Avatar 101

Follow our simple steps and turn that fave pic into a TeenTalk avatar!
by Macy Alcaraz   |  Jun 20, 2007
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Itching to make that favorite picture of yours your TeenTalk avatar? Well, here's the simplest tutorial you'll ever need! Just open your Photoshop software and let's do this!

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Step One: Pick the picture that you want to turn into an avatar.

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Step Two: Choose the crop tool and then, change the dimensions to your preferred avatar size. In this case, we chose 75 pixels by 75 pixels.

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Step Three: Click and drag with the crop tool and select the part of the picture that you want. Double-click to crop it automatically to 75 pixels by 75 pixels (or your preferred size).

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Step Four: Save the picture and upload to a free server. You're now ready to use your brand new avatar on TeenTalk! Woohoo!

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Try it out yourself and show us your avatars on TeenTalk! ;D

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When she's not busy online, she's in the kitchen on a mission to make the world a better place one bite at a time.
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