Hey, if you painted this by hand you've recreated it beautifully. Before I have read your comment I thought the lamp has been simply blurred in the source photo. I like the wavy look too - gives it artistic feel
Cool ... Kind of a surrealistic feel to this one
Your chops are your chops. There is another entry here that I just didn't get, but it does not matter. If you like it when you hit send, that's all that matters. I'm not great but I like the process. The voting is incidental.