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                <h2>Faces with SVG and Canvas</h2>
<p>Although SVG is the basis of most web dataviz, and the large majority of D3 examples, the 'canvas' drawing context is becoming more popular and offers performance advantages over SVG. Rather than use HTML tags to draw, elements are drawn to a canvas using a JavaScript API:</p>
<ul><li>Check out some documenation at <a href="">Mozilla's site.</a></li></ul>

<div class="container">
    <h3>Drawing with SVG</h3>
 <svg class="faces svg-faces">
  <g class="face" transform="translate(100, 100)">
    <ellipse class="head" cx="0" cy="0" rx="80" ry="100" />
        <circle class="eye" cx="-40" cy="-50" r="15" />
        <circle class="eye" cx="40" cy="-50" r="15" />
        <ellipse class="mouth" cx="0" cy="50" rx="30" ry="10" />
        <polygon class="nose" points="0 -60
                                  -15 30
                                  0 35 15 30" />
    <p>This face is drawn using SVG tags such as 'circle', 'ellipse' and 'polygon'. Check out the HTML tab to see how it's done.</p>

    <h3>Using the canvas context</h3>
<canvas width="200" height="200" id="canvas-face" class="faces canvas-faces"></canvas>  
    <p>Check out the JS tab to see how this face is drawn onto a pixel canvas using the '2d' drawing context. </p>




                body {
  font-family: "Helvetica", sans-serif;

.container {
  display: flex;

.container div {
  flex: 1;
  text-align: center;
  margin: 20px;

h2, h3 {
  text-align: center;

p {
  text-align: initial;

.faces {
  display: inline-block;

.svg-faces {
  width: 200px;
  height: 200px;  

.canvas-faces {

.head {
  fill: goldenrod

.eye {
  fill: blue;

.nose {
  fill: green;

.mouth {
  fill: red;


                // We select the 'canvas' tag by Id and store
var myCanvas = document.getElementById("canvas-face");

// We get a 2D drawing contect from the canvas element
var ctx = myCanvas.getContext('2d');
// Set the fill color for the shape
ctx.fillStyle = 'goldenrod'
// Begin this drawing round
// Draw our face ellipse (x, y, cx, cy)
ctx.ellipse(100, 100, 80, 100, 0, 0, 2 * Math.PI);
// setting blue eyes
ctx.fillStyle = "blue"
ctx.arc(60, 50, 15, 0, 2 * Math.PI, false);
ctx.arc(140, 50, 15, 0, 2 * Math.PI, false);

ctx.fillStyle = "green"
ctx.moveTo(100, 40)
ctx.lineTo(100, 120)
ctx.lineTo(115, 100)
//ctx.fillStyle = "green"

ctx.fillStyle = "red"
ctx.fillRect(70, 140, 60, 20)