As I mentioned previously, I've been playing around with creating a painterly effect. In that old post, I talked about Adobe Pixel Bender and gave a few examples of what the options there are.
Of course, I can't leave well enough alone and worked to massage the piece a bit more by creating a feeling of depth. Not depth of scene, but depth as it relates to how paint might sit on a stretched canvas.
The result of this experiment is what you see above. Unfortunately, because it has been sized to fit your screen, it loses a lot of what I worked to get. So to illustrate, I've cut two 400x400 pixel swatches and they are shown below.
I will continue to experiment and post the results here.