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“The breezes taste
Of apple peel.
The air is full
Of smells to feel-
Ripe fruit, old footballs,
Burning brush,
New books, erasers,
Chalk, and such.
The bee, his hive,
Well-honeyed hum,
And Mother cuts
Chrysanthemums.
Like plates washed clean
With suds, the days
Are polished with
A morning haze
."…John Updike, September

Every year I go Apple Picking with my family, the day after Thanksgiving it’s a tradition…See the photos and read the story HERE


My apples are usually hyperreal…this time I concentrated on the abstract shapes of windfalls rather than reality…Watercolour on Arches Not Paper..

Featured in Friends of RedBubble 24th September 2013

I paint in many different styles and feature a myriad of subject matter, which I show as individual collections….
I am inspired by the world interpreting it in brilliant colours, often influenced by the writings of famous authors and poets..
© All rights reserved. All images contained on these pages are © copyright protected by Janis Zroback and any use of these images in any form without her written permission will be considered an infringement of these copyrights.

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  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 1 year ago


    “The breezes taste
    Of apple peel.
    The air is full
    Of smells to feel
    ..to learn more about this painting, click description above…

  • – © Janis Zroback

  • ♛ VIAINA
    ♛ VIAINAover 1 year ago

    very beautiful

  • Thank you so much…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 1 year ago

    Can clearly feel the wind in this one Janis, gorgeous color as well.

  • Thank you so much Jim…very nice of you…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 1 year ago

    Beautiful choice of colors, and effects, light also. I love ‘fall’ imagery, always have, even before living in the desert where it means finally blessed relief from months of oppressive heat! I like that the image is very alive, unlike some fall images that are very ‘dead.’ Not saying one is right or wrong, just like the alive-ness of this and that it still says ‘fall.’ It’s joyous.

  • Thanks so much Cindy…I was looking for some of my other “wind” style images, but found that I had taken most of them out…I added a few to the description page just now, but I will have to paint more….I’m really happy you like this one…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 1 year ago

  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejover 1 year ago

    lovely work!

  • Thank you so much Linda…very nice of you…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Richard Maier
    Richard Maierover 1 year ago

    I’m sad that it’s the end of Summer, but these apples make me look forward to Autumn…

  • Thank you so much Richard…very nice of you to say so..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyover 1 year ago

  • Wonderful news…thank you so much…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • LarryB007
    LarryB007over 1 year ago

    Extraordinary work Janis, well done .. Congratulations on your feature!

  • Thank you so much Larry…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 1 year ago

  • Thank you so much..I really appreciate it..

    – © Janis Zroback

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