Why Did You Choose Your Avatar?

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Jeffan Caliarthan, May 8, 2019.

  1. Dnae Ila

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  2. Raevyn Tsornin

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    that does seem to be it. maybe I need to use that pic for a crisper avatar
     
  3. Dnae Ila

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  4. Dovienya el'Korim

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    I was young and liked my avatar's hair :lol I didn't put much thought into it back in the day.
     
  5. Trystyne Telyan

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    I like red hair on female warrior types.
     
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    I mentioned in my introduction post that I found this site through a Twitter spiral. Well, while I was free-falling through that, I noticed a lot of people were sharing these anime characters they had created to look like them. So like the sheep I am, I did what everyone else was doing and made one (except I didn't make mine to look like me). I like the way it turned out :)
     
  7. Sephi Vardin

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    Because he looks a lot like I used to when I had facial hair and saw everyone here had fantasy themed ones and he's what I found while googling around. Makes me want to grow mine back out, actually. Think I might do it.
     
  8. Alivia Sorevin

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    I chose my avatar after aviendha because I really (really) admire her fierceness and willpower. I like how she’s also stubborn - like me. Not a very original choice on my part, but I still like it :)
     
  9. Leese Sulan

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    A friend drew a portrait of me back when I had blue hair for a few years.
     
  10. Enya Tawarwaith

    Enya Tawarwaith Valkyrie Sedai Aes Sedai

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    Back in the day, there as this avatar gallery hosted at the site, so I went through it and picked one I really loved.
    Years later, I found the artist was a guy named Greg Call, I messaged the guy and got a yes :D

    She's actually the book cover one a book in series about strong female characters within fantasy :D I do of course have the book :look
     
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  12. Carika Ambray

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    This is my second avatar. I'm not quite sure what happened to my first one but I think I had been removed when a clean up was done way back when! I did LOVE it! Also way back when, wasn't there a picture list to choose from on the site? So this one, no idea where it came from but I fell in love with it.
     
  13. Luna Morn

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    @Carika Ambray And here's the version that fits our new 200x200 avatar size requirements. ^^ This way it won't look so stretched out.

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  14. Adanys Wynterwulf

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    It's a beautiful avatar :love
     
  15. Eryn al'Dael

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    This is such an interesting thread!

    My avatar is Delirium from Neil Gaiman's Sandman series, a character I absolutely adore and like her incarnation in Brief Lives, we're both pale with crazy red hair. I relate to her a lot but I'd like to think I have better taste in ice cream (delicious though chicken and telephone flavour might be, it's not for me!)
     
  16. Gnome Maq'Gnomen

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    It is just a cropped image of myself, because I wasn't feeling too inspired (i.e. I'm lazy) to go and try to find an illustration I could use.
     
  17. Carika Ambray

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    I love yours as well!! It reminds me of Hermione Granger! :ok

    I LOVE the red hair!! Reminds me of Brave!
     
  18. Adanys Wynterwulf

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    I haven't heard that before, but I'm not mad about it :tongue
     
  19. Carika Ambray

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  20. Liadan

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    The long hair is the biggest perk of the image I’m using. While I wish the one with red hair was the original, I’ll use the artist’s work and not change to suit my whims as she’s given me permission to use it’s an avatar. It’s something as a tagger I appreciate her allowing and respect hugely having been through the copyright awareness debacle back in 2006-2007 when artists started suing taggers for copyright infringement. Since then I’ve spent countless thousands on tubes and respected artist wishes to not alter work when asked