Design a Professional and Eye-catching eBook cover from scratch
Work with existing pre-built Professional eBook cover Templates
Weigh important design choices for your ebook like Templates, Titles and Pen names
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In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to design an eBook cover using Canva that looks professional, elegant and eye-catching. You will be designing two ebook covers: one using Professional ebook cover pre-built templates and another completely from scratch. You will also learn about important things that as a writer you must know before choosing a Template, Title and Pen name. We will be primarily focusing on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing(KDP) although the eBook cover can also be used for other marketplaces. I myself have published 4 books through Amazon KDP available in both ebook and Paperback versions. By the end of this project, you will be confident in creating an eBook cover that is of extremely High Quality. You can just download the eBook cover and upload it on Amazon. So, whether you are a writer who is looking to self publish an ebook on Amazon Kindle or you are a Freelancer looking to get into the ebook freelancing market, you will find this guided project extremely beneficial. We will be using Canva for our guided project. Canva is a Cloud-based graphic design online software that has thousands of templates and designs to choose from. It is free and has lots of features to choose from. You don't need any prior experience in ebook cover design or graphics design inorder for you to complete this project. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.
You don't need any prior experience in ebook cover design inorder for you to complete this project.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Create a New Canva Account
Canva Dashboard Overview and Template Selection
Design an eBook cover using pre-built Professional Templates
Design an eBook cover from scratch
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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