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"I’m not a man worthy of introductions." - Koyomi Araragi
“Its like a finger pointing away to the moon. Dont concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory.” - Bruce Lee
"Turning away from the wall
Nothing I can see
The scream deep inside
reflecting another person in my heart
He calls me from within
"All existence you see before you
must be wiped out:
Dream, Reality, Memories,
How to choose your Icon, Avatar or Profile Picture
I would like to say this does not apply to everyone and is in no way true for the whole DeviantArt community
I wanted to share some information on how I chose my user icon because I wanted to answer a question in the forums ehehe ^_^''
I've included some citations as well where I got the information. Alright we're good? Okay ehm---I'
To be honest I would have love to make a poll but I'm afraid I won't be able to account for the whole DA population.
It's scary to think that people judge you by your avatar, and that's something research has proved. In a world where people are so bu
Avatar Tutorials: How to Make Avatars:iconfree-davatars:
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
Tutorial - Your Own AvatarMany deviants wonder how to have their own personalized avatars, or icons - if you prefer.
I have already created a tutorial showing how I made many of my customized avatars - you can check it here - but since it's very old, I decided to create a new onel. : )
It is big, since I tried to put as many information as possible.
Also, bare in mind that this tutorial is explained in a simple way, so even beginners and newbies will understand it.
I hope it will help!
How to Set your Avatar
Firstly, I will teach how to set your avatar.
If you already know, feel free to skip this step.
This step is for the new deviants that are still not used to deviantART mechanics.
1) Go to your profile. Click over the place where your icon will be - on the left top side of your profile.
2) A box cal