How to Create a Banner for Your Blog
Just like what mastheads are to newspapers and covers to books, so with blogs, it needs an interesting, no nonsense banner head.
Process Options in Creating a Banner Head
As much as you’re being a creative writer in your blog, make it a point that your blog space spells creativity even with your blog’s banner head, such that if your blog is in Tumbler, don’t settle for the default header image that Tumbler provides but create your own banner image, one that suits well with you and your readers in mind, by editing through a banner maker app or using the settings from the desktop dashboard. Whichever is your decided process for creating the appropriate banner for your blog, you need to be prepared to work out the details, such as: your theme or brand identity, fonts of shapes and styles, kind of background, and the right images and graphics that can reflect your personality and thinking statement.
Tips in Creating Your Banner Head Image
A lot of people who reads blogs on a regular basis do recognize the effort that the author has done to create an interesting, eye-catching banner head image that shows originality and poetic presence. Since there are many ways to draw out high-quality stock photos and for free in graphic websites, choose that quality photo that best represents your thinking personality and re-create it so it would look like it’s an original piece, as well as conveying a poetic sensibility. It is equally important that you be consistent in the process of creating your blog’s banner head, such that it has to be consistency in making people be interested in your blog, in your opinions, in your thoughts – all these must be consistently found in your banner head.
Horizontal Image Projection
When you have chosen and re-created your banner image, make sure that the image is flexible to be resized so it can be projected horizontally, since banner heads are usually presented on a horizontal viewing. Another way to create a horizontal image is to crop the photo and resize it.
Making a Beautiful Background
Generally, a minimal white background is the most popular choice in the Tumbler market and in websites, as well, and here lies the challenge on how to decide what background color and design for the banner head can work out well for your blog. There are many ways, such as Using banner maker apps or tumbler templates or researching through the internet on ideas for a beautiful background, for you to explore so you can have a definite idea on what appropriate background will suit your banner head image.
Be Meticulous with the Details
Little touches on how you would want your banner image to be presented, such as subtle textures, patterns, shadows in the right places, edge highlights, color shading, etc can truly spell the difference in providing an attractive, well-thought of design creation.