How to Make a YouTube Banner (YouTube Channel Art Tutorial!)

Learn how to make a YouTube banner template, free! Complete YouTube channel art tutorial, with everything you need to know to make a custom banner for your channel.


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How to Make a YouTube Banner without Photoshop (YouTube Channel Art Tutorial!)

A custom YouTube banner (or Channel Art) is one of the first things potential subscribers see when they check out your YouTube channel, and a key point of branding you definitely need to take advantage of.

But because YouTube uses the ONE banner background image for all screen formats (TV, desktop, mobile and tablet), it can take a little tweaking to make channel art fit on all devices…

In this video we cover the recommended YouTube banner size, and how to make channel art that looks professional easily using just free software!



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