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Tutorial: How To Add Text Using Canva


We’re showing you how to take a popular website today, Canva, and use it to add text to your images for an easy way to add some pizazz to your KateMaxStock photos.

We’re back with another KateMaxStock Tutorial video! We’re continuing on with our “how to add text to your stock photos” tutorial series and focusing on using Canva today.

If you aren’t familiar with Canva, it’s a popular graphic design tool website that helps ALL of us create better graphics for our businesses. It’s a favorite girl boss resource!

We’re keeping it simple and showing you how to add a quote to your styled stock images, but the options with adding text to amp up your stock images are truly endless. Take a peep at the video below and get to mastering Canva + KateMaxStock in no time!

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how to add text in canva

Quick Tips:

1.) Upload your image into Canva using the ‘Uploads’ tool on the left-hand side of the Canva toolbar

2.) Choose the ‘Text’ tool in the same left-hand toolbar to begin adding text to your image

3.) Choose from Heading, Subheading, and Body – use these options to emphasize certain words within your quote

4.) Get to typing & stylizing your text – play around with fonts, sizes, spacing, line height and more within the text toolbar at the top of your Canva workspace

5.) Save your work! Hit the ‘Download’ button at the top of the toolbar and choose your file preference

That’s it! Another simple (and free! unlike Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign) way to dress up your styled stock images with text.

Looking for how to add text in Photoshop? Head to this video to watch how easy it is.

On the go? We’ve got you covered with a mobile tutorial using the Canva app right here.

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