"I give you the light of Eärendil, our most beloved star. May it be a light for you in dark places, when all other lights go out."
Edit: This is a painting from a reference photo I took from the web. It hasn't been painted over or traced. I use guidelines to help me measure important aspects of the face when sketching but that is it other than simple eye-balling.
Cate Blanchett as Galadriel from the LotR films.
Done in Photoshop CS using a Wacom Bamboo tablet.