Everyone can be an artist with Google’s AutoDraw

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By Gwen Ong

Everyone can be an artist with Google’s AutoDraw

Not everyone is born to be an artist but with the help of Google’s recently launched AutoDraw web tool, you might just find the potential. The web tool utilises machine learning algorithms that can match your doodles with other drawings created by artists. Basically, you can fool your friends into thinking like you know what you’re doing, or drawing.


AutoDraw can be accessed from your phone, tablet or desktop, so you can whip up your “canvas” anytime the creative bug hits. Here’s how to get started:


1. Simply begin drawing your best version of sunflower, pizza, dog or anything on the web tool and the algorithms will try to figure out your masterpiece by matching the lines, dots and squiggles to drawings in its database.

2. If there’s a possible match, you can scroll through a list of more creative options to replace your amateur work. Voila!


The AutoDraw would be handy when there’s a friend’s birthday coming up. It’s all about the personalisation these days. So score high with your personalised greeting card. Give it a go here.


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