How To Make An Instagram Reel Cover Using Canva

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

learn what size to make a Reel cover for Instagram so that your design does not get cut off by Instagram's formatting protocols.

learn how to create a Reel cover with graphic design elements, as well as one with a photo background.

Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

With completion of this course, learners will know how to correctly size and design an aesthetic cover with text and images that can be seen and read from the accounts feed overview. Knowing how to create branded reel covers ties in the branding of your business to your Instagram feed and helps to create an overall feeling you are trying to create through your socials.

Skills you will develop

  • How to correctly size a Reel cover
  • How To Add Designs On Canva
  • How To Size Photos On Canva

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. Sizing The Reel Cover

  2. Defining Our Workable Region

  3. Designing The Reel Cover

  4. How To Make A Photo Reel Cover

  5. Designing The Border Of The Reel Cover

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

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