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.
Projeto "Tipo Essa" transforma letras de músicas marcantes em cartazes tipográficos
It is so awesome to see how photo manipulation can work in a piece. I love how they made the explosion of smoke the same color as the body to really touch on the illusion of the face blowing up. It gives the image and uneasy feeling.