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Photo Editing

How to Draw on Photo: 7 Free Cool Ideas For Custom Designs

May 6, 2021 · 3 minutes read

It’s true what people say — a picture really does say a thousand words, but sometimes you actually need the words. With the YouCam Perfect app, you can actually say those words and much more by drawing right on your photos. You can write words, draw doodles, and mark up your image to your heart’s content

Having a text editor like YouCam Perfect — one of the best photo editing apps — allows you to create memes, add emphasis on a photo, or add in caricatures wherever you please. If drawing on photos is a skill you’ve always wanted to master, read on.

How to Draw on a Photo in YouCam Perfect

To begin drawing on your photo with the YouCam Perfect app, start by uploading the picture you’d like to mark up. Then, tap “Edit” and navigate over to “Brush.” From there, you can choose from many different styles of lines, select the color you’d like to use, and then resize the width of your brush. Remember, you can always erase your doodles using the “Erase” tool to get the exact custom look you’re after. Now you can begin drawing.

To add the extra touch with a combination of drawing and text, use YouCam Perfect’s built-in text editor. Scroll over to “Text” and the endless array of options are before you. You can change the text’s color, resize it to fit your photo, adjust the alignment, and look through the many available font options.

It might seem overwhelming to have such a large blank canvas in front of you, but the important thing is to just channel your inner doodler and let your imagination and creativity take you where it wants to go. If you’re still not sure where to get started, read on for our favorite ideas to get you started.

7 Cool Ideas to Try in YouCam Perfect App to Draw on Photos

If you’re still struggling to get those creative juices flowing, have no fear! We’re sharing seven cool ideas you can try yourself to spruce up your photos. Don’t feel limited by just one — you can really take your image to the next level by combining two or more of them together for a truly unique creation.

#1. Add Fun Text to Your Photos

For a picture that begs for some additional thoughts and text, consider drawing a thought bubble and then using the YouCam Perfect text editing feature to share a quote that goes with your image. When you can’t help but add in some words of your own, type out a simple message or even use your favorite song lyric.

#2. Change Background Color of Your Photos

To stretch your creativity a little bit more, test out your graffiti skills and add some fun, whimsical accents in bold colors to your background. You can even get original with patterns and accent shapes alongside.

#3. Create Negative Space Drawing

If you’d like to take advantage of the background in your photo, try using the eraser tool to create negative drawing designs. You can even make both positive and negative spaces with the brush and eraser tools.

#4. Draw Outlines on Photos

To accentuate a person or object in your photo, simply add an outline in a coordinating color. It might seem counterintuitive, but sometimes adding a little fun to your image is as simple as outlining the subject matter in your photo!

#5. Smile Simple

Another fun photo accent strategy is to keep it simple with a heart or a smiley face.

#6. Doodle on Photos

And when other effects or emojis just won’t do, DIY a drawing with the doodle option. While you can use the text editing feature in the YouCam Perfect app, you can also handwrite your notes. Putting your handwriting to use and writing your message by hand is a great way to add a personal touch to any image.

#7. Draw Creatively on Photos

Lastly, try freehanding it! Don’t follow any conventional rules or guidelines — just let the doodle take you anywhere and see what creative journey you’ll embark upon today.

Download YouCam Perfect: Your Go-to Photo Editor

No matter what custom drawing you decide to try on your photo, the good news is that you can start drawing on photos, adding animations, doing a double exposure, and so much more, with the YouCam Perfect app.

Just download the YouCam Perfect app for either iOS or Android today to get started on your custom creation.

Want to get more photo editing tips and tricks? Subscribe to the YouCam Perfect YouTube channel, and follow us on Instagram for creative editing ideas and awesome selfie tips!

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