“*Down Amongst The Sugar Cane” is part of the Tropics and Abstract Collections*…

Watercolour on Fabriano Artistico Hot Pressed Paper..

Down Amongst the Sugar Cane…
It lies hidden, secret, waiting…
Sleep ridden, quiet, pensive…
.. by Janis Zroback


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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 Zrobackover 5 years ago

  • Josh Bowe
    Josh Boweover 5 years ago

    No that is what i call working complimentary colours, superb Janis

  • Welcome Josh…thank you so much…I think both the story and the subject matter, call for violent contrasts…I’m glad you like it.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • melynda blosser
    melynda blosserover 5 years ago

    great image and use of colors, really brightens the day :)

  • Thank you so much Mel…I’m happy you like it.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Alison Cornford-Matheson
    Alison Cornfor...over 5 years ago

    Love the bright colours and bold lines!

  • Thank you so much Alison…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • melynda blosser
    melynda blosserover 5 years ago

    :) i do and you are so very welcome

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyover 5 years ago

    excellent! love the colours !

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillover 5 years ago

    glorious artwork and colours, beautiful imagery and so very Christmassy. hugsxxx

  • I guess it is..:)) a tropical Christmas..
    Thank you so much Hilary…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • John Fish
    John Fishover 5 years ago

    beautiful painting. I love everything about this, the brush strokes, the freedom, the expression, the movement, the vibrant colors, the textures in the watercolor. great work

  • What a wonderful compliment John!!…I am so pleased that it resonated with you, even with the snake in the grass…
    I love to paint watercolour very free and loose, or wet and wild, but keeping full control throughout the whole process of painting…it’s a tug of war and dialogue going on between us all the time, but it’s also very exhilarating…thank you so much…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 5 years ago

    great colors…You hit a nerve of the sugar cane fields being burned…………ah the aroma…….

  • I wanted to give the essence of both stages in the life of the cane, and a litle bit of sinister stuff with the haiku poem I wrote…when I was growing up the cane cutters wore high rubber boots for that very reason…I also echoed a bit of that colour in the cane itself…glad you like it.
    Note: I love to eat sugar cane too….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 5 years ago

    one of my favorites…………….

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