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Pen Blocks

These blocks are allowing the user to draw or stamp on the stage.





What pen blocks are?

Pen blocks are in extension section. These blocks are allowing the user to draw or stamp on the stage. There are 9 blocks under this category.











How to use “stamp” block?

This block allows the sprite to stamp itself.





How to use “pen down” block?

This block allows the sprite to get ready to draw. When you use move() block along with pen down block you can draw on the stage.




How to use “pen up” block?

This block allows to take away the pen from sprite. After “Pen up” sprite won’t draw on the stage.





How to use “erase all” block?

This block allows the user to erase everything on the stage including stamps.





How to use “set pen color to” block?

This block allows the user to set the pen color before drawing.

You can pick one of the color available with correct saturation and brightness.





Also, you can match the color available on the stage.






How to use “change pen color by ()” block?

This block allows to change the pen color while drawing.





How to use “change pen saturation by ()” block?

This block allows to change the saturation while drawing.








How to use “change pen brightness by ()” block?

This block allows to change the brightness while drawing.








How to use “change pen transparency by ()” block?

This block allows to change the transparency while drawing.








How to use “set pen color to ()” block?

This allows to set the pen color. This is one time action.





How to use “set pen saturation to ()” block?

This block allows to set the pen saturation.








How to use “set pen brightness to ()” block?

This block allows to set the pen brightness.








How to use “set pen transparency to ()” block?

This block allows to set the pen transparency.








How to use “change pen size by ()” block?

This block allows to change the pen size while drawing.





How to use “set pen size to ()” block?

This block allows to set the pen size.




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1. You can use different color pens and draw and paint some objects in a blank paper. How do you differentiate each object from another? Example you can apply different colors, or you can use different thickness of the outline.


2. Draw the same objects using MS paint. List the advantages of using MS paint than paper and pencil. Example if something goes wrong you can simply undo, but in the paper, you have to erase, and the marks doesn’t go away.




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