I've mentioned before that I did The Gimp, the open source Photoshop application. Yesterday, I had to push my Gimp-fu to the limit (including learning how to make shiny, glowy neon eyes), but it was in the service of The Greater Good.
A little grainy because it's expanded to 8 times its normal size, but it positively glows on the Teddy Bear.
Offered for your consideration, the Northeast Bloggers submission to Monster Hunter International. Over at Jay's place.
UPDATE 27 August 2009 18:27: Link now points to Jay's post, rather than the blog main page.