The work you all did making Variations on a theme is inspiring! I'd like to go further on the road to refinement, this time holding onto value and exaggerating color, edge quality, composition and/or complexity.
Keep in mind that exaggeration needn't involve harsh or clamorous experiments. You could use a limited palette, for example, exaggerating a mood, or turning down intensity by adding a little bit of the compliment of each color.
The impending storm, above, significantly downplays the textures of the fields.
Below are a couple of photos that offer a simple collection of dark, middle and light shapes. Get a good grip on the value pattern and take of into an interpretation of your own.