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How Do I Overlay Two Images in Canva?

Last updated on December 28, 2022 @ 6:45 am

There are many ways to overlay two images in Canva, but the most common and easiest way is to use the Image Overlay tool.

To start, open Canva and sign in. Then, click on the ‘Create a design’ button and select the ‘Use custom dimensions’ option. Enter your desired width and height, then click on the ‘Create new design’ button.

Create a custom design size in Canva

Once your design is open, click on the ‘Uploads’ tab in the editor sidebar and select the first image you wish to upload. Click on the ‘Add to canvas’ button once your image is uploaded.

Upload first image in Canva

Next, click on the ‘Tools’ tab and select the ‘Image overlay’ tool. Then, click on your first image on the canvas and drag it to the desired position. If the overlay tool doesn’t appear, you can use the background remover as an alternative.

Use the background remover instead Canva

Finally, select the second image you wish to overlay and drag it onto your first image.

Two images overlayed successfully

PRO TIP: If you are not careful, you may end up with two images that are not properly aligned. Make sure to check the alignment of your images before finalizing your design.

Conclusion: Overlaying two images in Canva is a simple process that anyone can do with just a few clicks.

Madison Geldart

Madison Geldart

Cloud infrastructure engineer and tech mess solver.