How to create Social Media graphics using Canva

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn to create social media graphics using built-in templates from Canva

Learn to create social media graphics from scratch using Canva

Learn to download free images from a third-party source like Pixabay

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to create different Social Media graphics using Canva. We will use the Canva platform to create social media graphics using built-in templates and also from the scratch. This course includes Canva introduction, exploration of Canva dashboard, you will learn to use different elements from Canva, creation of social media posts using built-in templates, and from the scratch. You will also learn how you can download free images from third-party sites like Pixabay. 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.

Skills you will develop

DesignSocial Media PostPixabaySocial media designCanva

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction to the Project & Canva

  2. Design a Social Media Post from the Scratch

  3. Design a Real Estate Social Media Post using built in template from Canva

  4. Design a Grocery Store Social Media Post from Scratch

  5. Preview the designs and download it

How Guided Projects work

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

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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