Canva – Free Graphics Designing
Technology is getting more sharper and smarter day by day. Ready to use tools and templates makes work easier and quicker. It also reduces the dependency on the tech person. The most creative part of digital advertising is Graphics designing. We can not depend on Paid designing tool every time, So here we are discussing a free graphic designing tool – Canva.
Features of Canva – A graphics designing tool
- Photo Straightener
- Image Crop
- Add text to photo
- Speech Bubble Maker
- Transparency Tool
- Photo Enhancer
- Photo Blur
- Photo Vignette
- Photo Frame
- Free Icons
- Free Templates and many more
Yes, its a full package of features needed for the designing. A big advantage of Canva is a person who has less knowledge of graphic designing, can also make the awesome graphic. For the individual or small firm, Canva is the best option for graphics designing.
Lets see, How to use Canva (from scratch) to make stunning design
You need to login to canva before used it. User have three option to login to the site:
- Login with Facebook
- Login with Google
- Signup with your email id
Once you login in you can see window like this
Canva offer number of ready templates to the user name as Facebook Ad, Blog Banner, Facebook Post, Social Media, Poster and the list goes on.
Click on Create design on Top Left hand corner of the dashboard and select Create a design option. You can see the categories as
- Social Media
Each category have number of templates and user can select according to his purpose. User can also select custom dimension for the post according to his need.
Here I select Instagram Post and will get option to edit the post.
Template is further categories in different part such as for Instagram post it will show option as Food, Sale, Love, Birthday, Halloween, Summer, Spring, Wedding, Winter, travel and other result. These are the theme’s user can select and use.
Photo section include recently used pictures and few pictures already provide by Canva. Canva has large number of picture gallery which user can use.
Element Section contains frames, charts, shapes, lines and illustration. User can add more effect to the image. Like the add image to the background, shape the images in a different size. Canva provides all types of illustration which help the user to add symbols without importing it. Canva makes Graphics designing more easy with the elements.
Canva has more than 100 types of fonts which make graphics designing more attractive. User can add Heading, Sub-heading and small text just by drag in drop.
Few in-built background shades provides by canva. User can also change color of the background theme after selecting it.
- Uploads, Folders and Apps
User can upload the image and can use it for the graphics designing. Folders option is available only for premium users. Use design as template functionality is available only for the premium users. App section include integration of apps such as facebook, youtube video and other.
Canva makes graphics designing more easy with the ready tools. For the daily posting on Social media or to make stunning presentation Canva is the best option. With basic knowledge anyone can make design with the help of Canva.
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