Boogs
 member, 28 posts
 I do boogie consistently.
 Consistently boogie I do.
Wed 31 Mar 2021
at 19:27
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
Hey folks, I have once again come across the issue of creating a character for this site, only to have a very limited selection of portraits to choose from. This really wouldn't be a bother to me if the portraits weren't so overwhelmingly white and male. I'd love to find a way to incorporate more diverse portrait pics without spamming the site.

What I'd love to offer is, if you have a picture of a person of color you would like for your character(s), but don't know how to cut the size down, send me the link to the picture and I will be happy to edit it down for you to exactly or as close as possible to site requirement. I'll then send it back to you so that you can send it yourself to the portrait crew here.

Breaking it down:

1) Submit link to pic to my PM (or post in this thread)
2) Will edit to proper submission format
3) Will send back to you for your character
4) You send to portrait team

Let me also reiterate the rule being that you can submit no more than one portrait per "portrait cycle", and only for the character that you're playing.

You can reference the FAQ for portrait submissions HERE.

I was hoping that by volunteering this service, it would cut down on RPOL staff needing to thread through multiple pictures to edit down, removing some of the bottle neck issues. I hope to also encourage more individuals to invest in submitting portraits for people of color.

Imagine; we might get something like 1 pic of a black woman with an afro, a full page of "hispanic males" or even more than 12 "middle eastern males" and where half of them are not white! XD

Truly I'd love to find more inclusive representation for the players and DMs that want more diverse casts. I really hope this helps!
Jewwk of Shuu
 member, 27 posts
 "I cast: Pro: Sandwich"
 GM: "But WHY?!"
Wed 31 Mar 2021
at 21:18
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
Most awesome, thx!!
Jewwk of Shuu
 member, 29 posts
 "I cast: Pro: Sandwich"
 GM: "But WHY?!"
Thu 1 Apr 2021
at 12:30
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
Some good ones from this site:

https://www.boredpanda.com/bla...utm_campaign=organic

and another

https://www.pinterest.com/naaz...of-african-ancestry/

Apologies, don't have the time to submit individual ones.
Boogs
 member, 29 posts
 I do boogie consistently.
 Consistently boogie I do.
Thu 1 Apr 2021
at 19:13
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
These are great, thanks!
praguepride
 member, 1785 posts
 "Hugs for the Hugs God!"
 - Warhammer Fluffy-K
Thu 1 Apr 2021
at 22:00
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
Let me know if you need help cutting Boogs.
Boogs
 member, 30 posts
 I do boogie consistently.
 Consistently boogie I do.
Fri 2 Apr 2021
at 13:36
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
@Praguepride

Thank you! I'm not shy about asking for help :)
Jarodemo
 member, 928 posts
 My hovercraft
 is full of eels
Fri 2 Apr 2021
at 14:44
Re: Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
praguepride:
Let me know if you need help cutting Boogs.

Lol, if ever a sentence needed a comma!!!
praguepride
 member, 1786 posts
 "Hugs for the Hugs God!"
 - Warhammer Fluffy-K
Fri 2 Apr 2021
at 19:00
Re: Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
I stand by my sentence as written.

/brandishes blade
praguepride
 member, 1787 posts
 "Hugs for the Hugs God!"
 - Warhammer Fluffy-K
Fri 2 Apr 2021
at 20:25
Re: Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
Here are almost 70 images cut to a box size. RPOL standard is 100x100 but I left them at 300-500 a side so that someone can decide to keep it as is or zoom in a bit on the face for more details.


https://imgur.com/a/7Em3zpr
SunRuanEr
 subscriber, 378 posts
Fri 2 Apr 2021
at 22:46
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
Some of those pics are really fantastic. Makes me wish I had someplace to snag one and use it. Good job!
Waxahachie
 member, 174 posts
 The horn that wakes
 the sleepers
Sat 3 Apr 2021
at 06:57
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
This is a much needed effort - I'll try to contribute. I remember having to struggle with portraits when my Call of Cthulhu game moved to Egypt, and then wondering what I'd do when the game moved to Kenya.
Boogs
 member, 31 posts
 I do boogie consistently.
 Consistently boogie I do.
Sat 3 Apr 2021
at 23:28
Diverse Portrait Pics Volunteer
@praguepride

Wow that is a very practical and fantastic way of promoting some dope pics. Thank you!

I'll do the same once I get back from my MILs!