Sketch and draw freely on a canvas with brush strokes that feel natural. Pick among three different brush sizes and the color palette of the site. The block has a transparent background so it can be layered on top of any container block, like groups or background images to achieve different effects.
The block is powered by the awesome perfect-freehand library.
Source and Support
You can follow development, file an issue, suggest features, and view the source at the Github repo: https://github.com/Automattic/block-experiments
This plugin provides 1 block.
- Sketch Draw and write freely on a canvas. The block offers color selection, different brush sizes, and with its transparent background can be layered on top of any container block, like groups or covers.
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Contributors & Developers
“Sketch Block” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
1.3.0 – 3nd March 2023
- Added default and custom color palettes to Color control.
- Fixed selected color marked in the Color control
1.2.0 – 2nd March 2023
- Updated the Clear control to not reset the height of the sketch.
- Removed minimum height restriction for resizer.
- Fixed full width block alignment support.
- Updated Upload control label to “Upload as image”.
- Updated alternative text control copy.
- Updated dependency on perfect-freehand to its version 1.2.0.
1.1.0 – 2nd October 2022
- Updated to reflect compatibility with WordPess 6.0.
- Added toolbar control for uploading an image to the media library generated from the sketch drawing.
1.0.10 – 14th July 2021
- Prevent default pointer behavior on move, which could cause unintended window scrolling with some devices and browsers.
1.0.9 – 8th July 2021
- Improved accessibility by using title and role on the SVG element
1.0.8 – 2nd July 2021
- Address crashing issues when the underlying library detects duplicate strokes
1.0.7 – 1st July 2021
- Add example for the block inserter preview
- Categorize the block under widgets
1.0.6 – 1st July 2021
- Improve compatibility with block directory
1.0.0 – 1st July 2021
- Initial release