Draw and sketch

Draw and sketch

Your browser does not support video. Install Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash Player, or Internet Explorer 9.

Try it!

Draw or sketch in OneNote to bring your notes to life.

Draw in your notebook

  1. Select Draw and select a Pen, Pencil, or Highlighter to use.

  2. Once you've selected what you want, select the downward-facing arrow.

  3. Select the pen's thickness.

  4. Select a color, or select More Colors to find a custom hue.

Turn off drawing mode

  • To cancel drawing mode, press Esc.

Want more?

Basic tasks in OneNote for Windows 10

Write notes and draw in OneNote for Windows 10

Stay a step ahead with Microsoft 365

Need more help?

Expand your Office skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.