Create drawings with Canvas

You can create your own designs with Canvas. Your drawings are synced to your Google account, so you can get to them from your Chrome browser

Tip: Canvas works best with Chromebooks, Chromebases, and Chromeboxes.

Create a drawing

  1. In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher  and then Up arrow .
  2. Open Canvas .
  3. At the top left, choose what you want to draw on:
    • To draw on a blank canvas, select New drawing.
    • To draw on a background, select New from image.

Share your drawing

  1. In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher  and then Up arrow .
  2. Open Canvas .
  3. Select the drawing you want to export.
  4. At the top right, select More  .
  5. Select Save as image.
  6. To open the drawing in your Downloads folder, select Show in folder.

Fix problems using Canvas

If you have trouble with Canvas and are taken back to the sign-in screen, check that your settings and extensions allow Google cookies on https://canvas.apps.chrome.

Tip: If you use your Chromebook for work or school, you may be unable to sign in to the Canvas app with your Workspace account. For more info, contact your administrator. If you’re an administrator, learn how to manage access to services that aren’t controlled individually.
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