Canva Basics

*Free version used

1- Log in to Canva. Click the + more option.

2- You have many different preset options with Canva. From facebook posts to YouTube video headers, you can pick many different options.

Select one choice.

3- Once you choose your design type, you can see several options on the left of your screen.

First is the layout option.

4- There an many different preset layouts available.

Click on one and it will appear in the design space.

5- You can select your layouts according to your teams designs or all of your own previously saved designs as well as the options that are preset.

6- You also have a variety of element options to choose from to add to your design. Access these by clicking on them.

7- Next is the text option. Here you can add premade quotes and text.

8- Next you have the background option. Here you can choose a specific colour or a predesigned pattern to use a background.

9- Last option is the uploads. Here you can upload images and design elements that have been purchased from places like Fontbundles.net.

10- On the top toolbar you have the file options. here you can save, resize and make a copy.

11- You can also create your designs and then share.

12- A new window will pop up and this will give you options on how to share your design.

13- If you need to save your design you can download it . There are different formats.

14- There is also an option to order prints. This will give you the option to pick a format and then print.

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