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Delicious ..Strawberry Tart by © Janis Zroback

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Strawberry tart is the second in the series "Delicious"… Watercolour on Sennelier Not Paper…

In the description that accompanied “Blueberry Tart” I referred to the work of a famous American artist called “Wayne Thiebaud”, who stated that his subject matter came out of a genuine experience from his life, from the American world, in which he was privileged to be. He went on to say that it was the most genuine thing which he had done. His subject matter is a commentary on the abundance that is a part of American society and the longings and desires ( e.g. all those cakes in a row) that go along with it.

Like Thiebaud, this new series is definitely a reflection of my particular experience… it is at once a commentary on the richness of our culture and at the same time a reflection of my daily life… in addition to being a painter, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen… my belief is that since I have to cook to feed my family I had better do it well, (I have an abhorrence of wasted time), so to that end I have almost as many cookbooks as art books, in fact I have a collection of several hundred cook books… I have mentioned before, that there is a peacefulness, a feeling of rightness when I sit down to paint food… although all painting brings me pleasure, there is a special joy when I paint food… it is as though it is what I was meant to do

The strawberry is rough like a slave’s arduous life
Vermillion, green, and fuzzy like an inscripted pathway
It tastes like the first candy bar in a child’s life
It looks like a cold soda on a hot summer day
Sounds like the Sirens decepting voice
J. Macgregor
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cake, dessert, food, fruit, janis zroback, red, strawberry, tart, watercolor

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

  • surabhi
    surabhiover 5 years ago

    mmmmmmmm looks yummy :)

  • Thank you so much… I’m glad you like it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • blamo
    blamoover 5 years ago

    YUMMY …………..this looks vast well painted Janis

  • Thank you so much Tone… my soul is in it….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 5 years ago

    gee that looks delicious….

  • You’ll have to go make some.. :)) thanks so much Karin…glad you like it..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ghelly
    Ghellyover 5 years ago

    I gotta fav this one, not only beacuse it’s a great painting, it’s my favorite dessert. =D, YUM YUM….

  • I’m so glad you like both the painting and the tarts…I will be doing a lot more cooking for my painting in the next while, so my family are all primed to eat a lot of desserts while this series continues…thank you so much…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerover 5 years ago

    how delicious!!! Gosh, some delicious flavors just ooooozing out!

  • Just out of the oven….but this series means a whole lot more to me than just that…it’s a symbol of my life as a whole…many things that I paint are from my imagination…this is real…that’s why there is no embellishment and the white of the paper is very significant…thanks so much Solomon..I’m very happy you like it.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 5 years ago

    The strawberry is rough like a slave’s arduous life
    Vermillion, green, and fuzzy like an inscripted pathway
    It tastes like the first candy bar in a child’s life
    It looks like a cold soda on a hot summer day
    Sounds like the Sirens decepting voice
    As sweet as the song of a Blue Jay in the tall oak trees
    Smells like a new blossomed rose on a luke-warm spring day
    Inside the strawberry is sweet like cotton candy at the State Fair
    Smooth like the back end of a bowling ball
    Tastes as sweet as winning your first football game against the best in state
    Looks like a glass of water after a trip from the desert with no supplies
    And smells like the bakery in the early morning
    Jacob McGregor-

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerover 5 years ago

    its always amazing to see how we as artists, can find inspiration in simple things within our surroundings…very inspiring to see.

  • In the past I painted mostly what I knew best, but others could not relate, as it was so personal…. I paint for a very wide audience now …I think I am slowly drifting back to that earlier place, in between all the rest…after all, painting should be first and foremost for the artist, and then for the audience, if there is one. If not, then you are not being true to your soul…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerover 5 years ago

    for sure….there are enough commercial type stuff in the marketplace already, so its fitting to focus on that which we hold dear to reproduce on canvas…

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 5 years ago

    yep sure is delicious Janis….can’t you see me drooling…fabulous !

  • Thank you so much Linda…this series means a whole lot to me…

    – © Janis Zroback

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