Instagram: How to Add Drawings to Reels

Doodle on your videos

Instagram Reels can now be up to 30 seconds long Instagram

Did you know you can add drawings to your Instagram Reels videos? Our guide will show you how this is done.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram application on iOS.

Step 1: Once you’ve recorded one or more clips, tap the right arrow (“>”) in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap the drawing icon at the top of the screen.

Step 3: From there, you can draw on your Reels video using a number of options. From left to right across the top of the screen, there are icons for marker, arrow, highlighter, glow pen and eraser. If you want to change the size of the your pen’s tip before drawing, you can use the vertical slider on the left side of the screen. Finally, you can change the color of your “ink” by tapping the colorful circles at the bottom of the screen (you can swipe to view more color options).

Step 4: When you’re done drawing, tap “Done” in the top-right corner of the screen.

Now, you can continue editing your post as normal.