How To Do Word Art In Google Docs

Last Updated on July 23, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to do word art in Google Docs.

How To Do Word Art In Google Docs

Using Word art is a quick and easy way to add a creative touch to your documents. Word art refers to custom decorative text that converts simple words into a more eye-catching visual that can be used to highlight key words or phrases, or just to add a bit of flair to your documents.

While Word art is most commonly known as a feature in Microsoft Word, you can also create your own word art in Google Docs using the built-in Drawing tool. Word Art is a great way to add visuals when using Google Docs to make signs, letters, posters, or brochures.

In this guide, we will show you how to do word art in Google Docs. We’ll cover how to access the Drawing tool, how to convert text into word art, and how to use the provided text formatting options to change the look of our word art.

How to Insert Word Art in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to insert word art in Google Docs.

Step 1

First, open the Google Docs document where you want to add word art to.

Step 2

Click Insert > Drawing > New to access the Drawing tool in Google Docs.

Step 3

In the Drawing tool pop-up, click on Actions > Word art.

Step 4

After clicking the word art option, a text box should pop-up. Write down the text you want to convert into word art. Use Shift+Enter to insert multiple lines. In this example, I’ll just type the words “Sample text”.

Hit the Enter key to insert the word art into the drawing canvas.

Step 5

Use the provided text formatting tools in the top panel to change the look of your word art.

For example, you can change the text color, outline color, and font of your word art.

Step 6

Click Save and Close to add the word art to your Google Docs document.

Alternatively, you can choose to download the drawing as a file. Click on Actions > Download to see the possible file formats you can use to export the current drawing.


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to do word art in Google Docs.

Click this link to make a copy of this sample document to try doing it yourself!