[LMB] Livejournal - about icons

Louann Miller lqmiller at ev1.net
Sun, 04 Apr 2004 10:32:35 -0500

At 02:35 PM 4/3/2004 -0800, Raye Johnsen wrote:
>I suggest you go to this site:
><http://www.dookyweb.com/avatars.swf>; it's a flash
>applet that allows you to create a caricature of
>yourself (or another face, if you wish).  Ignore the
>'email' option; when you have your face, press 'Print
>Screen' and then paste the clipboard's contents into
>Paint, Photoshop or some other image editing program,
>then crop and resize your picture.
>LJ requires icons to be no larger than 100x100 pixels,
>less than 47KB, and in .jpeg or .gif format.  Keeping
>these constraints in mind, you can make other icons
>for yourself from other pictures you find around the
>place.  I enjoy making myself icons and swapping them
>around occasionally.

I don't livejournal and probably never will, but the forums for that 
Distributed Proofreaders group I recently joined have avatars max 80x80 
pixels. Few of the ones I've seen were actually representational. (mine is 
a snip of Jean Grey going all Phoenix for the first time.)