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Canva: Basic Graphic Design Theory - Tips and Tricks

29 Indigo Academy, Graphic Design Training

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17 Videos (1h 13m)
    • Typography and font pairing

      7:25
    • Typography 2

      7:24
    • Using icons effectively

      5:09
    • Organising the dashboard

      3:56
    • Sharing designs

      2:36
    • Adding links

      2:39
    • Upgrading to Canva for Work

      3:36
    • Brand Colours

      3:26
    • Custom filter codes

      2:55
    • Colour codes

      2:15
    • Shortcuts 1

      5:33
    • Shortcuts 2

      5:19
    • Adding shadows to text

      1:45
    • Text masking

      7:18
    • Complimentary colour scheme

      4:44
    • Analogous colour scheme

      2:57
    • Monochromatic colour scheme

      3:46

About This Class

In this class, we will cover some basic graphic design theory, and I will show you some tips and tricks within Canva to help your work stand out.

Using these tips and tricks, your designs will really pop, and you'll get a really professional finish to all of your work.

We will cover areas such as:

  • Typography and font pairing
  • Lines and Spacing
  • Shortcuts and quick tricks
  • Text masking
  • Basic colour theory

These key skills can help take your graphic designs to the next level.

Canva has all the tools you need to produce fantastic, professional results, every time.

So enroll now, and I'll speak to you soon.

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29 Indigo Academy

Graphic Design Training

Hi, my name's Jamie Smith, and I'm a designer, web entrepreneur and teacher. I'm the founder of 29 Indigo Design Academy, which I set up to teach graphic design skills to beginners and those with no formal design training. I work on many different design projects, both for my own business and as a freelancer for artists and business all over the world - I have created album covers, picture books and illustrations, marketing materials, websites, book covers, logos and much more. I love design,...

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