This painting by Andre Kohn reminds me of my own carefree, childhood days. Kohn is a figurative artist originally hailing from Russia. He primarily paints with oils but from time-to-time, will switch to mixed media paintings.
Gabriel Moreno on Behance - Scale is an important thing to consider. Also, pattern can help to convey your identity. Perhaps a particular culture you belong to (tartan for scotland, Mendhi Art or aboriginal decor)