How to use Google Drawing to create a postcard

Google Drawing is part of Google Drive. It is a powerful image creator and editor with a myriad of uses which include creating a chart or diagram to add to another file and painting an image. Google Drawing is great to use in the classroom. Here are just a few uses:

  • Create, share, and edit drawings online
  • Edit drawings online in real time with anyone you choose, and invite others to view your edits in real time. 
  • Chat with others who are editing your drawing, from within the drawings editor. 
  • Publish drawings online to the world as images, or download them in standard formats.
  • Insert text, shapes, arrows, scribbles, and images from your hard drive or from the Web.
  • Lay out drawings precisely with alignment guides, snap to grid, and auto distribution.
  • Insert drawings into other Google documents, spreadsheets, or presentations using the web clipboard, then tweak them inline.

Here is a step-by-step guide to using Google Drawing. The topic chosen for the demonstration is how to create a postcard.

‘Use Google Draw to create a postcard’ by Fiona Beal from Schoolnet SA

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