Chalkspiration starts by automatically converting your image to chalky outlines with light shading then allows you to place objects from a library of included flourishes, banners, embellishments and fonts.
Selecting and deselecting objects
To select different objects you need to first click on the Object Selector Button. Now click anywhere on the object and a transform box will appear around your object you can use this to rotate, enlarge and move your selected object. Selecting an object will change the bottom half of the Adjust tab depending on what you have selected.
To deselect an object you need to click off of your chalkboard in the checkered canvas area.
Add clipart and text
You can add more objects to your image by first clicking the Object Editor Button. This will bring up the Add Object Editor Tools:
The first button is used to add clipart that has been included with the app. The next button reveals a text editor that you can use to add custom text to your image. The last button will ERASE ALL YOUR OBJECTS use with caution.
Delete and copy objects
To delete or copy an object you will need to first select it. Select it by first clicking the Object Editor Button and then clicking the object you want to delete or copy. Clicking the object will bring up a transform box and at the top of it will be 2 icons:
The first button is used to delete your object and the second button will make a copy of it.
Brush on color
You can brush color onto your chalk by using the Brush Tools. To view the Brush Tools you need to click the Brush Button on the top bar.
You can use the Adjustment Tab to customize your picture. The bottom half of the Adjustment Tab changes depending on what you have selected
Available when an image is selected
Available when an accent is selected
Available when text is selected
Click on the Share Button to open a variety of different ways to save and share your image.
Once you have applied a preset and modified it using the adjust tabs, you can save your own custom preset by using the "Share" button on the main screen and choosing "Save Preset" off the menu. To delete a preset click the blue minus sign in the bottom corner which will make red Xs appear next to the preset thumbnails tap them to delete.