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Why 300 DPI Images Matter so Much and How to Make Them

There’s nothing worse than slaving over a design just to realize it’s low resolution and won’t print very well. Or, even worse, sell it to someone and have them send you a nasty message about how pixelated and blurry the printed version of your design ended up. What went wrong? Most likely, it was the …

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Why Digital Art is So Hard and What to Do About It

In so many ways, technology has made our lives a lot easier. We can magically edit photos with one click, make designs from endless amounts of stock photos, and create beautiful pieces of art. Wait, wait, wait; that last one isn’t easy. Digital art is surprisingly hard. Maybe we love drawing with pencil and paper …

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How to Copy and Paste in Procreate

Procreate is a powerhouse of a program, but that sometimes means that the most basic of functions can be hard to figure out. There’s no easy “⌘C and ⌘V” to help you out when you’re using a touchscreen without a keyboard. Luckily, Procreate understands the importance of copying and pasting and makes it easy to …

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How to Use Your Finger to Draw with Procreate

The great thing about iPads is that they are touch sensitive and we can use our fingers to operate them. Most of the time, our fingers are our styluses of choice! It gets a little bit murky though when we’re talking about drawing programs like Procreate. Can you actually use your finger to create amazing …

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Is Procreate Good and Worth it for Beginners? The Honest Truth

Procreate is a drawing and art program that has really become one of the hallmarks of the digital art world since its launch in 2011. To say that it is a powerhouse is an understatement. I LOVE Procreate and can honestly give a glowing Procreate review. Procreate is a digital art app that is worth …

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How to Import a Canva Presentation into Google Slides

Canva is a powerful program for designing cards, banners, infographics, social media posts, and more. One feature that people often forget though is Canva’s ability to make beautiful presentations. With tons of pre-made templates, Canva makes it easy to spice up even the most boring of topics. Once you’re done, Canva has its own presentation …

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How to Make a Transparent Overlay in Canva?

Transparent overlays can add a lot of style and class to a design. They can be customized to match a brand’s color scheme, can tone down images so that words or elements pop, and let designers have more control over the colors that their designs highlight.  In Canva, you can make a transparent overlay by …

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How to Resize a Document in Canva with the Free Version

The free version of Canva has a lot of capabilities. It’s an amazing, easy to use, free choice for designers. That said, one of the biggest features you lose by going with the free version as opposed to the Pro is being able to resize images. With the free version, you cannot change the size …

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