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Late October…it had been a cold summer and we hardly hoped for any fruit, but the old stone wall had been kind as in years past, keeping the warmth of the sun in it’s bones, so that the pears grew fat and juicy, hanging so low, we had to tie them to prevent them from falling…then suddenly it was winter and we ran to gather them in…visons of pear jams, compotes and chutneys urged us to hurry before a frost set in…they felt good in the hand, plump and juicy….stored in the root cellar, they will take us through to spring…excerpt…The Old Pear Tree..Janis Zroback

Watercolour on Arches Not Paper


Pears and Lace

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 Zrobackabout 5 years ago

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous work Janis!

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenabout 5 years ago

    Oh how pretty Janis…..looks awesome. Perfect for this time of year : ) Beautiful work as always !!

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ellen Cotton
    Ellen Cottonabout 5 years ago

    Lovely, Janis! Reminds me of a wonderful warm day I spent in a friend’s backyard long ago in Toronto. They had a gorgeous pear tree, full of fruit just like you describe!

  • Thanks so much Ellen..very nice of you…
    Was it downtown Toronto?…there is a huge pear tree in the neighbour’s garden behind my house…it will be too much of a coincidence if it was the same tree…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • dorina costras
    dorina costrasabout 5 years ago

    Superb, Janis! Great colors and texture!!! Love it!

  • Thank you so much Doreen…Lovely of you to say so……

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work, Janis! Dee

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Mrswillow
    Mrswillowabout 5 years ago

    Really beautiful work Janis!

  • Thank you so much…that’s a lovely compliment…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous, luscious subject and colours, Janis. This piece just sings.

  • Thank you so much for the lovely compliment Bev…I am so pleased that you like it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrabout 5 years ago

    Most exquisite….You have done these pears so much justice with the painting, the picture, and all the different foods that you are going to make of them…..A blessed harvest

  • What a wonderful compliment…thank you so much…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Hidemi Tada
    Hidemi Tadaabout 5 years ago

    very nice painting Janis. it looks oil painting!

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

    – © Janis Zroback

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