How to Create Eye-Catching Halloween Graphics

It’s Halloween season, so let’s craft spooky and fun visuals in celebration of the holiday

Marie Ennis-O'Connor


You don’t need to be a graphic artist to make eye-catching Halloween graphics. Canva’s user-friendly design platform makes it easy.

This step-by-step guide simplifies the process, allowing anyone to create engaging visuals for the spookiest time of the year.

Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Halloween Graphics

1. Accessing Canva

Begin by accessing Canva’s website and creating an account if you haven’t already. The platform offers a range of features, with the free version being robust enough to create your Halloween design.

2. Click on “Create a design”

You can search Templates to find a Halloween graphic or go straight to a design template sized for your favourite social channel. I’ll choose a Facebook post for this.and opt for “Custom dimensions.”

Choose a Spooky Background

Navigate to the “Design” tab on the left sidebar and explore the Halloween-themed backgrounds.

3. Incorporating Graphic Elements

Click on “Elements” and explore “Illustrations” or “Icons.” Search for Halloween-centric elements such as pumpkins, bats, ghosts, witches, or other spooky icons. Pick and place these elements onto your design.

4. Adding Text