Immediately after Pablo Stanley tweeted about avataaars, folks went wild and rightly so. Not only is this fun and useful for creating custom avatars, it can also be very handy if for persona illustrations in UX design work.

This is an incredibly creative use of a Sketch Symbol library and it’s Free! If you haven’t grabbed it and played with it yet, do so now.

avataaars Mix & Match Avatars with a Sketch library
Create avatar illustrations in Sketch App with this free library. Combine clothes, hair, emotions, accessories, and colors.

Also, soon after this launched Fang-Pen Lin created a (partial-featured) web-app version of this for folks who don’t have Sketch and it’s called avataaars generator