Everything Creating Empty Drawings T-LAY-003-003 The Create Empty Drawing command automatically Creates a drawing in the selected cell, replacing any drawing that may already be exposed in that cell and the following ones until it meets another drawing, key exposure or a blank cell. How to create an empty drawing In the Timeline or Xsheet view, select the cell in which you want to create an empty drawing. Do one of the following: In the top menu, select Drawing > Create Empty Drawing. In the Timeline view toolbar, click the Create Empty Drawing button. Press Alt + Shift + R. The new drawing is created in the Xsheet and Timeline view.