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While the sprites in your logo can create a specific look or tell a story so can the area behind the logo called the backdrop.

In this video, you will add a backdrop to your project.

Find backdrops in the Scratch library, or download and add one you find on the internet.

If you don't know whether you're allowed to download images, check with an adult.

To add a backdrop from the Scratch library, select choose backdrop from library.

Select a backdrop.

To add a backdrop from the internet, first find and download an image.

Go to google.com and select images.

Search for an image.

To find an image that fits the Scratch stage, select tools and change the size to 480 by 360.

To find images you can use in Scratch, search for labeled for reuse with modification.

Once you find an image download it to your computer.

If you don't know how to download on your computer, ask a neighbor.

Then return to Scratch.

Select upload backdrop from file.

And select the file you downloaded.

To resize an image click, hold and drag a rectangle around it.

Then, click, hold and drag the edges to the appropriate size.

Great job.

Now it's your turn.

Select a backdrop from the library or add an image from the internet.

Once you finish, return to this page to select another video.

Choose an Add-On

Switch Costume

Change the style of a letter each time it's clicked.

Say Something

Tell a story with talking letters.

Add Backdrop

Add an image behind the logo.

Change Color

Create an interactive logo by changing letter colors when a key is pressed.

Edit, Draw or Add Letters

Edit, draw, or add an image to change how a letter looks.

Chase

Turn your logo into a game where a letter chases the mouse pointer.

Change Scene

Add a button that changes the scene behind your logo.

Spin

Make a letter spin.

Jumble Letters

Make your letters randomly move across the screen.

Disappearing Sprites

Play a sound as a letter disappears.

Dance Whirl

Make your letters whirl to music.

Bouncing Sprites

Animate your letters to make them bounce.

Instructions
  1. Watch the introduction video.
  2. Open the Starter Project below.
  3. Return to this page and watch more videos to customize your Valentine's Day logo.
Attributions
  • "Google Doodle Team Q&A - Your Questions Answered!" by Nat & Friends (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IglWB66vn7g) -- Licensed by Standard Youtube License (https://www.youtube.com/static?template=terms)