Welcome to Avatar Central!
A lot of people come to WordPlay looking for assistance with avatars, so I thought it would be helpful to aggregate all our avatar tips, and free photos, clip art and image modification tools, all in one place.
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|Picnik lets you create professional quality clip art!
Thereâ€™s no software to download and itâ€™s easy to use. Just follow the easy instructions and youâ€™ll be creating your own cool clip art in no time.
|Image Chef personalized image generator
The free Image Chef online application kicks photos up a notch by allowing you to personalize them.
|Gain readers with your blog’s avatar
The WordPlay icon Hall of Fame gives examples of good icons, as well as explanations of why each attracted me to click on it.
Read more about what makes a compelling avatar
Stock.Xchng is searchable, easy to use and the selection of free photos is great.
|Free clip art
This collection of links to free clip art takes you right to the good stuff.
|BeFunky image modification
Itâ€™s easy to create stunning images with the free BeFunky online application.
|GIFWorks image modification
The free GIFWorks online allows you to create avatar images and have a blast while you do it.
|Deputize yourself and give yourself the seal of approval
Try these two free applications that allow you to make official-looking badges and seals to dress up your blog and intimidate your friends.
Read our review of Official Seal Generator and Official Badge Generator
|Picasa image organization and modification
Now that you have all these great free images, the free Picasa software will let you organize them and take them to the next level with their image modification tools.
Have we missed a valuable avatar resource youâ€™d like to see added? Please leave a comment about it. Also, please let us know if you have any tips youâ€™d like to pass on for using the resources on this page.