Shapes and WordArt

Use PowerPoint Word Art to draw attention to specific elements. Also learn how to use PowerPoint shapes in this free lesson.


  1. Open an existing PowerPoint presentation. If you want, you can download our practice presentation.
  2. Add some WordArt effects to the text. If you are using the example, use the text on slide 6.
  3. Insert a shape.
  4. Change the shape to a different shape.
  5. Change the fill color.
  6. Change the outline color.
  7. Try various shadow effects.
  8. Try various 3D effects.