What is Google Drawings?

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Accessing Google Drawings

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sign in to your Google Account
  • Go to drawings.google.com

Creating a Google Drawing

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  • New drawings start with a transparent background
  • Resize the canvas by clicking and dragging on the bottom right corner

Adding shapes, text, Word art,
and images

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  • Use the shape tool to add circles, squares, or other shapes
  • Add text with a text box and edit it using format options
  • Create stylized text with Word art
  • Change the color of shapes and Word art with the fill tool
  • Insert images from Google Drive, your computer, the Internet, or your camera

Creating different types of
Google Drawings

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Use Drawings to create all kinds of helpful classroom visuals:

  • Venn Diagrams
  • Fill-in-the-blank images

Sharing a Google Drawing

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Click Share
  • Add an email address

Downloading a Google Drawing

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Download a Drawing as a PDF, JPEG, PNG, or SVG
  • Insert a Drawing into emails, Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, Sites, and more

Reviewing the Basics

Google Drawings

Now that we've gone over some of the basics of Google Drawings, let's review.

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Reviewing the Basics

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1: Choose the correct order for adding and coloring Word art in a drawing.

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Sorry, that's incorrect.
The correct steps for adding and coloring Word art in a drawing are:

  • 1.  Insert menu
    2.  Word art
    3.  Type in your text
    4.  Paint bucket (fill color)
    5.  Select a color
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2. Google Drawings is perfect for the creation of _____. Check all that apply.

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Whoops, that's incorrect.
Google Drawings is perfect for creating all of these materials (and more):

  • Infographics
  • Digital posters
  • Newsletters
  • Graphic organizers
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3. True or False: Lines, shapes, images, Word art, and text boxes can all be inserted into a Google Drawing.

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Sorry, the correct answer is True.

You can insert lines, shapes, images, Word art,
and text boxes into a Google Drawing.

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4. Google Drawings cannot be downloaded as which type of file?

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Incorrect.

You cannot download a Google Drawing as a GIF. However, you can download Google Drawings as JPEGs, PNGs,
or Vector Graphics.

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5. True or False: Drawings can be inserted into other Google tools like Google Slides, Google Docs, and Google Classroom.

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Sorry, the correct answer is True.

Google Drawings can be inserted into other Google tools like Slides, Docs, Classroom, and others.

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Great job! Now you know the basics of Google Drawings.

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HERE'S WHAT YOU LEARNED TODAY:

  • What Google Drawings is
  • How to access Google Drawings
  • How to create a Google Drawing
  • How to add shapes, text, Word art, and images
  • What types of Google Drawings you can create
  • How to share and download a Google Drawing

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