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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
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Part 2: Creating Your Brand and Design Tips
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Part 3: Let’s Get Creating

Creating graphs for your documents

Graphs can be used for a variety of graphics, including calendars, planner pages, and infographics, so knowing how to add a graph to your design will allow you to offer more information in a well-presented way.

Graphs and tables are both found in the Elements section. Type in graph and you will see lots of different styles.

Graphs

Let’s select one of these graphs. Canva will give you different options to help you edit your chosen graph :

Figure 6.26 – Finding graphs in Canva

Figure 6.26 – Finding graphs in Canva

The simplest graph is the Progress ring graph. On the left, you have two slide bars: Percentage, which moves the blue ring around, and Line weight, which changes the thickness of the ring. You also have the option to add the percentage number to the middle of the graph and change the roundness of the endpoints:

Figure 6.27 – Editing a basic graph

Figure 6.27 – Editing a basic graph

If you’re looking for a graph with...