Anybody know how these are made. I see them a lot, mostly web designers have them. Are they hand made in psd or illustrator or is there a web service that converts real photos?

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  • I think it's safe to say those were drawn by a human. They have enough commonalities that a Mr. Potato Head-style app could be at play, but I'd assume they're just from the same artist.
    – tadamson
    Commented Jan 21, 2011 at 17:54
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Photoshop + Photoshop Plugin + Save As... Favicon.ico + File Type 'Windows Icon' = your icon works.

Put in the same directory as your main page and put the following HTML inside the head:


Skip all of that and use a .gif or .png (Won't work in IE), and put the following HTML inside of the head:


  • your answer is 80% off but..thanks for your effort. edit your answer a little bit more.
    – andrewk
    Commented Feb 14, 2011 at 21:07

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