How to Change Your Canvas Size in Adobe Illustrator | Designs By Miss Mandee

How to Change Your Canvas Size in Adobe Illustrator

It’s that time again—time for another video tutorial! Today I’m sharing a quick tip for all you designers (or aspiring designers) out there. Learn how to change your canvas size in Adobe Illustrator.

How to Change Your Canvas Size in Adobe Illustrator

If you’ve ever opened a new document in Illustrator, you’re probably aware of most of the set up options. But the parameters you set for your document don’t have to be engraved in stone! Fortunately, if you change your mind and need to make alterations to your artboard after you’ve started, you can.

The main tools you will be using:

Document Setup

 

Artboard Tool

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If you enjoyed this, be sure to check some of my other Adobe Illustrator tutorials. As a designer, I use Adobe Illustrator to create all of the designs you see on my site, and I absolutely love it!

I remember the days when I use to realize part-way through a design that it would work better in landscape, or that I needed to switch to pixels instead of inches. And, because I didn’t know any better, I would open up a brand new document and set everything up again from scratch.

I hoped you’ve enjoyed my little tutorial on how to change your canvas size in Adobe Illustrator. Maybe you figured out all of these tricks sooner than I did; but if not, then perhaps this video has been of use to you, and this knowledge can save you precious design time in the future!

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