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I have friends that have "cartoonized" their profile picture in the social network. How can I do that too.

I have only very elementary knowledge of graphics (ms-paint).

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Have you asked your friends how they did theirs -- perhaps they could help you to do yours? –  mas Aug 26 '09 at 11:03

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Are you talking about that kind of picture?

cartoon picture

I don't know what is the site to make theme, but if you specify that this is what you want, I'm sure someone knows what the site is.

FaceYourManga

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You can try http://simpsonizeme.com/ if you're a Simpson's fan

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You'll need a more advanced graphics program than Microsoft Paint. Programs like Photoshop and GIMP (which is free) include plugins and filters that can modify a photo in creative ways. Unfortunately, their user interfaces can be pretty intimidating for a new user.

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Paint.NET is a free Windows program that can do some effects, like pencil sketch. (It's also great for general image editing - resizing, cropping, working with layers, changing formats, etc.)

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If you like Mad Men you can make your own cartoon mad men character. It is an easy flash interface.

An example:

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