Canva is a graphic design tool that makes creating custom graphics easy. It is user friendly and it is easily accessed by phone and tablet. You can use it to design things like presentations, invitations, posters, brochures, business cards for organizations and even businesses.
“It is a software that students can use especially when they do not have vast knowledge about how to edit” says Charles Olawale; a student who is vastly conversant with Canva. “You can make designs for people and then get paid for it.” He adds.
Even though canva doesn’t have all the available tools that could be used but it is very friendly for students who are not so good at editing as it provides already made templates. Olawale uses Canva to produce Fliers, posters and cards which he prints and sells to people. Olawale’s full interview can be seen below.
2. Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop has been considered a great tool for creating graphics and animations. it has frame by frame techniques which renders Disney-style animation. it is a very effective software to use which makes one’s designs look somewhat realistic. It is mainly used for manipulation of photos and creating advanced photographs. “If you want visually appealing messages you use photoshop.” says Emmanuel, a graphic design manager at UCU.
He also adds that in order to use photoshop, there are certain skills that a student must acquire in order to use it. Photoshop however requires about $20.99 dollars per month. But once given access to it could be used to create animations, graphic designs which could be sold in order to money.
3. Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics software that lets you create logos, icons, drawings, typography, and complex illustrations for any medium. It is the industry standard design software that lets you capture your creative vision with shapes, color, effects, and typography.
“Creating content based on understanding what the public needs.: says Emmanuel. You should be able to know what the market needs before creating from Illustrator. “It requires a lot of Skills and practice.” says James Ademide “But the earnings are worth it” He adds. Ademide uses Illustrator to make Logos and drawings for companies in which he earns money for it.
This is one of the leading 3D animation, simulation, rendering, and modeling software application enpowered with exeptional toolset. Below is a video showing on what Maya ia all about:
This is because it involves you making a virtual world which requires you to build it from scratch. this application is used by major studios like Dream Works Animation Studios.
“Vyond is a very simple app and it is user friendly.” says Rued Riis. He also has a YouTube tutorial in order to help new users understand how to use it better. As mentioned before it is very useful in making presentations. This would be helpful when creating videos for Organizational presentation which could be used to earn money.
Adobe Animate is widely used to make realistic animated images and vectors. “It brings to life the essence of image manipulation.” Says Charles Olawale. It could be sold to make a lot of money. After creating you animated images you can sell it to poeple
Interview with Chatlee
“It feels good to know that you’ve gone through something and you actually doing it” She says when asked how how YouTube has helped her personally. YouTube is a very good source of income if you want to go into video content creating.