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Canva – Online Design Made Easy

This practical and interactive half-day session will take you through the basics of the Canva application.

About the event

This practical and interactive half-day session will take you through the basics of the Canva application.

This practical and interactive half-day session will take you through the basics of the Canva application. You will explore the tools you will need to get started and create amazing graphic design projects quickly and efficiently incorporating Canva’s extensive library of templates.

Canva is now one of the most popular and easy to use online design and publishing tools. Created with “non-designers” in mind, its mission is to empower everyone in the world to design anything and publish anywhere.

Images are one of the most powerful ways to create a connection with your audience. Content with relevant images gets 94% engagement than content without, and bad images also have an important impact. This course will help you create the right impression.

During this session you will learn:

  • How to get started using Canva. The Canva Dashboard, the main landing page, and where you can find your past designs and all other information related to your account.
  • How to use the Canva Dashboard. Design Dashboard is the place where all the magic happens. This is the page where you get to create and design anything you need from eBooks and infographics to Facebook images, invitations, presentations and much more!
  • The difference between the Canva FREE and PRO versions including Brand Kit setup (PRO version), easy editing and sharing with multiple platforms
  • Key graphic design principles and techniques including
  • How to find the right template for any occasion
  • Uploading images to Canva
  • Choosing the right font
  • Adding and editing text (using Brand Kit designs)
  • Alignment and rule of thirds
  • How to find free images in Canva
  • How to save Canva designs to Mailchimp
  • How to create a line chart, Bar chart, Pic Chart
  • How to save and export your Canva designs
  • Social media sizes and resizing artwork
  • Canva presentations and animation in Canva (Pro)
  • Mobile phone / ipad designing with Canva
  • Sharing with your team / sharing with clients / downloads

You will need a laptop or desktop computer and an Internet connection. No previous design skills required. Canva Free or Pro is required.

This course is for business, marketing & PR professionals, business owners and individuals who need to publish visually appealing content onto websites and social media platforms. It is aimed at those new to design basics and not at graphic design professionals.

It is entirely at the Council’s discretion to accept registrations. Registrations from companies outside the Borough may be considered in exceptional circumstances and at the entire discretion of the council.

Please note that by registering onto this event, you agree to share your name, company name and objectives with the third party delivery agent, AKU Training. The information you provide will not be routinely shared with a third party outside of these webinars.

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When
12 October 2021 09:30 – 12:30