How To Make YouTube Thumbnails (GIMP Tutorial 2017)

What size should a YouTube thumbnail be? What fonts are recommended? Is clickbait OK?

In this tutorial we are going to take a look at what goes into making YouTube thumbnails. This includes both technical aspects as well as practical things such as how to actually edit a thumbnail.

I am going to be using the free graphics editor GIMP to do all of the editing.

Download: thumbnail_project_files.zip (images, gimp project file)

 

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