This is usually what happens when I try to paint happy trees too. The beautiful mountain landscape quickly turns into a recurring screen from an arcade game that has etched itself into my retina. I think it’s better this way. Beautiful nature scenes are played out.
The “Arcade Expressionism” t-shirt design by Brock Davis features the classic scene from Donkey Kong expressed with a series of brushstrokes. Awesome concept on possibly the most identifiable video game image ever.