Everything Adding Layers in the Timeline View T-LAY-001-007 Drawing elements are more commonly known as layers in the Timeline view. Create them using the following procedure: How to add a drawing element from the Timeline view Do one of the following: In the Timeline view, click the Add Drawing Layer button. In the top menu, select Insert > Drawing. Press Ctrl + R (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + R (macOS). The Add Drawing Layer dialog appears. In the Name field, type in the name for your new layer. Do one of the following: Click Add to create this layer, but leave the dialog open so you can create more layers. Click Add and Close to create this layer and close the dialog. A new drawing layer is added to the Timeline view.