- to make thumbnails for my videos (great for branding and avoiding that awkward 'open mouth moment' at the midpoint of the tutorial
- classroom posters (Canva is great for this too but Google Drawings comes with all the sharing goodness of the other apps, commenting, file history and on and on
- for commenting and labelling pictures from my phone or the web (think of students in the science class who take pictures of various steps in their lab
- or for creating vector art like this avatar of myself
|(notice the honest crow's feet)|
Google drawings are free so you won't be spending money on monthly subscriptions (like Adobe CC). Of course there are only the basic features (compared to Illustrator) but with some imagination, and online help from graphic artists (Joshua Pomeroy), even newbie aspiring artists can do some great work.