Nowadays, being anonymous behind the computer is becoming the lesser preference as many people are more daring in letting their individuality show, whether through the use of real pictures or avatars. An avatar is an animated picture that is used to identify an individual in internet forums and chat boards. Creating an avatar is becoming a trend for many internet users especially with the elaborateness some websites that allows you to create an animated picture that looks exactly like you, for free.
There are lots of popular online websites that let you go wild in creating your avatars. To create an animated character of yourself for free, you will have to just go and visit those sites and follow the instructions given. A blank character should be visible in a box before you start creating one. To set the character at default, you can just click on a button and start experimenting with as many as 16 tabs which allow you to have your unique pick of hairstyles, eyebrows, and clothing. A single tab will offer you dozens of different choices so that you are able to create an avatar that looks exactly like you.
There are also some websites that allow you to create dynamic avatars for free for your personal use almost anywhere on the web. Some offer an easy method that does not use any Flash, ActiveX controls, downloads or toolbars. To create an avatar, you will only have to click on the ‘create’ tab at the homepage. You will be given the choice to select your gender, skin color and eye color of your own preference. As you click on the ‘next’ button, several options for expressions, hair and eyewear can be customized according to your taste. Every time a selection is made, you will notice changes in your picture. Once you are satisfied with your creation, you can save the animated picture onto your computer.
Creating an avatar is so much more fun and interesting today as you are able to have it look exactly like a cartoon version of yourself.