O wind, rend open the heat,
cut apart the heat,
rend it to tatters.
Fruit cannot drop
through this thick air—
fruit cannot fall into heat
that presses up and blunts
the points of pears
and rounds the grapes.
Cut the heat—
plough through it,
turning it on either side
of your path
. “Heat”..Hilda Doolittle

“*Heat” is #22 in the Cherry Collection…watercolour on HP Arches Paper*…


On the Night

Reaching Out





The Line-Up


Left Hangin

One Alone

Pure Heaven

Riper Yet

Two Cherries

Cherries Jubilee

Ripe Cherries

Maria’s Cherry

Still Life with a Picnic Table


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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 4 years ago

  • John Fish
    John Fishover 4 years ago

    outstanding composition and beautiful painting

  • Thank you so much John…extremely nice of you to say so…. :))

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 4 years ago

    It looks lovely nestled below the warm above. Wonderful colors, warm and golden

  • Thank you so much Ann…glad you like it…that was the impression I was trying to give.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 4 years ago

    lovely warm cherry painting Janis…standing proud in the heat of the day…

  • Thank you so much Linda…very nice of you…. :))

    – © Janis Zroback

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    woderful annd warm Janis a cherries delight !LIZ

  • Thank you so much Liz…I am inspired by the “warm” days we are having here right now…7c in January is unheard of…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Digital-Art
    Digital-Artover 4 years ago

    wonderful work

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • JennyMac
    JennyMacover 4 years ago

    Love the colours and composition…. gorgeous cherries… yum!! : ))

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 4 years ago

  • katymckay
    katymckayover 4 years ago

    This is really lovely Janis…love the way you have the cherries nestling away from the heat..at first look ..I thought they might be trapped…but when I continued to look…i got the feeling that they were quite content to be under the warmth..a lovely composition and just love the colours…wonderful !!!!!

  • Thank you so much for the lovely compliment Cathy…very nice of you…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much Francis…

    – © Janis Zroback

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