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In this add-on, you'll use the vector editing tools in Scratch to customize your android or draw your own character.

To start, click on the costumes tab.

To change the shape of the android, click to select it.

To separate the android into different parts, click the ungroup tool.

Now, you can click and edit each part individually.

For example, drag the handle to rotate the arm, or resize it by dragging the corners.

If you make a mistake, that's okay.

Just click the undo button.

Click the androids head, where you further ungroup the shape.

Click the ungroup tool again to edit more shapes, like the eyes and antenna.

Next, edit the other android costumes.

The clothes and hair can all be changed.

To change the color of something, click the color a shape button, select a color, and click on the shape.

To move an item from one android costume to another, copy and paste it.

Select the item you want to copy, use the copy tool to copy an object.

Then, navigate to the other costume and paste it.

You can also draw your own costume.

Click paint new costume.

Then click to convert to vector to use the tools you learned about in this add-on.

Experiment with the drawing tools to create your character.

Start by drawing a simple shape, like an ellipse.

Then use the reshape tool to edit it.

Copy an object.

Click a shape or object to copy.

Then click the tool and paste it.

There's a lot you can draw using simple shapes.

Be creative and have fun.

Now it's your turn.

Personalize the android sprite using vector tools, or draw your own sprite to incorporate in your project.

Choose an Add-On

Flicker

Program an interesting introduction to your project.

Vector Characters

Learn about vector graphics, and edit or draw your own costume.

Bitmap Characters

Learn about bitmap graphics and draw your own pixel character.

Adding Sound

Add video game sound effects or music to your project.

Instructions
  1. Choose an Add-On, and click "watch" to learn how to build it.
  2. Once you finish one Add-On, try another one below the video!