Drawing in PowerPoint: Block diagram + Experiments + Cartoon
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Learn how to draw in PowerPoint 2013, 2016: Drawing Cartoon Bat, Monkey, Block diagrams, Equations, Science Experiments
4.1 (30 ratings)
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Created by Arun Nagarathanam
Last updated 6/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Draw a cartoon bat and monkey
  • Insert Equations in PowerPoint
  • Apply Photoshop like simple preset artistic effects in PowerPoint
  • Fundamental techniques and tools used for drawing in PowerPoint
  • Draw quick, preset based block diagram
  • Draw a manual, customizable block diagram
  • Learn to draw Maths - Trigonometry diagrams in PowerPoint
  • Learn to draw a Biology and a Physics experiment in PowerPoint
  • Learn to draw an Endoscopy test setup and a Chemistry Experiment in PowerPoint
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  • Installed Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 / 2013 / 2011 / 2010
  • Interest in Drawing

Drawing Cartoon Bat & Monkey in PowerPoint along with 7+ Other Diagrams - Updated Feb 1, 2016

What's the course about?

This PowerPoint course is about learning essential skills for drawing in PowerPoint and how to draw 10+ advanced diagrams in PowerPoint to expertise your drawing skills.

Simply the core concentration of this PowerPoint course is 'how to draw in PowerPoint'.

Thomas Dupacq says, "Very useful course on how to draw with MS Powerpoint. I really appreciated all the tips and tricks. I do recommend"

What kind of materials are included?

You're provided with all the PowerPoint Presentation (.pptx) files I used to create the course are provided as a resource in Introduction section, with which, you can parallely do all the practical PowerPoint tutorial lectures along with me.

Ruffett Ennel says, "Arun, helped me to create my block diagrams for my project report. he don't need to do that but i repect his knowledge and patience. i learnt how to draw block diagrams. as he said in the intro, i assure that his approach is the best. his practical lectures are icing on the cakes. i diidnt know that we can make a lamp glow in powerpoint. every science student must watch this."

How long will the course take to complete?

This entire PowerPoint course is just 2 hours. Make sure you listen to "Before you start the course" lecture in Section 1, to get the most benefit out of the course

You can finish Section 2 - Fundamentals of drawing in just over 30 mins.

New Section 3 and 4 added - Drawing a Cartoon Bat & Monkey in PowerPoint - 50 Mins.You can watch Section 5 & 6 in another 60 mins, but I recommend you to try those exercises along with me, to master your drawing skills in PowerPoint.

How is the course structured?

This course is effectively organized into 3 appropriate sections

1. Introduction - You will get an overview of the course and will come to know 'how to get the most benefit out of this course'

2. Fundamentals of drawing - In this section, you will get accustomed to all the essential skills and techniques that you will use to draw in PowerPoint. You also got a quiz with 17 questions, covering all the important techniques, taught in this section

3. Draw 7+ diagrams in PowerPoint - You will learn to apply those skills in 7+ awesome diagrams. This approach gives you the confidence as well as practice in learning and applying the skills. You won’t just watch this course; you will practice along with me. I will walk you through the process step by step. Also you got an exercise to test and show cast your newly acquired drawing skill in PowerPoint.

I designed this course for Teachers, students and book Writers, who often struggle to draw diagrams, which are essential for their content. By the end of the course You would have drawn 5 advanced, 2 dimensional diagrams in PowerPoint and you will be able to recreate any diagram that you see on a book or on a website. You don’t need to be an expert in PowerPoint to enroll, but a prior knowledge in PowerPoint will help you grasp the ideas faster

Who is the target audience?
  • For book writers, who want to make drawings in their book
  • For designers, who want to make drawing for simple designs
  • For Budding cartoonists, who want to make drawing for their cartoon
  • For teachers and students, who want to make drawing for academic purposes using PowerPoint
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Curriculum For This Course
37 Lectures
Introduction to drawings in PowerPoint
2 Lectures 02:12

How to draw in PowerPoint? - Introduction

I designed this course for Teachers, students and book Writers, who often search for diagrams on internet. Instead you will learn to draw all the diagrams you need. It will be superfast and quick in PowerPoint.

You will learn to use PowerPoint as a drawing tool. Instead of drawing in a less powerful software like Microsoft Paint or a complex software like Adobe illustrator or Photoshop, you will learn to draw simple to complex 2 dimensional diagrams in PowerPoint.

Preview 02:07

Download all the .pptx files that I used to create this course - 'How to draw in PowerPoint?' - in resources section of this lecture

Before U Start - Download the Project files
Fundamental Techniques of drawing in PowerPoint
10 Lectures 23:48

Learn how to draw lines, arrows and curves in PowerPoint. Also learn how to draw them exactly vertical or horizantal

Preview 02:51

Learn how to draw Freeform shapes in PowerPoint

Preview 01:36

Learn how to edit shapes that are already drawn in PowerPoint

Preview 02:28

Learn how to combine multiple shapes and separate combined shapes in PowerPoint

Grouping and ungrouping

Learn how to fill shapes with solid colors, textures, pattern etc in PowerPoint

Fill Color

Learn how to insert shape outline for all the shapes that you have drawn in PowerPoint, till now, while following the course


Learn how to copy a shape in the quickest ways possible. Also learn how to copy the format of a shape to multiple shapes quickly in PowerPoint

Copy a shape and its format

Learn how to insert WordArt choose between various presets quickly in PowerPoint


Learn how to insert SmartArt and choose between various presets instantaneously in PowerPoint


Revise all the concepts that you have learnt in this section

Preview 01:24

How to Draw in PowerPoint Fundamentals
17 questions
(New) Drawing Cartoon Bat in PowerPoint - 1 Feb 2016
4 Lectures 15:40

