Once and element has been added to the canvas, whether text or artwork, it can be moved, scaled (sized), and skewed.
For a demonstration, lets add text to the canvas using the Logo Designer app under Graphics Tools in the left admin menu.
Click "New Design", and then click the "Add Text" button. Make sure that the text color is different than the canvas color and type some text.
Once the text is added, just click on it directly to select it. You can alternatively select it b selecting it's corresponding layer on the Design Layers tool palette.
Once selected, you can move the text by hovering your mouse over the middle of the artwork until the move symbol is shown, which looks sort of like a "plus" sign, but with small arrow at either ends of the lines.
Once you see this symbol, you can then click your mouse and drag it to move the element.
To scale the artwork (without changing the correct aspect ratio and distorting the image), hover over one of the small squares in the (four) corners around the artwork. You will then see the "Scale" symbol, which is a diagonal line with a small arrowhead on either end.
Once you see this symbol, you can then click your mouse and drag it to scale the element without changing the aspect ratio (not distorting it).
To scale just the height or width of an object, keeping in mind that this will change the aspect ratio of the image and distorting it, just do the following:
Hover over one of the small center squares at the top, bottom, left, or right of the element until you see the "Scale Vertically" or "Scale Horizontally" symbols.
Once you see this symbol, you can then click your mouse and drag it in the direction of the symbol to scale horizontally or vertically, depending on whether you selected a bottom or top square for vertical scaling or a left or right center square for horizontal scaling.
For Logos, many times, italics is not enabled on the font or the angle is not exactly the way that you want. In this case, you will want to "Skew" the graphic.
The skew the graphic, hover right below the bottom of the graphic until the "Skew" symbol is shown. The skew symbol has two parallel horizontal lines.
Once you see the skew symbol, you can then click your mouse and drag it horizontally to skew the graphic until you have the angle that you want.