Graphic design essentials

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Understanding the Elements of Design

  • What are aesthetics and why are they important in design
  • What are the elements and why do we need to know them
  • How to use the elements to make better design

How to use Elements of Design

  • How do we use the design elements
  • Where to find the different design elements in Canva
  • How to use the elements to create good designs

Understanding the Principles of Design

  • What are the principles of design and why are they important
  • What makes a design good based on these basic principles
  • How to use the design principles to create better visuals

How to use Principles of Design

  • What are the principles of design and why are they important
  • How to use the design principles to design in Canva
  • How to use the different features in Canva in combination with the design principles

What's Color Theory

  • What is color theory and why is it important to designers
  • How colors interact when used together to convey a message
  • How color affects your audience as a designer
  • How to use and modify colors in Canva

How to use Color Theory

  • What is color theory and why is it important to designers
  • How colors interact when used together to convey a message
  • How color affects your audience as a designer
  • How to use and modify colors in Canva

What is Mood Board

  • What is a mood board (and what it isn't)
  • Why you should create a mood board
  • When to create a mood board
  • How to make a mood board with Canva

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How to make a mood board in Canva

  • What is a mood board (and what it isn't)
  • Why you should create a mood board
  • When to create a mood board
  • How to make a mood board with Canva
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