In order to learn all there is to know about this drawing program, open
the Microsoft Tutorial page below. Do not save this to your folder.
Practice using the different tools mentioned on this page in order to gain
a better understanding of how to complete the assignments below.
Now that you have the basics, lets
have some fun!!!!!!!
- Open Microsoft Paint
- Set your canvas size
to 800 pixels wide by 600 pixels high. (Click on image on your
standard toolbar then choose attributes.)
- The first thing we
will try is designing your name using different features in the
program. Don't be afraid to try different things. Remember that if you
make a mistake, use the Edit, then undo button. This will allow you to
erase the last function you performed.
- To enter your name,
click on the button that displays the letter A.
- While holding the
left mouse button down, drag to open your text box on the canvas. A
text dialog box will open. First assign the font size to 72, then type your first and last name.
- Set the font style
to either stencil, impact, albertus extra
bold, or any style that reflects a wide and full appearance which will
allow you more room to paint. Use the zoom key to make intricate
details. Make sure all opening are closed or your color will bleed
onto your canvas. An example of this activity is shown below.
- Save it to your
folder as My Name.
Now that you have all the features figured out you will now design a
house similar to the one below. Make sure to use all your tools to get the
look you want (example: using Paints Airbrush for smoke, clouds, flowers,