Create an in-painting tour

With in-painting tours, users can navigate across the features of a painting and learn more about its stories and hidden details. This type of exhibit can only contain a single image.

To get started:

  1. Click Create new exhibit in the Exhibits manager to open the exhibit editor.
  2. Click Details above the exhibit editor.
  3. Tick the "Enable playback" box underneath “In-Painting Tour Configuration".
  4. Click Save.
  5. Select the image you would like to give an in-painting tour of by clicking Search for items to create and share exhibits. 
  6. Find the item you would like to include in your exhibit, and drag and drop it onto the drawer. This cannot be a Street View or video.
  7. Click Back to exhibit.
  8. Customize your title page by dragging your chosen image from the items drawer onto the title page. 
  9. Enter a title and brief description that lets the user know what your in-painting tour is about.

Adding imagery

Select which detail of the painting you want to focus on:

  1. Drag the image into a new panel. Click Edit below the panel.
  2. Zoom on the detail you would like the user to focus on, by using the zoom slider and dragging the image to the correct position.
  3. Click the Text option and add information that gives context about the particular detail you are highlighting.
  4. Set the panel to immersive layout.
  5. Click on the arrow on the top left to go back to the exhibit editor.
  6. Create new panels and zooms for as many details as you want to highlight.
Note: You cannot add an audio or video caption

Completing your exhibit

Once you have completed your in-painting tour, click Mark as complete at the top right of the exhibit editor. Let your partner manager know that your exhibit is ready.

Find out how to add translations.

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