- Bring your stories to life by creating a fantastic comic strip
Whether you’re a fan of extraordinary superheroes or want to tell the daily adventures of your favorite animal, comic books are the perfect way to let your imagination run wild. Thanks to images associated with dialogue, this artistic format allows you to explain concepts and tell complex stories while entertaining your readers.
Canva will help you blend text, images and emotions to bring your brightest ideas to life. This seems laborious? Don’t worry, it’s not. Canva’s cartoon creation tool is so easy to use that you don’t even need to be a Cartoonist, Artist or professional designer to bring something magical to life. Whether you want to offer a comic book to a child in your community or to your parents, or whether you dream of being the next star of the graphic novel, Canva will help you create a work of art that you will be proud of.
- Open a new cartoon design
Customize your comic strip designs in four steps
- Edit the images. Download your own images or choose from our library of over 1 million photos, images and illustrations.
- Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 original fonts.
- Change the background. Choose a background in our library or use an image.
- Change the colors. Change the color of the text and text boxes to give style.
- Download your own sketches to tell a unique story
Are you making up the story of your cartoon? Then you probably already have one or two characters in mind. Already a pen or pencil in hand? That’s great! You can draw your own creatures, characters and scenes that you will present your unique point of view. Once finished, you just need to download your drawings that you will use as images in the boxes of your cartoon.
Sketch characters with a variety of moods and expressions to show their personalities or draw something original and novel to illuminate your story. Think of flying bikes or talking plants; the more eccentric it is, the more your readers will love it! Canva will never limit your opportunities for expression and we even encourage you to unleash your full potential.
- Use Canva’s grids and frames to create your comics
Grids are a fundamental tool for creating a comic strip. Fortunately, Canva’s cartoon models are already set up as grids. All you have to do is customize them and download your drawings. This format allows you to organize your cartoon so that your story unfolds smoothly.
Choose from several grids of different numbers and sizes of boxes. You can resize the grids easily by pulling on the corners of the boxes. Tip: drag the handle from the corner of the square while keeping the capital key pressed to keep the proportions. Then drag and drop your drawings or images directly into the grid. You can even fill a grid with a single color in order to set up the background before entering the action.
- Bring your dialogues to life with free fonts and text bubbles
The Canva cartoon model allows you to customize your design very easily. Whether you want to create something funny, sentimental or just plain weird, you have all the right tools in your hands. You’re wondering how to easily communicate a state of mind? Dialogs of your comic are your main asset for this.
Thanks to more than a hundred beautiful and free fonts, you will have the opportunity to convey a wide range of emotions. And, thanks to the text bubbles, your readers will always know who is speaking. All you have to do is look for ” text bubble “in the Elements library, then choose from the many colorful and Offset bubbles.