You will need
  • - Computer
  • - Internet
First, select a photo. The best would be a simple photo, nature background, no frills and postures. In order to show itself in all its glory, you have a photo album, looking at the avatar people have to see your face and eyes, and the more normal expression on your face at this point, the better.
Find out the scale of the avatars, which needs to be maintained. Of course, the sites themselves shrink a photo, but it would be much better if you do it yourself. Cut photos in proportions that are defined in the avatars on the site for which you do avatar.
Use editor Portable Cosmetic Guide in order to retouch skin defects. Try to keep it natural - the abuse of special effects on your marble, unnatural color and texture.
After you're done editing, use the editor ACDSee 9.0 for compressing photos to the desired size. Use a compression method ClearIQZ with maximum quality compression to avoid quality loss.
Upload photos to the site. Make sure it corresponds to how you want to see it. If it is not, correct and re-deliver the corrected version.