In every sense of the word, the strategy behind my style is to simply let loose the edges and colors and let yourself fall into creativity. Let go your expectations. Let go your control. And play.
Stage 1: a brief blocking of colors and shapes to form the figure.
Stage 2 - infinity: add layers upon layers of a strokes with a slight blur to help define the subject - without actually adding definition. The more mingled the colors, the better.
Stage Final: Final touches are to add pieces of splatter and shadow/highlights to fine tune certain edges and
The secret? Only pieces of it are "in focus" or have a realistic look. Then let the rest be more expressive than you find comfortable.