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Intro to Canva
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Canva is a graphic-design tool website, founded in 2012
It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to over a million
photographs, graphics, and fonts
It is used by non-designers as well as professionals
The tools can be used for both web and print media design and graphics
* Canva offers many FREE design options. Some design elements,
however cost a fee. The FREE elements will be clearly marked
You’ll need a Canva account at Canva.com
Main Screen – Let’s Create New Design
Elements/Options for the Design
You can personalize your design with these options:
*Upload (your own images etc)
Click each option on the left for additional choices
*Please note those marked as FREE
Color Palettes on Your Design
Click any element on your design and a menu will appear in the tool bar above
While working on your design
If you need to return to the main menu
Click CANVA in the upper Left corner
What Can You Do With Your Design?
Invite people via their email
Chose if they can Edit or View
JPG - Smallest file size. Ideal for sharing on social media or emails.
PNG- Good for images and photos. Ideal for sharing on social media or emails.
PDF: standard - Good for presentations and text heavy documents with multiple
pages. With its smaller file size, it is ideal for sharing via email.
PDF: for print - Good for presentations and text heavy documents with multiple
pages. Ideal for printing.
Animated GIF/Movie (Experimental) - – Make your designs move by selecting this
option. You can choose between saving your design as a GIF or MP4 file. This
download option is exclusively available for Canva for Work subscribers.
Make your Design Public
Make Public allows your design to be see on your profile
Creating a Team
Creating a team is a great way to collaborate with peers on any project.
Log in to Canva.
If applicable, switch to the team you would like to invite members to by clicking the arrow next
to your profile photo. This will open a drop-down. From there, select the team name.
Click on the Team members tab.
Enter the email addresses of your new team members.
Choose your team member permissions by clicking the drop-down menu next to each email.
Free teams have the option to assign members to the roles of Member and Administrator.
Click Send invitations.
ALLOWED up to 350 Members
CREATE A TEAM
1. Canva Help Page
2. Click here for tutorials - https://www.canva.com/learn/tutorials/
3. Helpful Tricks - https://mintsandnumbers.com/14-little-known-canva-tips-tricks/
https://support.canva.com/ https://www.canva.com/learn/tutorials/ https://mintsandnumbers.com/14-little-known-canva-tips-tricks/