Tap and hold the Ruler icon at the bottom of the taskbar to open the Drawing Aids menu.
Shapes in Adobe Fresco
- Adobe Fresco User Guide
- What's new in Adobe Fresco
- What is Adobe Fresco
- System requirements for Adobe Fresco
- Release notes for Adobe Fresco
- Adobe Fresco on the iPhone
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Adobe Fresco | Common questions
- Get started with the user interface
- Upgrade to a paid plan of Adobe Fresco
- Upgrade storage for Adobe Fresco
- Supported features on iPad and Windows devices
- Draw, paint, animate, and share
- Shapes in Adobe Fresco
- Mixer brushes
- Pixel brushes
- Ribbon brushes
- Live brushes
- Adjust pressure curve on stylus
- Vector brushes
- Free Transform tool
- Apply motion to artwork
- Magic Wand tool
- Smudge tool
- Liquify tool
- Add and modify text
- Publish, export, and share
- Layer masks
- Access Creative Cloud libraries in Fresco
- Add your own font
- Grids alignment
- Adobe Fresco and Creative Cloud apps
- Cloud documents
- Examples, Ideas, and Inspirations
Learn how to add basic shapes, and Adobe Capture shapes from Creative Cloud Libraries, to your artwork in Fresco.
Using drawing aids, trace basic shapes like circles, squares, and polygons, or fill them with paint:
To resize a drawing aid, tap the nudge iconbelow it.
Trace an outline:
Pick a brush and draw along the shape's edges to trace an outline. You can use all types of brushes to draw outlines.
Select the Paint Bucket tool. Tap inside the shape to fill it; tap outside it to fill the canvas area outside. You can choose Vector or Pixel fills.
Take the in-app tour of drawing aids. From the Home screen, select Learn, and open the tutorial Introduction to Drawing aids.
You can also draw, scale, rotate and refine any basic shape by holding your stylus or finger at the end of the stroke to create a perfectly symmetrical shape effortlessly.
To enable Snap to shape, Tap App Settings and select Input > Snap to shape.
New to Adobe Capture?
You can use your mobile device to capture a shape using Adobe Capture. The captured shape is saved as an SVG file in Creative Cloud Libraries. Learn app basics.
Your Adobe Capture shapes load automatically in the Shapes panel libraries.
To add Adobe Capture shapes to your artwork:
- Tap the Shapes icon in the toolbar to open the Shapes panel. By default, the thumbnail area displays the last four shapes used by you.
- Tap Your Library to view the shapes from Capture and select the shape you want to add.
- Tap the shape to place it on the canvas. Use Fill, Erase, Mask, or Select action to modify it.
Use actions to modify Capture shapes
You can use Fill, Erase, Mask, or Select actions to modify Capture shapes. Fill solid color, or make a selection and paint with a brush texture. These shapes can also be used to create masks over other fills and strokes.
Watch the video to understand how to use fill and erase actions in Capture shapes.
Watch the video to understand how to use select action in Capture shapes.
Watch the video to understand how to use mask action in Capture shapes.
For more information on actions like Fill, Mask, Erase, and Select, see Getting started with the user interface.
You can discover and follow popular libraries of comic, typographic, and floral shapes, and use them:
- Tap Shapes in the toolbar to open the Shapes panel.
- Tap at the bottom of the panel.
- Tap Discover new shapes.
- Discover and follow libraries, and then tap Done. Find them in your list of libraries in the Shapes panel, and add them to your artwork.
Talk to us
If you have a question to ask or an idea to share, we would love to hear from you. Share your thoughts with the Adobe Fresco Community.