Uploading good YouTube channel art can be harder than you might think. The dimensions change depending on what screen a viewer is looking at, so you have to pick something that looks as good when just the middle is cropped out for a smartphone as it does when you have a much larger view on a desktop computer.
That’s a lot to consider, and we haven’t even gotten into what kinds of colors, images, and fonts you should use. In general you want to use visuals that support the brand you’re creating through your videos, as well as take the opportunity to communicate key information like what kinds of videos you make and how often you post.
This Channel Art Cheat Sheet from filmora.io will show you where different parts of your channel art will be cut out of the banner your viewers see, so you can make something that’ll always look great. There are even design tips!