There's a lot of fun to be had with this assignment. Like Flickr, Photobucket has many features, but more flexibility with creating albums since your not limited to your own personal photos.
I enjoyed myself. See my photos at my Photobucket webpage.
This is a great site for libraries to find photos to add to advertising/promotions (as long as credit is given).
With many people creating avatars on the web--as I saw on ABC's i-Caught this past Tuesday 9pm--it's good to know how it's done, so I can help others if they ask.