Two of the most frequently asked questions we get at the FreeAvatarProject are... "How do you make avatars?"
"How can I make an avatar?"And who can blame anyone for asking? The only advice dA offers on the subject is... :faq662:...Not very informative, is it? Well, there's a good reason for that! Because there are so many different ways to make avatars, it's difficult to answer these questions in just one FAQ.
This is why some of dA's nicest avatar creators decided to offer tutorials that can help people learn how to make their own avatars. We spent the entire month of February 2010 gathering up this type of information to help answer your questions.
However, before we get ahead of ourselves, let's make sure you have the right software to get you started.
Lots of artists already have the right software to create an avatar.
You may already have Paint, a fairly basic program that come