Better Blog Graphics with Canva
Yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks.
I’ve been using Corel Paint Shop Pro (affiliate link) for years. Fifteen years. I was an ardent believer that it was the only graphic program I needed.
My husband and daughter, both artists, prefer Adobe Photoshop (affiliate link) and a few months ago I finally broke down and tried it. After getting over the initial frustration of learning a new program I decided I liked it better than PSP.
Honestly, though, it isn’t really what I needed.
What I really needed was a program I could use to quickly and easily make better blog graphics than I was creating with PSP and PS.
I stumbled upon Canva, an online graphic design solution. It is fabulous! There was a learning curve and I had to do a lot of trial and error before I got the gist of it. Now that I know what I am doing, I can create a better blog graphic in a few minutes. I upload my photos, add text and my logo and then download the image.
I think the results speak for themselves.
I made this with PSP:
And this with Canva:
It may take a little time to get used to it, but if you want to make better blog graphics, give Canva a try.