More and more people have started to use Canva to create designs and artworks. In case you haven’t heard about Canva yet, you should probably check it out.
It’s a website that allows you create some really cool designs for online use and printing. It has a user-friendly interface and pretty, modern templates. And guess what, it’s absolutely free!
How do you design with Canva?
When creating your own design with Canva, you’ll see a large selection of design templates to choose from. All you need to do is to input your own text, images and everything else you’d like to add. Most of the time, the templates are set up to the right size for what you need.
But if they aren’t, don’t be scared. There’s an easy solution.
You can always customize your design dimensions
On the ‘Create a Design’ page, go to the top right corner.
Click on ‘Use Custom Dimensions’.
You’ll see the option to input the width and height of the paper / canvas that you are designing for. Make sure you select ‘mm’.
Okay, you’ve created your design. How do you download it?
After creating your design, you’ll need to download your artwork with the right settings for print.
When you have your design open, click on ‘Download’ at the top right of the screen.
From the options, select ‘Print – PDF’
Check the box for ‘Crop marks and bleed’
Finally, click download.
Your Canva design is ready for us to print!
If you have any questions about designing on Canva, printing templates, paper and page sizes or download settings, please feel free to contact us.
All the best in your business!