A Beginners guide to Canva for Professional Graphics Design
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A Beginners guide to Canva for Professional Graphics Design

Learn how to use Canva to create professional graphics and images for your website, blog or social media profiles
3.8 (6 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,016 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Those who want to learn how to design professional looking logos in a short amount of time
  • How to use the Canva design software
  • What the Canva design software is all about
  • It would be great if you have access to a computer and even better if already you have a Canva account
  • At least have some passion for designing graphics

A Beginners guide to Canva for Professional Graphic Design

Welcome to this (mainly for beginners) Canva course that will help to ensure that you are seriously Awesome with the online-based visual and graphic design software known as "Canva"....

Canva is an easy to use web-based graphic design software that will help you to design graphics just like a professional even if you have never touched a piece of professional graphics design software in your life - Canva will still have you designing like a Professional in no time at all with its intuitive & easy-to-use user interface.

You can even Make money online with the Canva software

Why not use your newly learned graphic design skills to produce work for others who are ready and willing to pay you for that. This course will show you exactly how and where to go about this.


The alternative to Canva would be to spend several thousand $£$£ for an official licensed copy of those 'top-selling' graphic design softwares and then take several years to learn exactly how to use it proficiently!

Or, you could invest in this graphic design course and learn how to use Canva like a professional with a much shorter learning curve.

Canva will have you designing great-looking logos, flyers, social media banners, brochures and so much more in absolutely no time at all.

Everything you need to know is right on the inside of this course - so what are you waiting for?

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone wishing to learn a new skill or improve their logo designing abilities
  • Those who either can not afford or do not wish to spend BIG money on the likes of Photoshop
Course content
Expand all 27 lectures 01:03:54
+ Course Welcome & Introduction to this course & Canva
2 lectures 06:43

An introduction and welcome to this canva course.

Preview 05:35

What you are going to be able to learn one this course and what you can do with the knowledge.

Preview 01:08
+ Before we begin...
2 lectures 04:50

For the uninitiated, here's a quick explanation about Canva.

Preview 02:04

We take a look here at some of the awesome graphics that you can create thanks to Canva.

What you can create using Canva

Here's a little brain stretcher for you.....

Pop Quiz Hot Shot! :-).......
1 question
+ Get a Canva account and take a look around...
6 lectures 12:57

It all starts with getting our Canva account. That's what this video is all about

Signing up for a Canva account

Time to log in now to take a look around and get acquainted.

Preview 02:21

Here we take a look around our Canva account at a few of the features

Lets take a tour around...

You are shown here a few of the differences between free graphics and paid graphics on Canva.

Free graphics Verses paid Canva

Watch me show you here how to get organised and structure your work into folders the right way.

Organising and structuring your work into Folders

Take a look at what you will be able to do with some of the cool features of Canva...

Cool Features of Canva
Test your Canva knowledge
1 question
+ Create Canva Projects - now Lets begin designing with Canva...
7 lectures 20:48

It's the foundations of your designing and a very important initial step of designing...

Get your dimensions correct first!

Learn here how to manually set the dimensions of your image the right way.

Setting image dimensions manually

Every images needs to be given a name. Here's how to go about doing this

Naming your image

We take a look here at designing graphics for the Twitter social media platform.

Twitter banner Design with Canva

This lecture explores how to design a great looking graphical banner for your blog

Blog banner design with Canva

What if you need a logo for your website. Learn how to be able to create this using canva.

Designing a Logo in under 3 minutes using Canva

I show you here how to work with an manipulate your Canva designs.

Manipulating your Canva design elements

You can just use any old size image that you want to sfor the major social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter....

Test your knowledge in this section...
1 question
+ Ready to publish your new Canva graphics
2 lectures 06:34

In this lecture I will walk you through how to go about saving and downloading your completed graphic designs.

Downloading your completed designs

Here we go through how to save your designs as Microsoft PowerPoint slides ready for use within the PowerPoint application

Saving your Canva design into other File Formats
Finalising your design for the web
1 question
+ Lets Go PRO!...
3 lectures 06:27

This lecture takes you through why it's worth upgrading to Canva Pro.

Why Upgrade to Pro...

Watch me take you through a few more of the Canva Professionals features.

A look at a few of the Canva pro member features

Watch me upgrade to the Pro version of Canva so you don't have to!

Upgrading your Canva account to a PRO account
+ Earning money with Canva - thanks to your new design skills.
2 lectures 03:25

Watch here and learn how to earn cash via these online Giggling platforms.

How to earn cash with your new Canva design skills

These websites will enable you to be able to earn income from your Canva skills

Top 5 websites you MUST join and post adverts to
+ Course Conclusion & wrapping UP
3 lectures 02:06

It's time now to wrap things up...

Course Conclusion

Just a reminder video covering what you need to do next.

Go forth and create with Canva

Last but not least it's time to get creating and be sure to upload your designs to our Udemy account for others to be able to see and share feedback on.

Preview 00:21