Design your own WANTED poster

Ever look at a Wanted poster and wonder how an artist rendered it? Check out this Web site, which allows you the delightful (if sort of creepy) pleasure in digitally constructing your very own police sketch.

First, select the head you want, your hairstyle of choice (receding hairlines? Oh yeah), your preferred creepy eyewear and maybe a sinister mustache for good measure. Then you can save, print or load your sketch. The site is surprisingly intricate. You can reduce the opacity on facial features and contort them so that your own personal perp looks just right. We like the subtly subversive nature of this time waster. The site almost makes you feel like you aren’t just procrastinating—you’re helping catch a criminal (whom you made up). Morbid? Yes. Weirdly fun? You bet.

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Design your own WANTED poster