About This Class
Designing YouTube Thumbnails in Canva is fantastic! The software is great, and it’s free!
This is a course on Designing Clickable YouTube Thumbnails on Canva. Here, you’ll be able to not only design custom thumbnails online, but you’ll also know what thumbnail styles to target for your videos.
My name is Cal Hyslop, and I’ll be your guide. I’m a YouTuber, content creator, and create my own YouTube thumbnails on Canva. And I’m excited to show you the tips and tricks I use so you can produce better designs.
- CTR is a Matter of Teamwork
- 11 Essentials to Effective Thumbnails
- SEARCH vs SUGGESTED
- Canva Quick Run-Through
- Six Common Thumbnails Styles Used on YouTube
- Free Bonus App to Enhance Your Photos
So, if you’re looking for a free but effective option for YouTube thumbnail design, then this course is for you.
Make sure you don’t skip the first few videos because they include information essential to understanding how thumbnails work on YouTube.
See you for our first lesson coming right up!
Hands-on Class Project
CREATE & SHARE YOUR YOUTUBE THUMBNAIL
You’ve got the skills now. So, show us what you can do!
Choose one of the six types of thumbnails we covered in class and design one using Canva. Try to incorporate as many of the techniques you saw demonstrated in our lessons.
- Create a YouTube Thumbnail in Canva
- Post Your Thumbnail Here on Skillshare
- Include a Video Title with Your Post
I’ve included a few glows and shadows PNG files you can upload to Canva and use in your designs. Also, feel free to ask me questions included in your class projects post! I’m excited to see what creative designs you come up with.
Practice makes perfect, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity.
I look forward to reviewing your submissions.