Google launched on Friday (21) Canvas, an online application that allows you to make simple drawings in the style of Microsoft's famous Paint. The novelty, which is compatible with Chrome, uses the Progressive Web App (PWA) technology and runs directly from the browser, that is, there is no need to download and install anything. The tool is useful for those who need to make quick sketches on the computer.
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In the following tutorial, learn how to access and use Google's new drawing app. The procedure was carried out on the Chrome version for macOS, but the tips also apply to Windows PCs.
Canvas the Google drawing app that runs directly from the browser Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
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Step 1. In Chrome, go to the Canvas website (canvas.apps.chrome) and press the "First steps" button;
Accessing Google's drawing app for the first time Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. The Canvas editor will open. Touch the black dot to select the color of the stroke from a predetermined palette. It is possible to choose the color tone in the "custom" tab;
Changing the stroke color Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. Double click on the tool you want to use to change the line thickness and the opacity of the scratch;
Customizing stroke size and opacity Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. A pencil, pen, brush and chalk are available in addition to the eraser. Each tool has a different stroke style;
Each tool has a different layout Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. Use the arrows at the top of the document to undo and redo edits. If you want to download the image, press the button in the upper right corner and go to "Export drawing". The image is automatically saved on the PC;
Saving drawing on PC Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 6. In the upper left corner there is a home icon. It redirects the user to a gallery with all the drawings made under the same Google account;
home icon redirects user to saved drawings gallery Photo: Reproduo / TechTudo
Step 7. On the drawing gallery page, you can start a new scribble or open an image saved on the PC to draw on it.
Drawings are saved in a gallery Photo: Reproduo / TechTudo
Ready! Take advantage of tips for creating fast drawings online using the new Google app.
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