Add a Shape Element

Use the create toolbar to add a shape element to your canvas.

Placid template editor - create shape

You can choose between rectangles, circles, stars, arrows, polygons and more shape presets. If you want to add more complex custom shapes, you can upload your own SVG files.

Edit a Shape Element

Select the layer you want to edit on your canvas or in the layer list.

Placid template editor - shape settings

Fill Color & Gradient

You can add a fill color within the shape style settings. Rectangle and circle shapes can additionally be filled with custom gradients.

Border Radius

With the border radius setting, you can create rectangles with rounded edges or circles. Use the slider to change the radius of the edges.

More Styles

You can also add borders and shadows to any shape layer by activating the respective style panels.