Waiting is part of the Trees, Semi-Abstract, and Winter Collections

Watercolour on Fabriano Artistico Hot Pressed Paper…

The Trees are frozen in Silence…Waiting.

Sadness is but a part of it all,
Coming so relentlessly in the morning,
The offscouring of dreams.
Why do you run?
The Birch tree does not run.
Stripped of his leaves by the cold winds,
Waiting silently all winter,
Without complaint.
Standing deep in the snow,
Without motion.
He knows the cold will go away,
That the sun will warm the grass green,
And give back his leaves,
And lure back his birds.
He knows that only fools are not sad
. J. Kavanaugh

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..
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  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackalmost 6 years ago

    The Birch tree does not run.
    Stripped of his leaves by the cold winds,
    Waiting silently all winter,
    Without complaint
    Standing deep in the snow,
    Without motion

  • Ciska
    Ciskaalmost 6 years ago

    Wow Janis this is so wonderful, you really are a very clever and talented lady, to achieve what you do with your paintings is fannnntastic, I could never do it!!! Keep up the great work, I love it all!!!

  • What a lovely thing to say Ciska…I’m so happy my work resonates with you, and you take the time to come by to tell me so…I really appreciate it…thank you so much.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • DanaMS
    DanaMSalmost 6 years ago

    This is absolutely gorgeous work Janis! Fantastic colors!

  • I’m so glad you love it and chose it as a favourite Dana…nice to see you too…thank you so much…
    I’m creating a winter calendar, but I keep editing it as I finish new paintings…I wonder if it will ever be finished, as I love painting winter so much. :)))

    – © Janis Zroback

  • DesignsByDeb
    DesignsByDebalmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful work, Janis!

  • Thank you so much Deb….glad you like it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Bill Gamblin
    Bill Gamblinalmost 6 years ago

    Janis…why do I get the feeling you are trying to take me away every time I look at your paintings…thanks…I am very impressed and can’t wait to see more

  • That’s so nice of you Bill…If the work takes you away, then I have succeeded and that makes me very happy…thank you so much.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkeralmost 6 years ago

    That’s beautiful janis..well done!!

  • Thank you so much Catherine….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanalmost 6 years ago

    fantastic again Janis

  • Thank you so much Jenny…

    – © Janis Zroback

    ANNETTE HAGGERalmost 6 years ago

    Love the texture and the vibrant colours, beautiful work Janis!…anna ; )

  • Thank you so much Anna…I’m pleased you like it.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Tayloralmost 6 years ago

    whoaa, that’s incredible, yes, really it is!

  • Thank you so much Karin…I’m glad you think so…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • GloriaDK
    GloriaDKalmost 6 years ago

    wow Janis this is gorgeous, one of my favourites. Outstanding colour and composition too.

  • Thanks so much Gloria….I’m so pleased that you like it.

    – © Janis Zroback

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