Here some step-by-step on how to make a simple transparent header with Adobe Photoshop
First of all you ought to have a software of Adobe Photoshop to start to make one
the easiest way....
just download a Portable Photoshop
I prefer Portable software because portable required none install software into your computer. You just click on it
Open up a New working file for you to work with your header project
FILE - NEW
Make sure to adjust the Width and Height
and make sure your background is Transparent.
And you will find something appear like this
Import your desire picture to put on your header
FILE - OPEN
After you click OPEN, your picture will appear
You need to crop your picture nicely before paste it on your working file
You'll need TOOLS,choose suitable tools and start cropping
After finish up the cropping area, you will find the Crop Area is in "dashing" line
COPY and PASTE
You have to copy the crop image into your header file
EDIT - COPY
Paste it on Header file
EDIT - PASTE
Now, you have success crop and copy paste your picture!!!
Adjust the size ot the way you want the picyure to be.
EDIT - FREE TRANSFORM
Choose a right tool to begin with
You almost there... but..we have two more important step to go ^^
ADDING TEXT EFFECT
Go on to the LAYERS on your right - T icon
Right click on your mouse and will apper
Click on BLENDING OPTION to proceed
Layer Style will appear on your working file
Just explore which effect that suit your text
Do you see any differences on this text???
To know either your text have add effect
You can check on your right
LAYERS - T icon - below the T icon - Effect - Drop Shadow
Make sure you save the file in PNG format
Go to FILE - SAVE AS - RENAME - PNG
and upload into your blog
Any problem??? Leave your comment below and Good Luck!