I might do a painting like this, but rather than painting a streak with a person. I'd paint a streak of emotions, or possibly things that have triggered sever emotions in my past. The paintbrush painting this caught my eye.
This photograph was taken at a very interesting angle with the sunlight shining through. The black and white of the photograph directs the focus to the woman. Photo Gothic Quarters, Barcelona de Frank van Haalen (via
Makoto Aida, Azemichi (a path between rice fields) Japanese mineral pigment, acrylic on Japanese paper, 73 x 52 cm. Collection of Toyota Municipal Museum of Art; courtesy Mizuma Art Gallery Feels Vauguely creepy - Japanese as opposed to American Gothic?