How to Make Star Wars Font in Canva [A 2024 Guide]

| | April 4, 2024
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The Star Wars franchise has been captivating fans for many years, and one of the most recognizable aspects of the series is its iconic opening crawl with the memorable yellow text.

The famous yellow crawl, the clashing lightsabers, and the epic soundtrack of Star Wars all work together to whisk us off to a distant galaxy.

And what better way to capture that feeling in your Canva designs than with text that echoes the movie's signature style?

Canva doesn't offer the exact Star Wars font. But, we can achieve a close approximation using a combination of font selection, effects, and color.

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to make that iconic Star Wars font in Canva so you can give your a touch of cosmic style to your designs.

Let's get started.

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Star Wars Font in Canva

How to Make Star Wars Font in Canva?

Below I have mentioned the step-by-step process to create a design similar to the Star Wars font.

Step 1: Create a New Design in Canva

First, you need to log in to your Canva account. If you don't yet have an account, you can sign up for free by visiting this link - https://canva.com.

After log in to your account, click on Create a design and select a design from the suggestions. You can also search for your designs using the search bar.

For this tutorial, I have selected the Instagram Post (Square) design. See the below screenshot.

Canva Instagram Post Design

As we click on the Instagram Post (Square), we will be taken to the Canva Editor where we will try to create a design similar to Star Wars.

Below you can see the Canva Editor where we have our blank Instagram Post design.

Instagram Post in Canva Editor

Next, we will select a background image for our design.

Step 2: Change the Background Color

To change the background color, select the design and click on Background color at the top. Now, Canva will offer several colors that you can choose as the background color of your design.

Below, you can see that I have chosen the black color. As you click on any color, it will be automatically applied on your design.

Star Wars Background Color

Next, we will add a text box in our design and add the text - Star Wars.

Step 3: Add a Text

To add a text, click on Text from the left and again click on Add a text box as shown below.

You can see that a text box with the text - Your paragraph text, has been added to your design.

Add Text Star Wars

Change the text - Your paragraph text to Star Wars as shown below. You can also add two text boxes: one for the text - Star, and another for the text - Wars.

Now increase the size of the text according to the design and position it to the center of your design.

Star Wars Text

Next, we will apply a font to our text so that it closely resembles the Star Wars font.

Step 4: Apply the Font

To apply a font to your text, select your text and click on the font menu at the top and search for you font as shown below.

In the below screenshot, you can see that I have searched for the font - Livvic, and selected its Bold type.

Livvic Bold Font in Canva

After selecting the font, next, we will apply a color to our text that follows the Star Wars font color.

Step 5: Change the Font Color

To apply a color to the text, select your text and click on Text Color located at the top and input your text color in the search box.

For example, I have entered the color code #FFE81F which is similar to the Star Wars font color.

Star Wars Text Color

After entering the color, it will be automatically applied to your selected text as shown above.

Step 6: Apply Hollow Text Effect

In this step, we will apply hollow effect to our text as seen in the Star Wars font. 

Select your text then click on Effects located at the top and click on Hollow on the left.

A hollow effect will be automatically applied to your selected text as shown below.

Hollow Text Effect

This is how you can make Star Wars font in Canva.

Star Wars font on Canva

You can also experiment with different fonts in Canva that closely follow the Star Wars font. Some other similar fonts you can try on Canva are Archive, Garet Extra Bold, and Cubao Wide.

And another popular font that are available on sites like dafont is Star Jedi. This font is almost similar to the Star Wars fonts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is Canva? 

Answer. Canva is a graphic design platform that allows users to create various designs such as social media graphics, presentations, posters, and more. It offers a user-friendly interface with a wide range of design elements.

Q2. Does Canva have a Star Wars font?

Answer. No, Canva doesn't offer the exact Star Wars font. However, you can try the fonts covered in this tutorial to make a similar design on Canva.

Q2. How can I create Star Wars font in Canva? 

Answer. To create Star Wars font, you can use the font like Livvic, Archive, Star Jedi, and others, and apply the font color as #FFE81F and also apply the hollow effect as described above.

Q4. Are there any design tips for using the fonts similar to Star Wars font? 

Answer. Consider incorporating the Star Wars font into designs related to sci-fi, space, or themed events. Additionally, experiment with various color combinations and effects to enhance the visual impact of the text.

Q5. Is it possible to download or export the Star Wars font created in Canva for external use? 

Answer. Yes, once you've created the Star Wars font in Canva, you can download or export it in various formats such as PNG or PDF. Then, you can use it for external use in other design software or projects. However, you must read their copyright restrictions and licenses to avoid any legal issues.

Wrapping Up

Though Canva doesn't offer the Star Wars font in its library, but by following the steps covered in this tutorial, you can easily incorporate that iconic Star Wars effects into your designs. 

I hope you found this tutorial on how to make Star Wars font in Canva helpful. If you've liked this tutorial, please share it with your friends on social media.

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Mamta Choudhary

Mamta Choudhary is the co-founder of Technicalwall.com. She is an expert content writer and is a skilled graphic designer. She mainly write tutorial articles on various software and tools including graphic designing tools like Canva, and others.