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Edited by Gary W. Priester Number 13 • April 15, 2003

In this issue:

Covered in this month's Workbook

In the XaraXone this month

The April Xara X tutorial creates a moody southwestern sunset landscape. Christine Farrelly and your editor team up on creating a Celtic Knot in this month's Guest Tutorial.  The April Featured Artist Gallery features the realilstic and humorous images of Alexander Grigoriev. In the Shareware Page you will find Minimiro's useful CMYK Workspace template.

I am accepting your contributions (Tips, Brushes, Templates, stuff like that). If your site has Xara graphics and is not listed, send me your link and a brief description of how you have used Xara on your site.

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The Xara Tutorials, On-line Xara X Manual
and WebXealot CD. The perfect Easter Gift!

Tens of you have asked your editor (still me hanging in there—by a thread) over the years for a CD containing the Xara Tutorials, WebXealots, and On-line Xara X Manual. Well thanks to Grant E. Remington, all this (and more) is available on a CD in Adobe PDF (Adobe's Portable Document File) file format for easy viewing and printing! (Hold your applause, please).

Grant has provided an Adobe Acrobat reader on the CD for those of you who may not have one, for viewing the PDF files. Xara Ltd. has included a folder of 19 cool fonts, not available on the Xara X CD, as well as trial copies of Xara Webstyle and Xara 3D 4. If you have never tried Xara 3D 4 you are in for a treat with this incredibly easy to use 3D and animation creation application.

So where do you order your CD and what is it going to cost? Click Here to go to Grant's site to place your order. The price for the CD which includes everything; Xara Tutorials from 1996 - 2001, WebXealots 1-35, including #s 16-35 the on-line Xara X manual, the fonts, the trial versions, the Acrobat reader, the whole enchilada, is $20.00 US which includes free shipping in the USA. The cost outside the USA and Canada is $22.00 US and also included shipping. A great price if I do say so myself.

For a small additional fee, Grant can print your own label design if you decide that you don't like all the worms featured on my handsome label design. So don't delay, order your CD today! And order several for your friends and relatives!

Thanks to all of you who have already ordered (and received) your copies. If you have not ordered yours, as they say in the TV commercials, there will never be a better time to buy!


©2003 Gary W. Priester, All rights reserved. No portion of this publication,
including the illustrations contained within, may be reproduced in any way
without the express written permission of the author.


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