Friday 8 December 2017

Writing a Book: The Importance of a Web Banner

It is useful having a web banner and this can double up as a banner on Facebook. Mine is 900x250 pixels, approximately. A web banner is an image so all the text is converted to an image. You can play around with lots of different fonts this way and these are displayed correctly as it is an image. Some fonts are not converted very well otherwise.

My final attempt was helped along by a colleague and I think he helped me create a much more atmospheric banner. As you can see we added atmosphere by having a woodland background and also by changing the font. I got the mage from an excellent free website

As opposed to the original

I hope you agree that the first is a definite improvement 😊 Your thoughts are welcome. My drawing package is Serif Drawplus 5 which is a bit dated now.