Draw a Creative Diagram Instantly

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To deliver wow, to do it your way and to present something that really stands out from the crowd, think about making a creative diagram like no other. Here is a perfect solution offering limitless possibilities with smart shapes and powerful functions.

For creative designers with personality, they may prefer to create diagram on their own. Here is a full-featured diagramming software that can generate creative diagrams in minutes.

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Edraw includes a series of functions allowing users to draw, combine, connect and modify shapes to gain various creative diagrams instantly. The "Fill" and "Line" options available in the toolbar will enable you to show the lines and circles exactly as you need them. Edraw is a comprehensive diagramming tool to help you visualize your ideas. You can also take advantage of many other objects available in other libraries (8000+ symbols) when drawing your diagrams.

Overview of the Basic Drawing Shapes

Firstly, let's have a look at the basic drawing shapes. After a blank drawing page is opened, the Basic Drawing Shapes library can be easily accessed.

  • Click Libraries button. ->Scroll down to choose General category. ->Move down to click title: Basic Drawing Shapes.
  • Open Basic Drawing Shapes

    The library is opened to the left of the drawing canvas. It includes a bunch of shapes like triangle, polygon, diamond, star and heart shape and so forth. Drag out the shape needed and drop it on the location you want to place it. They are by default selected.

  • Drag the selection handles to resize it. As for the Dynamic shapes, use the floating action button to modify them.
  • Almost all shapes in this library are attached with connection points. They can be connected to other shapes by Connectors, remaining connected no matter where you drag them.

    How to Draw a Creative Diagram Instantly

    Flower Template - You don't need a Lot to Get a Lot

    Seeing is believing. Let's take the Ellipse shape as an example. See how you can draw a beautiful flower with only two kinds of shape as shown by the template below. Click the picture to download its editable version.

    Flower Template

  • Drag out one circle shape. -> Drag the selection hand on the edge to the left to make it smaller. Drag out an Ellipse shape. -> Drag its selection handles inwards to decrease its size. -> Select it and duplicate seven more ellipses. ->Move them around and use Rotate & Flip tool to distribute them symmetrically.
  • Rotate & FlipModify Shapes

  • Add 8 bigger Ellipses around similarly. -> After all shapes are well positioned, select all shapes. -> Click Group to glue them together.
  • Group

  • Apply a preferable theme in Page Layout to change the diagram's overall style. For example, the diagram's style will change as the picture shows.
  • Apply Themes

    Venn Diagram Example - Simplicity Goes Well with Creativity

    To present more examples, let's take a look at one Venn diagram. Generally, a Venn diagram consists of three circles. This diagram is made distinctive by adding only one heart shape in the center and three arrow shapes around: simple and creative. This template is bout sports marketing. It will stand out from the crowd with more creative distribution and more impressive appearance.

    As you can see, being creative isn't always difficult, you just need to combine some different elements or make some simple adjustments to them. As long as you can see differently from others, you will deliver wow amazingly.

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