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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)
1
Part 1: Getting Started, Templates, and Features
6
Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
10
Part 3: Let’s Get Creating

Tools and Features for Using Elements and Images

Elements and images in Canva can help to make your designs unique to your business; there are hundreds of thousands available for you to use. Images can be edited directly in Canva, and they have given us a large variety of tools to do so. Elements can also be edited but not to the extent of images. In this chapter, we will be looking at all the tools available to you and how to use them.

In this chapter, we are going to cover the following main topics:

  • Adding elements into the mix
  • Adding and editing images
  • Changing the background

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned how to use the many editing tools for images, know how to change the background of a design to help it stand out, and the difference between element file types and which ones you can change.