How to make a YouTube 2.0 channel Background

How to make a YouTube 2.0 channel Background

11.09.2009
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Finally, the long awaited tutorial. I’m not sure if it’s that good, but I know I had quite a bit of trouble making it… iShowU kept crashing, so I had to record everything in 1 minute segments to be safe.

Resources:
Gimp Logo:
http://events.ccc.de/congress/2008/wiki/images/5/50/Wilber.png

Bevel and Emboss Plugin:
http://www.mediafire.com/?l2zmngqmrdx
You MUST download this plugin. Extract the .scm file to your Gimp scripts folder.

Template:
http://www.mediafire.com/?knimtmrmrmj

PLEASE NOTE!!!
NO REALLY – THIS IS INCREDIBLY INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT.

Your background must be under 256 kbs. Save it as a jpg at around 70-80% quality and you should be able to meet the standard.