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How to make a classic Youtube thumbnail in Photoshop

I am not a Photoshop ‘expert’ in any sense of the word but I have recently spent some time creating a thumbnail for one of my Youtube channels, so I thought, why not to make a tutorial about it?

By ‘classic YouTube thumbnail’ I mean one presenting a Youtuber, his or her silhouette with some colour stroke (usually white), on some nice colourful background.

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How to create Skype account

In today’s tutorial you will find out how to create Skype account. There are probably a few different methods of doing so. Surely you can use one of Skype applications on a mobile phone or tablet, but for convenience, I will use Skype website. Here’s how to open the account.

First head to skype.com, in the right-top corner you will see a link Sign in. Click it and small drop-down menu should appear. At the very bottom you should see a link New to Skype? Sign up. Click it.

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How to change Skype profile picture

I visited my Skype online account the other day and noticed that my profile picture is quite dated. I decided to change it but it turned out not to be so easy.

I visited skype.com, logged into my account, clicked on my profile picture and then click on the Edit profile button. From there I could change many things, my name, address, email, date of birth, even gender 🙂 But I could not find the option to swap the picture 🙁

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Adobe Audition turned grey or purple? Here’s what to do…

A few weeks ago, I was editing some sound in Adobe Audition, quickly copying, pasting, cropping and so on when, BUM, out of the blue, the sound wave turned purple. This is how the sound wave looked like:

Adobe Audition turned purple
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How to quickly remove noise in Adobe Audition

Today an easy tip how to quickly reduce or completely remove noise in Adobe Audition.

This method may not be the best solution if you work professionally with audio but it is quick and easy and I think that for many people that produce digital content (podcasts, Youtube videos and so on) is good enough.

I use it myself all the time both for my personal finance podcasts at Smart Polak and also when producing Audiobooks for learning Polish. It virtually takes seconds and produces good results. Here is what to do.

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