What is Canva?
Canva is a free graphic design platform that enables you to be creative. Designing invitations, business cards, flyers, lesson plans, zoom backgrounds are among other things that can be done easily and professionally using their templates. It is also possible to upload your own photos and add them to Canvas templates using a drag and drop interface. It’s like having a basic version of Photoshop which is free and doesn’t require great photo editing skills to use. Here are some information that you need to know about using Canva.
- Over 50,000 templates to choose from
Canva hosts thousands of free and professional templates that are made easier with their drag-and-drop interface that can be customized with just a few clicks. Simply upload your photos to Canva, drop them in the template of your choice and save the file to your computer.Their template categories include Zoom backgrounds, posters, presentations, flyers, maps, infographics, business cards, Instagram posts, resumes, invitations, book covers, menus, stationery, newsletters, photo collages, cards, bookmarks, invoices , recipe cards and many more.
- Canva has a full suite of features that will helps your photos pop out
From basic cropping and straightening to adding textures and color correction, Canvas’s beginner features make photo editing easy. You can add a textured background to give your image a bigger dimension, insert text to create your meme, create a photo grid, blur your photo, and much more.
- Canva gives free video tutorials
If you’re new to graphic design and want to learn about branding or how to incorporate Canva into the virtual classroom, worry not as there are free video tutorials on their website. With all the templates and features available on Canva, knowing where to start can feel overwhelming. Their design school, filled with free video courses on a wide range of topics, is a great place to start. There is a “Get started with Canva” course which provides a quick overview of all the things you can do on the platform, a “Canva for Education” course for teachers to create their virtual classroom, and a “Canva Pro” course which Highlights Pro features and tips for using them. Canva Pro is a paid premium version of Canva with additional features.
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