As all of you probably already know the avatar of a sig can make or break it. You can have a great looking signature but an avatar that is just mediocre will make the sig look just the same.
Many of you have PM'd or chatted with me about avatars. Some of you do not know how to make them or make them unique. I felt i would start this thread to see if any of our graphic artist would like to share some secrets. Myself I try and draw them and then work with effects to get the most out of the frame work. I will use illustrator a lot plus other programs. Then either move the sig over and work it in or ill take the parts of the sig and break it down and move it in. Fonts!!! That is one of the most difficult parts of a sig from what people are discussing with me. They are correct. If the text isn't right it will diminish the final product. Myself I try many differant styles, sometimes it works some times it doesnt.
I am far from an expert in this and felt maybe if everyone put their 2 cents in we could help each other out.