How to EASILY produce application art for your Touch Develop App using PowerPoint 2013


  1. Open PowerPoint 2013
  2. Click the Insert Tab>Click Shapes and pick the rectangle
  3. Click on the empty slide and stretch the shape
  4. Right click on the shape and select Size and Position setting size to be 3.13 high by 6.46 wide
  5. Click insert again and click online picture (or Clip art) and then pick clipart. Choice an image to use and resize it to with a fair amount white space
  6. Click insert again and click on WordArt
  7. Shrink to fit
  8. Drag the cursor to select all the items in your image (e.g. the shape, clip art and WordArt)
  9. Use the key combination CTRL-G to group everything
  10. Right click on the grouped shape and select Save As Picture
  11. Your Art is done!

When you export your Touch Develop app you’ll be prompted (like below).  By providing the image you built above Touch Develop will build the five application images you need.




You can also walk through the video walkthrough. Thanks to my colleague Brian H. Prince for this awesome tip!

How to create applicatoin art for your Touch Develop App

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