How to Make YouTube Channel Art – YouTube Channel Art Tutorial
Branding your channel gives it a good look and feel. Since it stays consistent throughout your channel, the recall factor kicks in and people start to associate that art with your brand. It also gives your page a unique look, making you stand out of the crowd.
You must remember that your channel will look different to viewers on different screens such as when they are viewing it on their desktop, mobile phone or TV.
To create your art, you must know how to make YouTube channel art. The first step that you need to take is to install Photoshop or Illustrator on your computer. After that, you can create your art according to the YouTube recommended image size of 2560 x 1440 px.
Once the setting has been arranged, you can add a background to the image and add your brand’s logo (if you have one). You can start garnishing the image as per your liking. You can even add text to the image. Once the image has been created, save the file in a picture format on your computer.
Go to your YouTube channel and near the top of the screen, you will find the “add channel art” option. Click on the option, and it will ask you to select your image. Select the image you saved for your channel art and upload.
Once uploaded, you will get an option to adjust and crop the image during the image preview. Make the required adjustments and click save. Your channel art will be ready and uploaded.