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 anywhere.

Note: You can also open Canvas from your Chrome browser

Create a drawing

  1. In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher Launcher and then Up arrow Up arrow.
  2. Open Canvas Canvas.
  3. At the top left, choose what you would like 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 Launcher and then Up arrow Up arrow.
  2. Open Canvas Canvas.
  3. Select the drawing you would like to export.
  4. At the top right, select More  More.
  5. Select Export drawing.
  6. To open the drawing in your Downloads folder, select Show in Folder.

Change a brush’s size or transparency

  1. In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher Launcher and then Up arrow Up arrow.
  2. Open Canvas Canvas.
  3. Open a drawing or create a new one.
  4. On the left, select the drawing tool you want to draw with.
  5. To change the size or opacity, select the tool again.

Fix problems using Canvas

If you are having trouble using Canvas and keep being taken back to the sign-in screen, please check that your settings and extensions are not blocking Google cookies on https://canvas.apps.chrome.

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