You have now got your own emoticon. Feel free to use this instructables emoticon.
You can use your own pictures to make a custom and/or animated emoticons. I used Photoshop CS3 but this should work with other Photoshop's, GIMP, and other graphics softwares. Please look at the images as they are sometimes clearer. (to make an image into an emoticon skip to step 7). Simple and easy
Step 1: The base
First, you need to open the pictures to go in your animated emoticon