Here is an archive of the avatars I have used. Since 2015, I commission my avatars from artists with a very loose mandate, letting them do whatever they want within as few parameters as I need. Generally, no detail beyond sizing was requested, although the exact brief varied for each artist.
All are copyrighted. Do not reuse.
Commissioned from Liam / Robin in .
Commissioned from Tayruu in , and completed in .
Commissioned from Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho in .
Commissioned from Sarah Lund in , completed in , and delayed from publication until to give the Cup Cat a reasonable amount of time.
Commissioned from Azu in .
Commissioned from Eoghan Kerrigan in , and received in .
This was an experiment in commissioning larger pieces and selecting a crop myself for the avatar itself. While I’m pleased with the results, I’m not sure whether I’ll continue with this format going forwards. You can see the larger artwork by clicking on the avatar image.
Commissioned from Luke in .
Obtained as a donation reward for the ACLU. Only worn on Twitter for the month of .
Commissioned from Alison Graham in .
Commissioned from Daniel Silva in .
Commissioned from Sam Orchard in .
Commissioned from Anne Szabla in .
Commissioned from Sara Goetter in .
In , Tailsteak made a variant. It was never actually used as an avatar.
Commissioned from Mason Williams a.k.a. Tailsteak in .
In , I changed my avatar to include my significant other of the time. This was taken on the Dune du Pyla in France.
From onwards, I used an extreme close-up of my face. This was my longest-lasting avatar and probably still remains in use in some accounts I haven’t bothered cleaning up.
Around and onwards (I wasn’t on the internet much at that time), I used this as an avatar. I probably lifted it from Google Images.