Canva 101: Basics for Business

Canva is one of the best tools for small business owners because it makes things like creating social media posts a breeze, but there can be a bit of a learning curve when you’re starting. Register for Canva 101: Basics for Business and you’ll walk out of our Studio with a better understanding of how Canva works.

For all things digital media (social media posts, graphic design, website graphics, etc) AND print media (postcards, brochures, posters, etc) in your business, Canva is our preferred resource. In Canva 101, you will gain a deeper understanding of the basic functions, fundamentals, and features of Canva and design theory. We will cover topics such as: 

A walkthrough of Canva from head to toe: From creating a design to saving and downloading in the best formats.

An overview of the various designs you can create: Everything from Facebook profile banners to product Mockups.

Basic design principles and elements: Contrast, balance, movement, negative space, proportion, and more.

Tips and tricks to make Canva work the best for you 

Canva 101: Basics for Business


As the design and editing features are limited in the free Canva subscription, a Canva Pro subscription is strongly recommended. 

Please note this is a beginning Canva class. While you should have a Canva account, no prior knowledge of the app is necessary. 


What to Bring

Your computer


You will walk away from your Canva 101 session with an in-depth understanding of the functions, fundamentals, and features of Canva and the confidence to create beautiful, impactful designs. 


90 minutes


Sessions are held at Start Something Studio, located at 12 S. Van Buren St. in Batavia, Illinois