Creating Church Quote Art with Pablo

Photos work on social media. On Twitter, tweets with photos are 35% more likely to be retweeted. Over 80% of posts shared on Facebook have photos. (source) So, where do these photo posts come from? How do you make photo quote art without Photoshop?

Buffer, one of my favorite social media companies, recently released a new tool called Pablo. Named for Pablo Picasso, Pablo allows you to quickly create quote art for social media.

Pablo allows you to pick from a selection of pictures or upload your own picture, then add text with some basic formatting to place over the picture.

I started with one of the default pictures of crayons, and it reminded me of this Martin Luther King, Jr. quote, so I threw this together in just a few seconds.

MLK Color QuoteThen I wanted to try something more explicitly Christian, so I used a photo (it was one of their free photos of the week a while back) from Lightstock to make this communion quote picture:
This is my bodyThe following quotes are from an excellent talk on evangelism by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The full text of the March 5, 2015, talk is here and I highly encourage you to read it.

The first picture is from 500px here and is CC licensed. The rest of the pictures are defaults from Pablo.

Feel free to share any of these pictures. I’d love to see what you make with Pablo for your church social media! Tweet it to @danielflucke.

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