How to Make an Avatar in Photoshop

Learn How to Make an Avatar in Photoshop Step by Step

Today I will be teaching you how to make a cool avatar in Photoshop. This method can be used in Photoshop 6.0 and above. The first step is to figure out the size of the avatar you want. Most forums require a certain size for your avatars, so you should make your avatar the exact size you need. You can do this by going to new document on your toolbar. After you do those select pixels and then type in the size you need. Once you have done that you will have the basic frame for your avatar. Now it’s time to figure out what you want your avatar to be. If you just want a picture of yourself to be the avatar on the particular forum or social website, then just import a picture of yourself in Photoshop and make it smaller. You can do this by going to image and then image size at the top of your main menu bar. After you do this type in the same size you made your avatar. You can also make an avatar out of a bigger image. For example, I took full body image of The Joker and only used his face as my avatar on the forum. The way I did this was to first use the crop tool to crop out only the face and cut out the rest of his body. Once I cropped the part of the image I wanted to use, I simply just went to image size on the menu bar and changed the size so it would fit on the forum. This is a very useful method for making avatars out of cool comic and video game characters.

If you really want to make a cool avatar you can just draw one from scratch. This is done by just drawing something like a happy face and then you can resize the image to the size it needs to be. You can resize the image by going to image size on the menu bar. Once you do this you will be able to use the avatar on any forum or website you desire. Drawing your own avatar is both easy and fun. Another way you create an avatar in Photoshop is to combine an image with a drawing you made. Once you put both images together in the same canvas you can easily resize the image. Once again you resize the image by going to image size on the menu bar, and then just resize the image to the size you need it to be. The reason you need to resize your avatar is because most forums online allow a certain size. But some forums will resize the image for you. But it’s better to just resize it yourself just to be safe. Because if your avatar is too big it won’t work on forums and not even show up.