Avatars are great!

Avatars are great when you ;

1. can’t find a photo to suit your protagonists

2. Want to create your own style of character to suit your needs.

3. any other reason

For a food safety module I wanted a certain look NOT a real (stock photo) chef but a chef. So after a some thought an avatar seemed the best fit. I could also incorporate this into a character state. IE choose one character and states throughout the module showed the avatar originally selected.


This site offers a quick and easy way to create a ‘character’ to fit numerous genres/ fields. With various characters to start from you can edit your way to a look that suits your needs.

Here’s a sample of what I created for a ‘murder mystery’ food safety module.


When you can’t find an image to suit your needs, there’s always a way to create your own.

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