Canva is a free app for iPhone (iOS) and Android that makes it easy to create arts on your phone. The tool can be useful to produce a commemorative card for Father's Day, for example. The application has a gallery with a multitude of ready-made templates that can be edited and used as inspiration. Once ready, the card can be saved on your cell phone, shared by WhatsApp or published on social networks.
In the following tutorial, learn how to use Canva to produce a card for your father on your cell phone. The procedure was carried out on the iPhone version of the application, but the tips also apply to Android users.
Learn how to use the Canva app to create a Father's Day card on your phone Photo: Helito Bijora / TechTudo
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Step 1. Install the Canva app on your phone. When opening it for the first time, you will need to log into your account or create a free registration. In both cases, it is possible to use data from Facebook or your Google account.
Log in to your account or create a registration Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 2. On the main screen, you will see the gallery of available models. Use the categories at the top of the screen or search to find the model you want. Touch the model you prefer to edit it.
Select the desired model Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 3. By tapping on a text, you can change the font, alignment, color and spacing. Use the buttons that appear around the text to rotate or change the size of the box. If you want to edit the phrase, just double tap on it.
Editing template text Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 4. To edit the background image, tap on it. You can choose a photo you took in the item "Camera roll", use a file from the Canva library or a solid color. Any changes can be undone using the arrow icon at the top of the screen.
Changing background image Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 5. Other objects can be edited in the same way: just touch the figure to display the available options. At the bottom of the screen, you can change the color and transparency. Use the buttons at the ends of the selection rectangle to zoom in or out. The button with the circle is used to rotate the object.
Editing color, size and orientation of objects Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 6. When finished, tap "Share" in the upper right corner of the screen and, if necessary, choose the format in which you want to export the file. Finally, you can save the image to your gallery or share it on social networks or messengers.
Exporting art created in Canva Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Ready! Take advantage of the tips to create a card to honor your father by cell phone.
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