Using Google Drawings to Create a Digital Mosaic

Digital mosaics can be done in many different ways with various tools and programmes. This article will look at one of the simplest ways to do digital mosaics. Using google drawings is a perfect way to get started when looking at creating mosaics as a hobby.

Google drawings can be used for almost any creative project involving designs and colours. It’s available both as a web app and a desktop app on Chrome. It’s not intended for use as a mosaic creator but rather for diagram edits, wireframes, and to create flowcharts. It can be downloaded or used online for any design or creative project.

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The first step in creating a perfect digital mosaic with Google drawings is to find the perfect photo or image to transform into a mosaic. It is suggested that the photo should have colours that stand out. This can be edited once the image is uploaded to Google drawings if the desired image does not have a lot of colours. The image should be uploaded to a blank Google drawing page.

The 2nd step will be to use the shape or polyline tool to create small figures and shapes where specific colour schemes are located on the photo. It’s important to change the colours of the inside and outer lines of the picture. This will help to be able to leave spaces between all the shapes. Having overlapping shapes will ruin the mosaic as the patterns will not fit in.

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Going through different backgrounds for the mosaic is a useful way to get the colours to stand out even more. Using Google drawings for the first time may be time-consuming but soon as the person gets used to the idea and how the programme works, things will go faster each time.

The mosaics can then easily be printed and used in frames or as posters.

Using only these two steps with guidelines shows just how easy it is to use Google drawings for digital mosaics. Google drawings can be used for many artistic designs and proposals.