Want to design beautiful graphics? Do you have a range of social media accounts, your own blog or a workplace presentation that you need to design images for?
Canva is a free, online graphic design platform that makes creating beautiful images a breeze! Design effective social media posts, blog graphics, presentations, posters, flyers or create your own custom dimension design.
This course will teach foundational graphic design principles (fonts, colors, images, backgrounds, and layouts) and how to apply them to your own Canva designs.
By the end of this course, you will have the skills you need to create stunning graphics that stand out from the crowd!
Module 1: The Introduction to Canva
Welcome to Canva! Take a tour
Module 2: Fonts, Colors, and Images
Type terminology; creating a font palette; typographic techniques
Introduction to the color wheel; creating a color palette
How to use grids; transparency; photo filters
Module 3: Backgrounds, Layouts, and Shapes
How to create beautiful backgrounds; using images as backgrounds
White space; using transparency; presentation design
How to use shapes in your design to create infographics or add visual interest