An avatar is a graphical representation of yourself. It can be a cartoon, an image, a photo, an animal or an object. You can use them at Instant Messengers, forums, discussion boards, blogs, websites and even cell phones. They can also be used at chat rooms and virtual reality games online. But the most fun ones are the ones that create a cartoon or an image which you can customize. You can customize its looks, clothes and backgrounds.
For people who are shy to reveal their true self to the public, avatar poses as an alternative to a picture. Avatar is also a creative avenue to invent different characters to depict yourself. Avatar is also something fun for those bored people out there with nothing much to do.
Here are 10 fun avatar maker websites for you to explore.
This website allows you to create avatars looking like Japanese cartoons, with big eyes and small body. You can customize most features including facial features, clothes and background. You can even add kids or pets to your avatar.
The avatar is great for your blog and very easy to use. Once created, you just need to right-click and save the picture. You just need to acknowledge the creator at your blog.
Here you can create a 3D animated avatar, either male or female. Your avatar can be created based on themes such as styles, music, boutique, sports, lifestyle or holidays.
You could use Meez avatars at AIM, store them at Photobucket or your cell phones. You just need to register to use the avatars.
You can create a Barbie-like cartoon avatar at Pimp My Doll. Here you can create your avatar step-by-step. The image will be shown immediately and you can change till you’re satisfied before moving onto the next step.
After you have completed creating your avatar, you could save the GIF file instantly.
DoppleMe is a website which allows you to create avatars to be used in forums, Instant Messengers, blogs and almost anywhere else on the web.
It does not require flash, ActiveX controls, downloads or toolbars. It is quick and easy to use. The website allows you to save your avatars too.
If you already have a Yahoo! mail, you can use Yahoo! Avatars to create an avatar to be used in any Yahoo! services including Yahoo! messenger, Yahoo! Games, Yahoo! Movies, Yahoo! Music Engine, Yahoo! Podcasts, Yahoo! Answers, and Yahoo! Trip Planner. It has a very comprehensive range of facial features, clothes, accessories and background to choose from. It even has a section for different lifestyles.
The avatars are cartoon-like and they blink at you everytime you log into your Yahoo! account. So cute! You must try it, you’ll get hooked!
For those who believe in horoscope, you can create an avatar at Horoscope Avatar Maker and insert a widget at your website or blog.
Your avatar will be accompanied with your horoscope and are updated daily.
Here you can create a princess avatar. It makes you feel like you came out of a Disney movie with castle and all. There are many gowns and dresses to choose from, including extensive range of accessories such as gloves, crown and necklace.
You can save the doll and use the HTML code for MySpace profiles or forums and pages.
There are avatars for male (dude) and female (dollz) that you can create. Although there are not many choices in terms of clothing and facial features but it allows you to create the avatar in different combinations quickly, making it quite addictive.
You can use them for Instant Messengers, forums, discussion boards, blogs, wallpaper, and mobile/cellphone background.
Avatars created at Doll Maker Code can be used at forums, blogs, Instant Messengers, personal websites, and even cell phones.
You can print, save or email the created avatars. It’s a very easy-to-use website.
Here you can create funny-looking cartoon character. The main features that makes an avatar a hilarious one is the jaws, eyes and ears.
After creating your funny avatar, you can either print, save or e-mail them.
What are you waiting for? Try the avatar makers and create multiple personalities for yourself. It’s really addictive!