Build A Drawing App/Paint App With Tkinter and Python

person icon Rohit Dharaviya

Build A Drawing App/Paint App With Tkinter and Python

Build a Paint App with Python and Tkinter in the easiest way!

updated on icon Updated on Oct, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Rohit Dharaviya

architecture icon Development,Software Engineering,TKINTER

Lectures -49

Duration -5 hours


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Course Description

Welcome to the "Build A Drawing App/Paint App With Tkinter and Python" course, a Tkinter is the standard Python interface for developing GUI. Python with Tkinter is the fastest and easiest way to create GUI applications.

In this course first, you will learn about Tkinter widgets that we will use in our application. You will learn how to use widgets, how to customize them, how to change their properties, and a lot more, additionally we will also learn how to handle keyboard and mouse events in canvas and we will see how to move objects using a keyboard and mouse.

I will start by helping you to get your setup done, which includes Python, pip, and, PyCharm IDE installation

Then after I will teach you how to make GUI for the drawing/paint app in Python using Tkinter and then we will integrate the functionality.

You will be surprised just how quickly you can create any GUIs.

Throughout the course, we will be building out a Paint/Drawing app.

We are going to learn about

  • How to draw shapes like lines, rectangles, squares, arcs, ovals, circles & polygons on canvas.
  • How to create simple 2D animations in canvas
  • How to change the color of the canvas and the brush
  • How to change the type and the size of the brush
  • How to add undo facility to delete the shape which we had added recently
  • How to add erase functionality
  • How to fill color in created shapes
  • How to save our drawing as an image

In the end, I will show you how to package your app as a .exe file that you can share with others!

So what are you waiting for? Let's start creating a Paint/Drawing App with Python now.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Tkinter Python GUI Development
  • How to build a drawing/paint app with Tkinter and Python
  • How to handle keyboard and mouse events in the Tkinter app
  • How to work with canvas widget and how to draw different shapes in the canvas widget
  • How to create 2D Animations in canvas
  • Integrate all functionalities of a paint app


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • A computer system with an internet connection
  • You should have a basic understanding of the Python Programming Language
Build A Drawing App/Paint App With Tkinter and Python


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

Whare you are you going to learn?
1 Lectures
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Let`s make your Setup Ready
4 Lectures
Tkinter Widgets Needed to make a Paint App
12 Lectures
Canvas widget & 2D Animations
8 Lectures
Keboard & Mouse Events
4 Lectures
Drawing/Paint App
18 Lectures
Convert Python file to Executable file (.py to .exe)
1 Lectures
Wrapping up: Thank You!
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Rohit Dharaviya

Rohit Dharaviya

Software Engineer

Hey! I`m Rohit Dharaviya, I am a teacher, a student, and a programmer. By profession, I am a software engineer.

I have done my Diploma and Degree in Electronics and Communication from Gujarat-India.

Playing with computers and microcontrollers was always a favorite pass time for me, I used to teach in person. Topics I used to teach were Linux OS concepts, programming languages like C, CPP, and python. I used to provide guidance on making micro-controller-based projects as well. In the process, I have made some cool projects on different MCUs like 8051, Arduino, etc.

I like to keep things simple, and I like to teach in the easiest way possible.

Sing up for my course and let's learn together, Join me to learn about programming concepts, coding & micro-controller projects

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