Day 4 of 30 in 30 – a day off from clouds

Remember I said that I wanted to have “fun” with this?  Well, today, I tried to have fun.  Instead of painting another of the cloud series, I tried an abstract.  I’ve been taking an online class on brushstrokes and I wanted to play with that.  This is from a photograph I took when I was trying to get home last week.  It was nearing sunset and I kept passing areas with the sun piercing through the forest.  Finally, I pulled over and started taking photographs.  One of the photos was blurry and streaky and I thought it made an interesting image.  This abstract retains the fiery passion of the sun as it plunges into the sea.  But different.  When I look at it, I sort of feel like I birthed an alien….