How to Create a Banner for Your Blog
Blogs are like newspapers and books, which have mastheads and covers, respectively, such that an interesting and eye-catching banner design will interest the readers.
Process Options and What to Prepare to Design a Blog Banner
Bear in mind that even if your article in your Tumbler blog is a major fraction of what can get the reader’s interest, the rest of that fraction can come from a catchy banner image design, which you can create on your own, without settling for the default header image given by Tumbler, and edit that by using a banner maker app or using the settings from your 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.
Creating the Banner 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. As much as your intention in creating a banner head design is to interest further your readers, make sure that there is consistency that is found and felt in your blog space, such that your readers can see your thoughts and ideas through the graphic image of your banner head.
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. You may use the cropping method to create a horizontal image and resize it.
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.
Give a Complete Run-Through for 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.