Recently, I helped out a fellow CoH player, uziel21, with a long set of missions. It was something I wanted to do anyway, so it wasn't like I went out of my way. In the end, he offered to do custom artwork of a character for each of us that helped. As I was familiar with his work, I was excited about this.
So, I went for broke and asked for work of a character I play named Brainhammer. I hoped that would be OK, because he's kind of a detailed character. You can see pictures of him here (those are reference pix I gave him). All that bright green hardsuit armor and hammer are supposed to be energy constructs, as he's part of The Viridian Guard, a "Green Lantern" tribute team, played by me and my fellow members of "Team Awesome" (just a bunch of us that team up a lot and have a blast).
As time passed, I got more geared up, seeing other pieces he finished. He also joined us in-game, not only having a blast but getting pictures of the rest of the Guard, saying he'd been inspired. Yeah, you better believe that geared us up even more.
Today, I received this: