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Post on 03-Dec-2015
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DESCRIPTIONA tutorial on HOW TO USE CANVA
I admit. Im a frustrated artist.
I call my drawings artistic vandals.
But theres an easier way to do graphic designs!
GOOGLE SAYS, use
GO! GO! GO!
HOW TO USE CANVA
Type in CANVA on your browser.
Click on the link to the website.
When this appears, fill in your
Then click to SIGN UP.
When youre done, this appears. Lets select one.
This gives a simple guide on how to
Yes, SHOW ME!
Its a simple tutorial that CANVA prepared for beginners.
The slides will flow by themselves.
Just observe and learn.
Click on the CANVA icon to return
to the homepage.
See the homepage with the design
Click on MORE
to see more templates
Lets choose FACEBOOK post.
Youll see this. On the left is the LAYOUTS TAB.
There are FREE designs to choose
Choose one design.
Or drag it on the template.
Lets change the BACKGROUND.
The color menu will appear. Select
Or click on this to see more colors.
Pick one among the color choices.
See the changes?
To change the picture, click on
Choose either from facebook or
your uploaded files.
If you chose from facebook, lets SIGN IN first.
Fill in your details.
Then log in.
Your facebook photos will appear.
The chosen photo will appear on
Drag these handles to position your
Drag the photo here.
These lines will tell you if the photo
The EDIT options will pop up.
Click on FILTER to see the different
Click the arrow to see more
Choose SUMMER option and the
color of the picture changes.
Click on ADVANCED OPTIONS for
The menu appears. Adjust the
sliders to enhance the photo.
See the enhanced color?
Well change Einsteins quotes. Click on TEXT.
Click on the quotes.
The TEXT BOX will pop up.
The image library gives us so many
Choose any FREE design from the
Or just type your own. Highlight all
And type in your great quotes.
To change the text font, highlight
the whole text.
Choose the text font.
Pick a color for the font.
Or click on + for more choices.
And choose the color you like most.
These font and color will suit well.
Of course, Einstein didnt say that, so lets change it.
I didnt say that???
Told you so..
Thats more like it!
To continue, click on SEARCH.
We have a new menu on the
Lets try SHAPES.
Choose the desired shape.
Drag the shape to your desired
Adjust the size of the shape by
dragging the handles.
And thats your facebook post!
Lets share the photo. Click on the upper right tab.
We can share it to the social
..or send it through email.
Lets send an email to our friend.
If you want her to edit the photo,
Then SEND it.
You will see this.
When this appears, your design is
Tell your friend to open her email.
She will see this. Click this to see
Your friend will see this and can
edit your photo.
Lets share it to facebook.
Just wait and see..
GOOD NEWS! Click on!
Log in to facebook.
This will appear on your facebook
To get back to the homepage, click
on upper left.
And youll see your saved design on your homepage.
Each time you log in to your
..you can access your designs easily.
Lets try another design, something from scratch.
Well create a POSTER on mountain climbing.
From your homepage..
..choose a POSTER template.
Youll have a blank layout.
Set a new background.
Choose a background.
Click on the design or drag it on the
Click on UPLOADS.
UPLOAD your own image.
Select a photo from your files.
Then OPEN it.
Your image is now uploaded.
Click or drag the image to the
Drag to resize the image.
Well add the text.
Choose a text design.
The text will appear on the image.
Drag the text to the desired
Click and highlight the text to
Then type in your text.
We can delete some of the texts.
Highlight the texts to be deleted
.. and there.
..then click on the DELETE key
..until all the other texts are deleted.
Click on the text to highlight..
..and change the color..
Choose the text color.
Continue typing in the text.
Choose the font.
Well change this color
And see how it looks.
We need more text information.
Click ADD HEADING.
Drag the text to its position below.
Type in the dates.
Lets change some letters to UPPERCASE.
That looks great!
Lets add a SUBHEADING.
Drag the text below the heading.
Type in your SUBHEADING.
Change the font.
And the font has changed.
We should add a BODY TEXT.
Drag it on the image.
Type in your text.
We change the font
and the color..
And we have a new POSTER!
You like CANVA?
With a gazillion images to choose
And heres something else from Mr. Einstein..