For portraiture practice and studies, I have been creating line-art drawings and paintings of my social media friends; I would then present it to them on their birthdays!
This one is of Arwen! I was elated that she felt honored by it, as intended, and thankful to her for supporting me by allowing me to include it in my online portfolio exhibits.
She has a wonderful “glow” to her that, in honesty, I felt I was unable to capture well. Nonetheless, while I could have pushed some things farther with it, I do like how the painting turned out! You may decide for yourself by taking a look at the reference picture I used, here: