T-shirt Design A-Z: Start a T-shirt Print on Demand Business

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Create & Edit an attractive & eye-catching T-shirt design using Canva & Photopea

Explore the US Trademark database & learn about Trademarks & Copyrights related to the Print-on-Demand industry

Apply to be a content creator for Merch by Amazon & upload the design to Merch by Amazon & Redbubble

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

In this 1.5-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to create attractive and eye-catching T-shirt designs in Canva and edit them to make them suitable for Redbubble and Merch by Amazon Print-on-Demand marketplaces. In this project, we will be starting a Print on Demand business. You will learn everything you need to know to start a T-shirt Print on Demand business. You will learn about Trademarks and Copyrights & also explore the US Trademark database. I will also guide you through the Merch by Amazon content creator application process. By the end of this project, you will have a Print on Demand business with a live listing and you will also be confident in dealing with Trademarks and Copyright. You do NOT need any prior experience in graphic design to be able to complete this project. This project is beginner-friendly. You do NOT need to spend a single penny to start a T-shirt Print-on-Demand business. 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 do NOT need any prior experience in graphic design.

Skills you will develop

Trademarks & copyrightImage editing using PhotopeaCanvaMerch by Amazon & RedbubbleT-shirt designing

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. Creating a Canva account & exploring the dashboard

  2. Creating a T-shirt design

  3. Editing the design using Photopea

  4. Trademarks & Copyright- Searching the US Trademark database

  5. Uploading the design- Redbubble Marketplace

  6. Merch by Amazon- Application submission & uploading the design

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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