How to make an avatar in GIMP

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This tutorial will teach you how to make a nice avatar using Gimp, that you can upload for use on online forums, message boards e.t.c.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-03 00:20:35


This tutorial will teach you how to make an avatar for online forums e.t.c. with GIMP.

Welcome to the Gimp Avatar Tutorial, this is the general Gimp interface.

before we really start to work with Gimp we'll have to decide which size the avatar will be (for normal it's 100*100 pixel). After that you open a new document. Then your screen should look like my screenshot. ...

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