When you need a sexy terrain relief map

If you’ve ever needed to make nice looking relief maps like I do now, have a look at these sites.

and http://www.shadedrelief.com/

I want to make something along the lines of Google’s terrain map, but with a client’s higher-resolution DEM data. I don’t if ESRI’s Spatial Analyst is going to get me quite where I want to go, so I’m going to have to maybe try some other tools