We pick names out of a hat in my husband's family( we are up to 22 including spouses and significant others!) I picked my nephew Keith and his girlfriend Lauren. I swiped a photo from Facebook of them at the Bristol Rhode Island 4th of July parade ( fb is quite convenient!) and painted this portrait of them. I pretty sure they were pleased- Lauren kept looking at it !
I love giving gifts that are this well received.
It's acrylic-and very challenging -might try an oil portrait next.