Nice work trying long exposures--I'm attaching the Picasso picture below. Is there a way to paint with light like you did but to add more to the picture--perhaps like in the Picasso photo below--be turning another light on for a brief second to illuminate the background--or even foreground? I like the picture of you drawing and writing words--can you somehow show us you more (or less) than just from over the shoulder--using a mirror or drawing on glass or something so that the composition draws us more to the words and to their direct meaning to you. Or perhaps only have a part of your arm and hand reaching in from the side and show even less of you--can that draw us in more? I also included an image by local artist Harmony Motter that might help you think of how to take this to a deeper level and add even more to the image.
In 1949 life photographer, gjon mili visited pablo picasso in vallauris, france. after showing him some pics of ice skaters w tiny lights on their skates, jumping in the dark…he was inspired. the above photo was 1 of a full life magazine spread of pics of picasso, painting with light…
Photograph by Harmony Motter