Watermark Maker Tool

Create a watermark to add to your photos with PicMonkey's watermark maker tool

PicMonkey's watermark maker tool lets you create high-quality watermark logos for any of your photos. Put a name to those amazing images and share your brand with the world. Customize your watermark with easy-to-use design tools and tutorials. Get started today with a free seven day trial!

Create a watermark to add to your photos with PicMonkey's watermark maker tool

How to make a watermark

Upload your image

Choose a watermark design template to customize or start with a blank canvas and add your own logo and graphics. Our watermark logo templates come in different layouts with circle text, images, and more.

Create a transparent background

The Background Tools menu will appear on the left panel when you open your image. Click Background color and check the "Transparent" box. This makes your background transparent so that you can use your watermark on anything!

Customize your design

Make tweaks to your image as you see fit. Change colors, add a graphic where appropriate, or include text. Customize your design to fit your brand.

Download as a PNG

Super important: In order to maintain your transparent background, download your design as a PNG file. Then the next time you're working on something in PicMonkey and need a watermark, you have one!

PicMonkey logo templates and graphics examples.

Make a logo with graphics

With thousands of graphics to choose from, you can quickly make your logo with just a few clicks and then use it as a watermark. We’ve got graphics from mod to classic to zany, so check ‘em out and be inspired.

PicMonkey logo templates and graphics examples.

Why use the watermark maker?

A photography watermark is a great way to prevent people from using your photo without your permission, or without giving you credit. Plus, they’re an easy way to market and increase brand recognition. Even use PicMonkey to make resumes, charts, ads, banners and edit profile pics.

Try the draw tool to sketch or doodle on your designs or create your own hand-drawn graphics

Meet the amazing Draw Tool

Try the flexible, fun Draw Tool to doodle or sketch on your images! Use Pencil, Paint, or Spray Paint to add details big or small to your designs, watermark your work, or hand-draw your own own logos or graphics.

Try the draw tool to sketch or doodle on your designs or create your own hand-drawn graphics

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FAQs about making watermarks

Making a watermark from your logo is a great idea because it’s already a recognizable piece of your branding. To make one in PicMonkey, just upload your logo and make the background transparent. It’s that easy! And if you’re in need of a logo, check out our sweeping collection of logo templates.

What if I don’t add a watermark to my photos?

Adding a watermark to your photos gives them an extra layer of protection. You’d hate to see your hard work being used commercially without your consent or hopping around photo sharing websites with absolutely no credit tossed back to you. There is no set rule that you have to watermark photos — it’s just something worth considering.

How do I make a transparent background for my watermark?

You can make a transparent background in seconds using PicMonkey. Just upload your watermark design and click Remove background on the left tools menu. Download your watermark as a PNG file to maintain its transparency.

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