Drawing Ears and Legs Outline of Bat

Drawing Eyes, Mouth and Foot of Bat

Coloring the Bat: You've drawn in PowerPoint
(New) Drawing Cartoon Monkey in PowerPoint - 31 Jan 2016
5 Lectures 28:05

Drawing Monkey Arms

Drawing Monkey Palm and nose

Drawing Monkey ears and legs

Drawing Monkey foot and complete the entire drawing
Draw 5 diagrams in PowerPoint
7 Lectures 41:57

Learn how to draw block diagrams using SmartArt preset styles in PowerPoint

Preview 04:48

Learn how to draw a manual block diagram in PowerPoint

Draw a Manual Block diagram in PowerPoint

Learn how to draw a Medical Electronics experiment setup - Floating point electrode setup - in PowerPoint

Draw a Biology Experiment setup in PowerPoint

Learn how to draw a Physics experiment setup - Calorimeter setup - in PowerPoint

Draw a Physics Experiment setup in PowerPoint

Learn how to draw a Non-surgery experiment setup - Endoscopy setup - in PowerPoint

Draw Non-Surgery (Endoscopy) test Setup in PowerPoint

Learn how to draw a Chemistry experiment setup - CO2 method of respiration rate setup - in PowerPoint

Draw a Chemistry Experiment setup in PowerPoint

(NEW) Draw Trigonometry in PowerPoint - 25 DEC 2015
8 Lectures 21:29

PowerPoint 2016 - I'm not going to use the search bar

Insert Boy, Kite and Grass Background Image

Compress images within PowerPoint

Apply Artistic effects to Grass Background

Draw Shapes in Trigonometry

Insert Preset style Text Box Quickly

1 Lecture 00:10
About the Instructor
Arun Nagarathanam
4.4 Average rating
2,618 Reviews
45,698 Students
13 Courses
SEO, WordPress, E-Commerce, PowerPoint, Digital Art Expert

Arun Nagarathanam is a top online instructor, who has got expertise in various fields and software such as search engine optimization, WordPress web development, digital graphic design & animation. He teaches online courses to over 45,000 top entrepreneurs across 180 countries. His SEO, web development courses have received high admiration for the comprehensive tutorials and practical approach with lots of hands on examples.

He is an Electrical & Electronics Engineer, a Computer expert, a Blogger and a budding Chartered Accountant from India. His teaching style is, breaking-down complex concepts through simple examples and animations. 

That's why, his students call him a VERSATILE teacher!

For his consistent and timely support to his students in Udemy, he was awarded "Lightning responder" badge.

Areas of Expertise

  1. Adobe Audition, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator
  2. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  3. Camtasia Studio, Cyberlink PowerDirector
  4. Windows 8, 10 Pro
  5. Programming in C, C++, Java, php, Python, HTML
  6. Data Structures
  7. Desktop & Laptop Software Troubleshooting, Hardware repair
  8. Android Smartphone Custom ROM installation & rooting
  9. Privacy Protection & Securing PC, Smartphone from threats
  10. Setup, Maintenance, Security & SEO in Wordpress
  11. PIC Microcontroller Programming
  12. Arduino Programming
  13. Applied Electronics, Power Electronics & Medical Electronics
  14. High Voltage Engineering, Transmission & Distribution
  15. Strategic Financial Management
  16. Photography
  17. Indian Yogasanam

Budding Chartered Accountant [August 2012 - Present]

He has been presenting so many captivating presentations. These presentations, they speak for themselves through custom motion path animations and that's his secret of keeping his audience engaged. He is specialized in 'Financial Management'.

His job is to:

  • > Supervise auditing of establishments, and determine scope of investigation required.
  • > Inspect cash on hand, notes receivable and payable, negotiable securities, and cancelled checks to confirm records are accurate.
  • > Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.
  • > Collect and analyse data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • > Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • > Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.

Blogger / WordPress Admin [January 2011 - May 2012]

His work was to:

  • > Publish news, reviews on latest and upcoming computer hardware components.
  • > Implement updates, upgrades, and patches in a timely manner to limit loss of service.
  • > Back up or modify applications and related data to provide for disaster recovery.
  • > Collaborate with development teams to discuss, analyse, or resolve usability issues.
  • > Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.
  • > Assign topics, events and stories to individual writers or reporters for coverage.
  • > Review or update web page content or links in a timely manner, using appropriate tools.

He also helped his followers to manage WordPress blogs, optimize SEO, design logos, create animations, customize the look of their themes, secure their websites and ultimately to monetize them.

Freelance Writer [June 2010 - December 2010]

He started his career as a part time Freelance Writer. His responsibilities were:

  • > Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • > Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding.
  • > Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel.

Electrical & Electronics Engineer - [2006 - 2010]

He has done several simulations and hardware projects.

To name a few,

  • > 'Portable heartbeat calculator' in 2008
  • > 'MPPT based solar charge controller' in 2010
  • > 'Hybrid & Intelligent Power Supply Unit for PCs' in 2012
  • > 'Low cost audio amplifier' which provides stereo Output, with enhanced pre-set equalizer with bass, treble and supports Virtual environment effects.
  • > 'U – Bend accident preventer' which displays warning signal on alternative sides of roads in hills and glows traffic lamp based on speed of the incoming vehicle.

Moreover, he guided several students, to write coding for micro-controllers. His areas of interest are 'Applied electronics' and 'Micro-controllers programming and interfacing'.

Computer Expert - [From unknown time - future]

He loves to troubleshoot software issues and repair / replace hardware issues. He provides consultancy on what software to buy / use, what computer hardware to buy, what laptop to opt for etc.