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How To Make a Gang Sheet In Canva (Simple Trick!)

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Do you want to make gang sheets but aren’t sure where to start?

I get it, designing a Gang Sheet from scratch can seem confusing and time-consuming.

But don’t sweat it, I’ve got your back!

Making gang sheets is actually super simple with Canva.

You just have to upload your images and then arrange them in the specific print layout.

And that’s it, your Gang sheet will be ready in no time.

So let me show you how to make a gang sheet In Canva quickly.

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How To Make a Gang Sheet In Canva

Below are the steps that you can follow to make a gang sheet in Canva:

1. Open Custom Design

Go to the Canva website and then from the Canva homepage, click on the ‘Create a Design’ button from the top right corner.

click on create a design button

Then click on the ‘Custom Size’ button from the left bottom corner of the new menu.

Now Canva will ask you to enter custom dimensions for your design.

enter your dimensions

Note: For this tutorial, I will be taking 22 x 24 In dimensions.

After entering your dimensions (width and height), Click on the ‘Create New Design’ button at the bottom to get directed to a blank canvas.

2. Upload Your Graphics

After getting directed to the blank canvas, it is time to upload all the graphics that you want in your gang sheet to Canva.

Click on the ‘Uploads’ button from the left sidebar and then on the ‘Uploads Files’ button. Now select the image that you want to upload from your computer.

click on uploads button

Once the image is uploaded, it will be shown under your upload library.

Note: follow the same process repeatedly to upload as many images as you want to add to your gang sheet.

3. Create a Gang Sheet

Once you have all your images in your upload library, it is time to arrange them to form a gang sheet.

Start by clicking on one image to add it to your design. Then double-click it to crop all the empty spaces around your graphic.

crop your image

After double-clicking on the image, you will get a boundary box around it. Now drag the corners of the boundary box closer to the image to cut all the empty spaces.

Crop all the empty spaces till the edges of your graphics are touching the lines of your boundary box. And then click anywhere on the screen to get the design back to normal.

Cropping the empty spaces of the images is very important to get the exact measurement of the graphic.

resize the image

Now drag one corner of the image outwards or inwards to make your image bigger or smaller in size.

While dragging the image, you will see a black box showing you the measurement of the image.

For example, I want an image with a width:12. So, I will drag the image inwards until I get the w: 12 measurements on the black box.

drag the image to its place

After resizing the image at your convenience, now drag the image to its respective position.

If you are placing the image on the corner of the gang sheet, like me then make sure to leave some space at the boundaries.

But what if an image is too big to fit horizontally in a place?

rotate the image

Then use the ‘Rotate’ icon from the bottom of the image to rotate it vertically and then drag it to the respective place.

Note: Follow the same process to add, crop, resize and then arrange all the images on your gang sheet.

final gang sheet

4. Export Your Design

Once you are done making your gang sheet, click on the ‘Share’ button from the right top corner of the screen and on the ‘Download’ button to open the download settings.

click on share button

Now set your file type to PNG and then drag the ‘Size’ slider all the way towards the right-hand side.

download your design

Then check the ‘Transparent Background‘ box and lastly click on ‘Download‘ at the end.

FAQ- How To Make a Gang Sheet In Canva

Here are a few frequently asked questions:

How Many Pictures Can You Fit On a Gang Sheet?

How many pictures you can fit on a gang sheet depends mainly upon the size of your gang sheet and your images.

There is no fixed number of pictures that can fit in a gang sheet. You just have to add the images, resize and then place them in their position to know the exact number.

What Does It Mean To Gang an Image?

Gang an image means positioning multiple images in a specific layout on one sheet to save ink, time, and paper.

Ganging images makes the process of printing much easier and more effective.

Before You Leave

Making gang sheets in Canva is super easy once you get the hang of it.

Just upload your images, crop empty spaces, resize, and arrange everything neatly.

Making your own gang sheets can save you time and money compared to ordering pre-made ones.

A few last tips: be sure to use high-quality images for the best print quality. And don’t be afraid to experiment with different layouts until you find one that you really like.

I hope these tips help you design an awesome gang sheet!

Comment below if you have any other questions.

Now get creating!

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