How to create stunning YouTube banners in Photoshop

Looking to attract more viewers to your YouTube channel? Try these YouTube banner tips for Photoshop to create beautiful headers for your channel.

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How to create stunning YouTube banners in Photoshop

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Transcript: Welcome to yet another tutorial on the channel I will be showing you guys how to make a banner for your youtube channel using a free software known as Pixlr now if this video does help you out a like we'll be very much appreciative let's go for 200 likes on the video and also if you're new be sure to click that subscribe button and turn your notifications on just to stay updated for future tutorials edges various videos on the channel and with that being said let's get straight into the tutorial the first thing that you're going to want to do is click on the first link in the description and that will take you to this page right here click on create a new image and we're going to make the width 2560 and the height 1440 and we're going to click transparent click OK and I will take you right here just as a helpful tip just to start out to zoom in and zoom out on this program click and hold the alt button and then scroll in and out on... See more →

Transcript: Today I'll be teaching you how to make a youtube gaming banner so I've made a plenty of youtube banners but I usually made it so that it would you know help general people anybody watching not a specific group of people but today I'll be helping on gamers and this is gonna be specifically how I make my banners you know someone else may make it a little bit differently and you may like their version of you know the banner better but I won't really go in-depth I really will just give some of my techniques in the process of me making the matter like what I look for how I go about making the banner rather than um just like showing you guys everything for one reason is that it will be a lot shorter and you guys can learn more of the stuff yourself you can apply the techniques but not know totally copy what I do and I really stress that it's very important to have a unique youtube banner I know a lot of people have the same types of YouTube banners you don't text... See more →

Transcript: I'm going to be showing you how to make a banner for your YouTube channel using Photoshop I do realize not everybody has Photoshop so if enough people want me to do so I can make another tutorial on the subject but I will be using a free software so that any of you guys that don't have Photoshop you can still follow my tutorial and make a banner for your youtube channel so if you want to see that be sure to drop a like once the video hits 250 likes I will go ahead and post that I it so the first thing that's going to want to do and it's pretty self-explanatory is just go to file click new and then we're going to set the parameters to 2560 for the width and for the height it's going to be a thousand four hundred forty and I'm just going to go ahead and put transparent you don't have to do that but make sure your parameters for your file are exactly this width and height and then just click... See more →

Transcript: We're about to run through exactly how to make a YouTube banner template, for your YouTube channel, just like the ones showing on screen now. In just a few minutes with free software and then how to make it lookgood across all devices. In this YouTube Channel Art Tutorial. Hi, it's Justin Brownhere form Primal Video where we help you amplify your business and brand with video. If you're new here, make sure you click that subscribe button and all the links toeverything we've mentioned in this video you can find linked in the description box below. So let's jump into it. Custom channel art for your YouTube channel isan incredibly important piece of branding. One of the first things thatpotential subscribers see and it's a powerful way toinstantly capture their attention as well as communicate exactly why your viewers should subscribe. So right now we're gonnastep through exactly how to create your own in free software and also throw in a few tips along the way to make sure that it looksgreat on all devices. Make sure you stick around to the end, 'cause I'll also showyou what you need to know to work in a call to action... See more →

Transcript: Today guys I'm gonna be teaching you on how to make your own youtube banner for your channel and really bring your channel art to the next level today guys we are going to be using Photoshop CC 2018 as our photo manipulation software of choice and I want to tell you guys that this is absolutely free to do you although you will need to install Photoshop don't worry about it it doesn't cost a single cent and I'll show you exactly how to do that once we hop right into this tutorial but before we do that I quickly wanted to make an announcement so I'm starting to stream on Twitch and you can find me at wwe.com forward slash text and whitey I'll leave the link right here and also down in the description so go show me some love and follow my twitch channel and then also guys I want to inform you that my merchandise store it has some awesome new merchandise I have leggings and boxy tees and some awesome t-shirts and also limited edition gold printed text and logo... See more →

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