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Aug 04, 09 at 1:58amRiotType


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    Jan 13, 16 at 7:43pm
    Remedy


    quote jarui
    So uh, hi. I used to be very active on GameRenders and other forums under the name Dior back in 05/06/07, and only just recently (for no real reason) started lurking graphics forums again and thought I'd start making signatures occasionally. Currently in university studying to become a language teacher.

    Found some of my old work (I have nothing saved though). Might post it some time if I feel like it.

    Here's one I just finished 10 minutes ago on my dad's computer, took like 15 minutes. I saw some posts on here about smudge art and thought it looked fantastic, however, mine is nowhere near as good as the stuff I saw. Just need to get back in the swing of things!



    Nice to meet you all.

    Welcome to the forum and beautiful sig btw! Nice work on the smudge and on the focal!



    Jan 06, 16 at 11:56am
    jarui


    So uh, hi. I used to be very active on GameRenders and other forums under the name Dior back in 05/06/07, and only just recently (for no real reason) started lurking graphics forums again and thought I'd start making signatures occasionally. Currently in university studying to become a language teacher.

    Found some of my old work (I have nothing saved though). Might post it some time if I feel like it.

    Here's one I just finished 10 minutes ago on my dad's computer, took like 15 minutes. I saw some posts on here about smudge art and thought it looked fantastic, however, mine is nowhere near as good as the stuff I saw. Just need to get back in the swing of things!



    Nice to meet you all.



    Dec 01, 15 at 8:57am
    DeathlyGeneral


    quote Iscariot
    DeathlyGeneral, if nothing else, you can put a request into the forum and someone else would probably be plenty willing to help you out. we'd just need some idea of what you want it to include, how you'd like the text styled, and the dimensions (which some may already know, but I don't do anything with youtube personally).
    I would say you'd want the dimensions for the full banner, and simply consider how it crops in mobile. that would just mean that the sides won't appear, but that comes down to figuring out if you'd rather have a full banner showing up that looks clean, or if you only want it to look full in mobile mode.
    Thanks for the input, but I'm not looking to change it now. If that time comes, I'll ask around. Thanks for the feedback.



    Dec 01, 15 at 7:23am
    Iscariot


    DeathlyGeneral, if nothing else, you can put a request into the forum and someone else would probably be plenty willing to help you out. we'd just need some idea of what you want it to include, how you'd like the text styled, and the dimensions (which some may already know, but I don't do anything with youtube personally).
    I would say you'd want the dimensions for the full banner, and simply consider how it crops in mobile. that would just mean that the sides won't appear, but that comes down to figuring out if you'd rather have a full banner showing up that looks clean, or if you only want it to look full in mobile mode.



    Nov 30, 15 at 12:35am
    DeathlyGeneral


    Thanks for the feedback.

    The main problem is that Youtube will not let me use the full size. It will massively crop the banner on mobile. This was a nightmare trying to do, and the end result was that.

    As for the backgrounds, I was on a schedule, I was rushing and ai needed something. If I ever get more time, maybe I'll make it a bit better.



    Nov 30, 15 at 12:27am
    Dilute


    Adding on to what Isc said, I guess you could go for using a kind of gradient or a catchy wallpaper as a background. Right now it's a solid color and it isn't as appealing to the eye. I could say the same for the box in which the text is embedded. Maybe use a different font which compliments the kind of videos you make for your channel, or the kind of theme you're going for?

    For the desktop YouTube, you can easily use the space that the black boxes are covering up. I say that because I have a YouTube too, for which I made a banner myself. For mobile mode the latter part would just not display, so it won't be too much of a big deal.



    Nov 29, 15 at 6:57pm
    Iscariot


    DeathlyGeneral, the controller and remote are nicely cut out, and the flaming eye avatar is decent enough.
    problem is that the banner just doesn't have much going on. the background is one solid color. the typeface is very plain, which is something that could easily change to make it more exciting.
    can't say I'm particularly fond of the purple box it's sitting in, either.

    I don't know what youtube's size requirements/restrictions are, but the black boxes on either side of your banner could easily just continue whatever you have in your background, couldn't it? I'm sure I've seen youtube channels where the banner went across the full length of the page, and mobile simply cropped it down.



    Nov 29, 15 at 1:41pm
    DeathlyGeneral


    I did this a month or so ago. It's artwork for my Youtube channel. You could also subscribe, if that helped. Name's in the picture.

    I hand photoshopped them both myself. The eye was created using a paintbrush, the flames were google images. Background was done by me as well.

    As for the banner, the TV screen, Xbox controller and TV remote were all google images, though they were digitally edited a little by me. The lettering and background was mine.

    It was an absolute nightmare. I had to position things carefully so everything would show up, then I had to make it as big as possible as to fit on a mobile device, but too big and it wouldn't be accepted by Youtube.

    What do you guys think?




    Nov 29, 15 at 1:23pm
    Bruce


    Not exactly a proper artistic assessment or anything but no problem



    Nov 29, 15 at 1:08pm
    Dilute


    quote Bruce
    Yeah! That looks great
    Thank you Bruce, it means a lot.



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