xara - September 2011
Bitmap Export - Size tab
Xara - September 2011
Text Tool 2
Xara - September 2011
Image maps
Xara - September 2011
Creating new control bars
Xara - September 2011
Intersecting objects
Xara - September 2011
Drawing ellipses and circles
Xara - September 2011
Selecting objects
Xara - September 2011
Beginners 2
Xara - September 2011
Coloring objects
Xara - September 2011
Duplicating and cloning objects
Xara - September 2011
Using grids & rulers
Xara - September 2011
Using tints
Xara - September 2011
Photo Resize
Xara - September 2011
Brightness Levels
Xara - September 2011
Clone tool 3
Xara - September 2011
Clone tool 2
Xara - September 2011
Photo Galleries
Xara - September 2011
Using fractal cloud fills
Xara - September 2011
Using envelope molds
Xara - September 2011
Photo Watermarks
Xara - September 2011
Magic Erase 2
Xara - September 2011
Rubber Duck
Gary W. Priester - July 2011
An Automobile Compass
Gary W. Priester - May 2011
Carton Text
José Campoy - March 2011
Flower
José Campoy - March 2011
Brushes
Xhris - January 2011
Web 2 Buttons
José Campoy - January 2011
A Traveling World Time Clock
Gary W. Priester - January 2011
A Vector (Mostly) Soccer Ball
Gary W. Priester - November 2010
Part 2: Seth Thomas No. 2 Regulator Wall Clock
Gary W. Priester - August 2010
Recreating an Existing Web Page
Ima Guest - April 2010
Text Tool
Gary W. Priester - February 2010
A Frosty Glass Window Pane
Gary W. Priester - December 2009
An Animation Inside of a Photo
Gary W. Priester - October 2009
Creating a Favicon
Gary W. Priester - October 2009
Adding Sound to a Web Page
Gary W. Priester - August 2009
Creating a Flash Slide Show Transition
Gary W. Priester - August 2009
A Vintage Vector Burgundian Wine Bottle
Gary W. Priester - July 2009
Font Awesome
Xara - October 2015
Creating a casino poster part 2
Gary Bouton - March 2015
Creating a casino poster part 1
Gary Bouton - February 2015
Drawing a Jelly Bean
Gary Bouton - December 2014
The Importance of Backgrounds
Gary Bouton - November 2014
A Creative Way to Use Textures
Gary Bouton - May 2014
3D Papercrafting in Xara
Gary Bouton - March 2014
Shape Painter Tool
Xara - January 2014
Photo Heal Tool
Xara - December 2013
Color Select & Erase Tutorial
Xara - November 2013
Google Fonts
Xara - November 2013
Creating a Space Beacon
Gary Bouton - September 2013
Packaging and Perspective
Gary Bouton - July 2013
Photo Editing Basics - Part 3
Xara - March 2013
Making Surreal Backgrounds with Xara Fractals
Stephen Whittle - February 2013
Creating a Wedding Invitation
Xara - November 2012
Halloween Tutorial
Xara - October 2012
Magic Erase
Xara - October 2012
Creating Textured Extrusions with Displacement Maps
Frances Proctor - September 2012
Creating a Wavy Flag Effect
Gary Bouton - August 2012
Removing Red Eye
Xara - July 2012
Using Text as A Shape
Gary Bouton - June 2012
Everything New is Old Again!
Frances Proctor (Angleize) - May 2012
Make Animated Snow
Larry Leiker - April 2012
Creating a Logo
Gary Bouton - March 2012
Creating Animations in Xara Designer
Gary Bouton - February 2012
Hand tracing bitmaps
Frances Proctor (angelize) - February 2012
Glowing Halloween text
Frances Proctor (angelize) - February 2012
Edit Inside
Xara - January 2012
Creating A Christmas Gift Voucher
Xara - November 2011
Creating a Halloween Party Invite
Xara - October 2011
Advanced Flash Animation
Xara - September 2011
Spell Checking
Xara - September 2011
Entering text
Xara - September 2011
Line strokes & pressure effects
Xara - September 2011
Using feathering
Xara - September 2011
Bitmap export
Xara - September 2011
Subtracting objects
Xara - September 2011
The Bitmap Tracer
Xara - September 2011
Photo Handling Overview
Xara - September 2011
Photo Rollover Effects
Xara - September 2011
Moving and copying buttons
Xara - September 2011
Creating hot-spots
Xara - September 2011
Selecting objects under objects
Xara - September 2011
Drawing rectangles and squares
Xara - September 2011
Photo clipart
Xara - September 2011
Beginners 3
Xara - September 2011
The eye dropper
Xara - September 2011
Grouping objects
Xara - September 2011
Moving objects
Xara - September 2011
Aligning Part 1
Xara - September 2011
Joining and breaking shapes
Xara - September 2011
Perspective correction 2
Xara - September 2011
Enhancing photos
Xara - September 2011
Perspective Correction 1
Xara - September 2011
Complex fills - Advanced
Xara - September 2011
Using bitmap fills
Xara - September 2011
Using perspective molds
Xara - September 2011
Photo Captions
Xara - September 2011
Photo Composition
Xara - September 2011
Selective optimization
Xara - September 2011
Creating an Ornament with Live Copy
Paul Söderholm - August 2011
Popup YouTube Videos
Xhris - June 2011
Sketch Mode
Xara - May 2011
Straight Line tool
Xara - May 2011
3D Text
José Campoy - May 2011
An Electrical Parlor Fan
Gary W. Priester - March 2011
Bump Mapping
Xhris - February 2011
Bitmap Tracer
Xhris - January 2011
Reminder Notes
José Campoy - January 2011
Transparency tool
Xhris - December 2010
Image XU-oomer
Steve Ledger - October 2010
Sweet Juicy Cherries
Frances Proctor - July 2010
Removing wrinkles
Xhris - July 2010
Making Fire
Frances Proctor - March 2010
Embedding a Flash MP3 Player
Steve Ledger and Gary Priester - January 2010
Creating a Planet and a Solar System
Paul Söderholm - November 2009
Repelling Text Inside a Bitmap
Gary W. Priester - October 2009
Lightning Over the Mesas
Gary W. Priester - October 2009
Creating a Popup with a Link
Gary W. Priester - August 2009
Creating an Expanding Text Area
Gary W. Priester - August 2009
What's New in Xara Xtreme
Gary W. Priester - June 2009