Manchester, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/06/2014 -- A new site is available to enable artists to create an avatar picture. At http://www.make-avatar.com/, people can select from an endless palate of features, accessories and colors to create an avatar face from scratch. One of the four definitions for avatar found on Merriam-Webster online indicate that an avatar is an electronic image that represents and is manipulated by a computer user.
On http://www.make-avatar.com/ users can start with a basic template and create a picture by clicking on various options in chin, hair color, eyes, mouth, facial hair and hair style. They can elect to add accessories; such as eyeglasses, earrings, facial art and hair accessories.
The easy-to-grasp design template has a plain face that can be transformed to an avatar that the creator can be secretly proud of, share on Facebook, email to themselves or others, or clear and start again.
There are 20 choices of skin color, 60 picks for the eyes, 84 selections for hair styles, almost as many mouths and some interesting selections for the facial hair. Eyelashes can be turned on or off. The variations are almost endless on this create a picture avatar site.
The face template is located in the middle of the screen, and the feature list is on the left in big bold print. To the right are the numerous design options.
All features come with the back and forward arrows with a palate of six choices on each page.
Children and adults alike can have endless fun making avatars on http://www.make-avatar.com/. It can be a solo activity or a paired or team activity to help users learn to collaborate and compromise of a short-term project.