how to make a banner & thumbnail for youtube channel design

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Learn how to make a banners & thumbnail in easy steps.

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Created by Swati Kumari Last updated Mon, 25-Oct-2021 English


This course guide will give you knowledge on how to make high-quality banners & thumbnails for YouTube channel. Starting with a basic overview of the Canva, a simple drag-and-drop graphic-design tool, your course will give help you learn the most complex techniques you need to be a professional graphic designer.

What you'll learn?
  • The basics of Graphic Design
  • How to use Canva to design your graphics
  • How to make a YouTube Thumbnail that drives views
  • Designing stunning YouTube Banners
Course overview

This video-based course is structured to hit the key conceptual ideas of graphic design. Starting with a basic overview of the Canva tool, this course will give you a strong understanding of graphic design. Through this course, we will guide you on how to create stunning graphics using a step-by-step approach. You will start by getting to know the basic features of Canva tool as you create a graphic, and then you will discover more advanced features. 

You don't need to have any previous experience in graphic design, but if you do, then this course is a great way to get you started with Canva. Suitable for both beginners and professionals, this course is prepared to provide you with all the necessary skills and knowledge that you need to be a professional graphic designer. Each section of the course contains techniques that will enable you to handle any YouTube related projects for yourself or a client.

In addition to the YouTube channel banner & thumbnail, you will also learn how to create high quality, desktop wallpaper, Facebook ad design, email header designs and many more!

Completing this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to create high-quality designs for any YouTube projects.

The Course Will Cover the Following Topics:

YouTube Projects:

  • YouTube Channel Art/Cover Design
  • YouTube Thumbnail Design
  • Logo Maker for YouTube Channel Art
  • YouTube Banner Layout
  • Create YouTube Thumbnail online
  • Video Thumbnail Maker Online
  • And Many More!

Other Projects Including:

  • Desktop wallpaper design
  • Facebook ad design
  • Email header designs
  • And Other social media marketing designs!

Advantage Of Taking This Course

Better Career Opportunity. Jobs in graphic design are consistent and in high demand. After completing this course, you can join any organization as a graphic designer, or you can choose to be a freelancer and work for yourself at home.

Learning New Techniques and Skills. Each designing project requires a different approach, and this gives you an opportunity to explore a variety of methods and learn something new every day.

Improve Creativity. Graphic Designing is the art and creativity of the graphic designer. By exploring a range of ideas, you can improve your creativity, concentration, and other cognitive functions.

Get High Paying Jobs. The average graphic designer salary is said to be at $50,000, while in the UK a graphic designer can earn up to £40,000 in a year.

Who Will Benefit from This Course?

  • Anyone who wants to learn Graphic Design
  • Business owners and entrepreneurs who need all sorts of YouTube thumbnail design & YouTube banner layout
  • Youtubers, and content creators who want to design their YouTube channel to attract more viewership
  • Freelancers who want to improve their designing skills and knowledge
  • Aspiring design students who want to be professional graphic designers.  
Curriculum for this course
Expand All 13 Lessons 01 Hr 42 Min
  • A PC or Mac - Any computing device you are most comfortable with
  • Internet access with good speed and no interruptions
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    Gautam Kumar
    Very informative course. A must for beginners.
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