snow drawing tutorial

In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll show you how to use PicsArt’s drawing tools to turn any photo into a snowy scene. Follow along to pick up the technique, and then try it out on your own shots! Share your creations with the hashtag #DrawSnow.

Step 1: Open Draw

Open your image in Draw. Tap on the black square to open the Color Chooser. Select a white color and tap on the check mark to confirm.

photo edtor drawing tools

choose color

Step 2: Select Brush

Tap on the paintbrush icon. Select the seventh brush, and use the sliders to adjust the size to approximately 90 pixels and the opacity to 50%.

select paint brush

adjust brush opacity

Step 3: Draw Snow

Tap on SET to confirm. Use your finger or stylus to draw snowflakes. When you’re done, tap on the paintbrush icon again.

confirm brush settings

draw snowflakes

Step 4: Select Brush

Select the first brush, and use the sliders to bring the size down to approximately 10 pixels, with an opacity of 90%. Tap on SET to confirm.

change brush settings

set brush opacity

Step 5: Continue Drawing

Draw a second set of snowflakes. Tap on the paintbrush icon again. Select the seventh brush, bring the size up to 60 pixels, and increase the opacity up to 85%.

snowflakes drawing

higher opacity

Step 6: Confirm

Tap on SET to confirm. Draw your final set of snowflakes. Tap on the check mark to confirm.

set brush size

confirm snowflakes drawing

Step 7: Open Photo Effects Menu

Tap on OK to confirm and to open your image in the photo editor. Tap on Effect.

open photo in editor

photo effects menu

Step 8: Apply Photo Effect

Select the Cinerama Effect from the Fx section. Tap on the check mark to confirm. Save your work and share it with the hashtag #DrawSnow!

cinerama photo effect

confirm photo effect

Original #FreeToEdit image by natahell (@natahell).