Create your own Cartoons and Comics using our New Speech Bubbles Feature in DrawPad
To get started creating your own cartoon, you will need:
Now that you’re ready, it’s time to get creative!
To create a cartoon using DrawPad Graphic Design Software, open the program and select ‘New Project‘. Optionally, select the ‘Advanced‘ option if you wish to enter specific dimensions for your project.
Create the setting for your cartoon
Select the background color and start gathering the image assets to create the context for your cartoon.
Download icons, silhouettes and more from the included Clipart library in DrawPad, or,
If you are feeling artistic, draw or sketch using the wide variety of drawing tools available – Pen, Pencil, Brush, Marker, Crayon, Spray Paint and set shapes. Each tool can further be customized to suit your requirements.
For example, the brush tool includes options such as color, brush size, softness and smoothing in the properties panel. With shapes, you can set the fill to use one of the included patterns.
Once you have all of of the pieces ready, arrange them using drag and drop to create the setting for your comic or cartoon.
Add in the characters
Add, import, draw or sketch the characters for your cartoon.
Add Speech Bubbles
Use DrawPad’s newest feature Speech Bubbles to add narratives for the characters. The speech bubble can be added using the ‘Bubble’ option under the ‘Home’ Tab.
Before drawing your speech bubble, adjust the settings in the Bubble Options panel on the right. Select the size of the speech bubble border, the direction the callout is pointing and whether the callout is on the right or the left of the speech bubble.
The Clipart library also includes a variety of speech bubble styles. The only drawback being that they are not as easy to customize.
Add Text in the speech bubbles
Use the text tool to add your narration to the speech bubbles.
Share your Cartoon or Comic
After following these simple steps, you will have a cartoon or comic that you will be excited to share with your friends, family and the world. Share it via email, social media or order a professional print.
The options are as endless as your imagination.