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….