My daughter has a lot of talent and imagination when it comes to building with Bionicles and LEGOs. She builds all the kits that she buys pretty much the day that she gets them, but after that she creates her own stuff, mixing and matching parts. Here is one of her recent creations, a guitar-playing alien.
And from the side:
One of the things I like best about this particular figure is that it can stand up on its own and it has multiple points of articulation in the legs and arms, which can be a little hard to see from the pictures. I've also seen a variation playing the flute.