Flyer Fun with Web Apps

Canva and Postermywall are a graphic design applications, apps, available on the web or your mobile device. With them, you can create print, web, and social media content quickly and easily. They have many options for text, hundreds of templates, and over 1 million graphics. Additionally, they include  functionality for photo editing, designing color palettes, and selecting font combinations. You can download your content and upload photos, images, and other graphics.

Overall Aim:

To teach you how to create flyers, social graphics, and logos using CANVA and PostermyWall.

Session Length: 90-120 minutes

Intended Audience: Staff or Faculty

Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Internet

Format: Direct instruction, guided practice, and independent practice

Session Objectives:

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Sign into different graphic design web apps
  • Articulate the function and purpose of graphic applications
  • Distinguish between free & paid accounts
  • Compare and contrast JPG and PNG
  • Distinguish between copyright licensing
  • Use templates to create a flyer & graphic
  • Search for templates, objects, etc.
  • Modify a flyer to change text and images
  • Enhance text and images
  • Upload images
  • Download your creations as PDF, JPG, or PNG
  • Navigate to free photo and video websites
  • Share your creations

Session Practice Files

Session Documents

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