How Do I Put an Image in a Shape in Canva?

Using shapes to add images to your Canva designs is a great way to add visual interest and break up the content. Whether you want to create a logo, flyer, or poster, you can use shapes to make your design stand out.

Adding an image in a shape in Canva is easy and straightforward. First, select the shape you want to use from the left-hand side of the screen.

You can choose from various shapes such as rectangles, circles, triangles, and more. Once you’ve chosen your shape, drag it onto your design.

Once you have your shape in place, click on it to select it. Then click on “Uploads” on the left-hand side of the screen and upload the image you want to put into the shape. The image will appear in the center of your shape.

You can then adjust the size of your image by clicking on one of the corner points and dragging it until it fits perfectly inside your shape. You can also rotate your image by selecting it and then hovering over one of its corners until you see an arrow icon appear.


Once you have adjusted the size and rotation of your image, you can finish up by adding text or other elements around it to complete your design. With just a few simple steps, you can easily add images in shapes in Canva!


Adding images in shapes in Canva is a great way to make your designs stand out from the crowd. All you need to do is select a shape from the left-hand side of the screen, drag it onto your design canvas, upload an image into it, adjust its size and rotation accordingly, and then add some text or other elements around it as needed!