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Design Better and Build Your Brand in Canva

By : Laura Goodsell
Book Image

Design Better and Build Your Brand in Canva

By: Laura Goodsell

Overview of this book

If you're constantly frustrated by how long it takes to create a design in Canva, then you've come to the right place. This book will get you up and running quickly with creating professional branded graphics in Canva. You’ll learn how to set up a Canva account, both free and pro and create a brand kit while understanding the importance of branding. Next, you’ll discover all the features and tools as well as how to put everything together to build a brand you love and graphics that work for your business. As you progress, the chapters will show you how to organize your account, create presentations, use videos and animation within your marketing materials and more. By the end of this book, you’ll have a solid understanding of what Canva is and what it does and be able to confidently and easily create a branded design from scratch.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features
Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
Part 3: Let’s Get Creating

How to add animation

Animation is a great alternative to adding video. If you don’t want to go through the hassle of recording a video or can’t find one on Canva that could work for you, you can add animation to turn your design into an MP4 file, and you will still have your movement and video for your social media channels.

There are a few ways to add animation and animate different aspects of your design.

You can animate the following:

  • The entire design as one
  • Individual text boxes
  • Individual elements
  • Individual images and videos

Depending on which aspect of your design you select, different options will appear on the left. Whenever you select an element, text box, or image, click Animate. A new animations box on the left will appear with two columns – one for the item you have selected and one for the entire page, giving you the option of both:

Figure 10.28 – Photo animations

Figure 10.28 – Photo animations

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