Skip to main content

Lesson 1: Drawing with the Pen

In this Lesson, you will create a VEXcode VR Project that uses the Pen tool on a VR Robot to draw two different sized squares on the Art Canvas Playground!

Two black squares

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify how to use the [move robot pen] block to make a black line.
  • Identify how to use the [Set Pen color] block to change pen colors to create black, red, green, or blue lines.

Create a New Project

A new VEXcode VR project must be created before beginning Unit 3 Lesson 1.

Follow these steps to create a new VEXcode VR project.

  • Launch VEXcode VR at vr.vex.com.
  • Once you launch VEXcode VR, a new project will automatically start.
VEXcode VR

Name Your Project

  • To name your project, select the project name box.
    Project Name Box
  • Enter the new project name Unit3Lesson1, and select “Rename.”
    Rename Project

Select the Next button to continue with the rest of this Lesson.