How to make a Shane Dawson Style Avatar

How to make a avatar very similar to that of YouTube’s very own, Shane Dawson. I’m not nearly as epic him, but I figured he would be fine with me making this video.

Anyway, here is the image you need:

A link to the forum I mentioned:

Screen Recorder: iShowU HD

This tutorial is made for Gimp, but could easily be done in Photoshop.