How To Draw Your Signature Online (Free, 2024)

Draw your signature online with SignHouse by opening the free signature maker and simply drawing your signature. You can write your name, initials, or draw a symbol to represent and download the draw the file.
How To Draw Your Signature Online (Free, 2024)
Last updated on:
December 29, 2023
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You're probably on this page because you:

  • Want to draw your online signature;
  • Look for a free option;
  • But you're not sure where to start.

The search is over. On this page, you're going to learn everything there is to know about drawing your eSignature.

By the end of this post, you'll gather more than knowledge about eSignatures altogether: what they are and how to use them.

You'll even leave with your drawn electronic signature, as we've added our signature builder on this page for your accessibility. Let's check it out!

Can I draw my signature online?

Yes, you can draw your signature online with SignHouse by opening the free signature maker and simply drawing your signature. You can write your name, initials, or draw a symbol to represent and download the draw the file.

Lets' check out how to draw a signature!

How to draw a signature online (for free)

  1. Open our signature generator below;
  2. Draw your signature (initials, handwriting, symbols etc):
  3. Customize it: angle, width, colour;
  4. Download your drawn signature.

Use our free electronic signature maker to turn your wet signature into a digital, drawn signature that you can reuse as many times as needed.

Made a mistake while drawing your signature online? Simply click the arrow pointed to the left to undo and the right arrow to revert changes.

Upon drawing your signature, you can: add it to a PDF, add it in Word, or use it for any other need of yours.

Pro Tip: When downloading your drawn signature, the file have no background. This means that you get a transparent signature that goes over any document.

How to draw a signature in Word

  1. Open Microsoft Word;
  2. Click InsertDrawing (top-left corner);
  3. Now, select Draw again (make sure it's not Insert);
  4. Choose the pen that works best for you;
  5. Draw your signature;
  6. Click Save and Close.
How to draw a signature in Word

We've got a separate, dedicated guide to drawing a signature in Word that goes into detail on how to use this feature of Word.

Make sure to check it our for the fully-detailed steps!

How to do a signature in Google Docs

  1. Open your Google Docs file;
  2. Click InsertDrawingNew;
  3. Select Line > Scribble;
  4. Draw your signature;
  5. Click Save and Close.

Google Docs has its own built-in feature that lets you draw a signature.

How to draw my signature in Google Docs

You can then customize your signature: resize it, change its colour etc.

For the fully-detailed guide with images on how to draw signatures in Google Docs, make sure to check our individual guide.

How to do a handwritten signature on Mac

  1. Open a document with Preview;
  2. Select the Markup tool;
  3. Click Signature or select Draw;
  4. Draw your electronic signature;
  5. Apply changes.
How to draw a signature on Mac

Alternatively, using your Mac computer's browser, you can use our Mac PDF Editor that allows you to get the most out of your documents.

Go from drawing on the document to drawing your signature and applying it.

How to do a handwritten signature on iPhone

  1. Press and hold the Notes app (force touch)
  2. Select “Scan Document”
  3. Hold the camera in front of your document
  4. Wait until the document gets scanned automatically
  5. Click the icon in the upper right corner
  6. Scroll down to “MARKUP”
  7. Click the “+” in the right end of the screen
  8. Select “Signature”
  9. Select your signature (or create a new one, if it’s your first time! It’s easy)
  10. Place and resize your signature
How To Sign Documents From iPhone

Want to learn how you can draw your signature on documents using your iPhone? We've got a detailed guide right here.

How to create a signature in Pages

  1. Open our free document signer;
  2. Upload your Apple Pages document;
  3. Draw your signature;
  4. Apply it on the document;
  5. Save changes and download the signed file.

Pro Tip: We've got a tool dedicated to eSigning in Pages, and it is free as well.

This is it for now. You've just learned how to draw your signature!


Can you draw a signature in Word?

Absolutely, that's possible.

In Microsoft Word you're able to hand-draw your signature and then even place it on a document.

Check out Section 1 of our guide here (with pictures and step-by-step instructions!).

How do you draw in a PDF with pencil?

To draw in PDF using your pencil, you simply need to connect it to your device. After that, use a PDF drawing software and start drawing on the file.

If you opt to use SignHouse, know that you can 100% use a pencil to draw on a PDF for free (on any of your devices).

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Ch David is the co-founder of SignHouse. David is here to help the product development team expand the capabilities of ultimate eSignature maker for all your needs. Join David and the SignHouse team in stepping up electronic signatures!