Learn HTML5 Canvas Drawing with JavaScript in 1 hour

person icon Laurence Svekis

Learn HTML5 Canvas Drawing with JavaScript in 1 hour

Explore how you can use JavaScript to draw on HTML5 element make interactive drawing application download and save image

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Laurence Svekis

architecture icon Development,Programming Languages,Javascript


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Course Description

The Canvas API provides a means for drawing graphics via JavaScript and the HTML <canvas> element.  This course covers using JavaScript to apply drawing to the canvas element.  How to get started with an easy to follow approach demonstrating the syntax as well as providing engaging opportunities to try the code.  After demonstrations of the canvas element and how to draw on it with JavaScript the course will show you how to create an interactive drawing tool that the web user can use to draw, selecting colors and pencil width.   Freely draw whatever you want and then download it as an image to your computer.   All JavaScript front end code.

Course is designed to highlight using JavaScript  - JavaScript IS A Prerequisite TO THIS COURSE *****Beginner JavaScript knowledge is required ***** as the course covers only JavaScript relevant to the canvas element and drawing on the canvas element will be covered. Also HTML and CSS knowledge is essential as scope of this course is all JavaScript focused.  

No libraries, no shortcuts just learning JavaScript making it DYNAMIC and INTERACTIVE web application.

Course Covers

  • Basics of HTML5 Canvas

  • Selecting and ready to draw

  • How to draw on Canvas

  • Output text content onto canvas

  • Creating a happy face on Canvas

  • Setting and using images

  • Drawing Project for canvas

  • Download save and clear content

  • All this and more

Step by step learning with all steps included.

Try it now you have nothing to lose, comes with a 30 day money back guarantee.  

Start building your own version of the application today!!!!

Who this course is for:

  • web developers
  • Web masters
  • Anyone who creates web content
  • JavaScript coders who want to learn more about HTML5 canvas drawing


What will you learn in this course:

  • Drawing using JavaScript on HTML5 Canavas element
  • Basic syntax needed to draw on canvas
  • Creating a drawing mini application from scratch
  • use of JavaScript to interact with canvas element


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Core JavaScript knowledge
  • Computer access
  • Setup of web developer environment
Learn HTML5 Canvas Drawing with JavaScript in 1 hour


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

14 Lectures
  • play icon HTML5 Canvas Introduction with JavaScript 02:05 02:05
  • play icon Developer Setup Introduction 02:47 02:47
  • play icon Basics of Canvas 03:48 03:48
  • play icon Canvas Dimensions 03:33 03:33
  • play icon Drawing Shapes with JavaScript 06:31 06:31
  • play icon Drawing Arc 07:45 07:45
  • play icon Canvas adding Text 01:51 01:51
  • play icon Images in Canvas 02:49 02:49
  • play icon Back to HTML create download link for image 05:09 05:09
  • play icon Canvas Drawer Project setup 09:57 09:57
  • play icon Canvas Commands Project Dashboard 04:13 04:13
  • play icon Project functions Save and Clear Image 05:40 05:40
  • play icon Project Code Review 05:44 05:44
  • play icon File Resources

Instructor Details

Laurence Svekis

Laurence Svekis

Instructor, GDE, Application Developer

I'm here to help you learn, achieve your dreams, come join me on this amazing adventure today
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Providing Web development courses and digital marketing strategy courses since 2002.

Innovative technology expert with a wide range of real world experience. Providing Smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses.

"I have a passion for anything digital technology related, enjoy programming and the challenge of developing successful digital experiences. As an experienced developer, I created my first computer applications in 1990, and my first website in 1998.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and want to help you share in the wonderful opportunities that the internet provides."

"Learning, understanding with a strong passion for education.  The internet has provided us with new opportunities to expand and share knowledge."

Want to learn more about becoming a web developer, do you want to experience the freedom that technology provides for us? Learn how to bring amazing things to life online.  Technology connects us all in many ways.  It opens up doors to those who embrace it and learn how to make those connections real.

"My courses are designed to help you achieve your goals, learn and update skills"

Background : An experienced web application developer, having worked on multiple enterprise level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions and many unique and innovative web applications.  Web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL. Anything to do with web creation and digital experience. Passionate about everything to do with web application development, programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO. 

"Understanding technology provides a means to better connect with users.  It also opens so many doors.   Knowledge is the key to success and I want to help you experience what technology has to offer. I'm passionate about web technologies, and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with you!"

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