Create Hand Drawn PowerPoint Diagrams Easily

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Create Hand drawn diagrams easily with PowerPoint. Follow our simple instructions to learn the secret behind creating hand drawn effect in PowerPoint.

Magic of Hand drawn PowerPoint Diagrams:

Hand drawn diagrams make complex concepts appear simple. They give a personal touch to your diagrams. That is probably why they are used so often in e-learning presentations.

Unfortunately, there is no tool available in PowerPoint that allows you to create hand drawn effect instantly. In this article, we will show you a simple workaround that gives a hand drawn feel to your diagrams.

The diagram template you will learn to create today is:

Hand Drawn PowerPoint Diagra
There are two reasons why the diagram looks hand drawn:

1) The lines of the drawing are rough and imperfect.

Here is the magnified view of the diagram:

Handdrawn Arro
It is the imperfection that gives the diagram its ‘hand drawn’ feel.

2)The font used for the text is – Segoe Print. You can use any other font that gives a hand written feel – to suit your need.

Curved Arrow Shap
‘Cut’ the shape and paste it as ‘.wmf format’ (Windows Metafile) using Paste special option.

Menu to Paste picture as WM
Right click on the image and ‘ungroup’ it twice (Yes – 2 times).

Delete the blank transparent box that holds the segments together. When you click on the ungrouped image, you can locate it on top as shown here:

Arrow for Handdraw
You can separate the image into three parts:


Keep just the filled arrow portion and delete the rest.

When you fill the arrow with ‘white’ and give a thick dark outline to the shape, you get the following Hand Drawn PowerPoint Arrow:

Handdrawn Arrow
Our hand drawn arrow is ready.

Step 2: Repeat the process for a circle

hand drawn powerpoint circl
Related: Creative 3D Circle Diagram

Step 3: Finishing touches
Make multiple copies of the hand drawn arrow from step 1. Paste them by rotating the angles slightly. Stick the hand drawn circle from step 2 on the left. Add relevant call outs. Choose a hand written style font for the text.
Your final Hand Drawn PowerPoint diagram template should look like this:

Hand Drawn PowerPoint Diagra
You can create your own variations using chevrons, rounded rectangles etc. to suit your needs.

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Hand Drawn Graphic
Hand Drawn Timeline

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Hand Drawn Growth Concepts

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Hand Drawn Concepts and Ideas
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Do visit the Hand Drawn Graphics Pack page to find more such creative PowerPoint presentation ideas.

Related: Interesting Circular Arrow Alternatives

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