The City by ©Janis Zroback

This city could be Xanadu from Kubla Khan, or Poe’s “The City in the Sea”, or again be found in any of Dickens novels…take your pick…
I conceived it as an old city far in the distance…through the mist, the sun gleams dully on the towers and lights the water on the right…the painting looks ancient as if the years have added to the fog that blankets the entire scene
…this painting is executed in similar colours to the last work “Torrid Zone”…but where that was hot in temperature, this feels much cooler…

Reducing everything to it’s essence, gets to the very heart of the subject matter…it’s the artists vision after all…how he/she sees the world…for me it’s the promise that distance holds and the journey to get there

Watercolour on Arches Not Paper

The Moon and I

Mysterious Isle

The Island

Sunset 2

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

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

    beautiful…………I feel as if I am on a boat far from the harbor and approaching a new world…….

  • That is exactly the way it is meant to be…I’m so glad that came across…thank you so much KJ….I broke my rule again today and posted two works…I have them piled up like a traffic jam on the edit page…ha…

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeabout 5 years ago

    Lovely Photo,Janis! Btw,I’m hosting Yellow 2 & I’m having a challenge featuring Sunsets. It would be great if you could add this work:-)

  • Thank you so much Robyn…it’s a painiting, so I hope that’s fine for the challenge….

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • Fee Dickson
    Fee Dicksonabout 5 years ago

    lovely, janis :) very warm!

  • Thank you so much Fee… I was just thinking about you…serendipity…

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • PhoenixArt
    PhoenixArtabout 5 years ago

    This is another lovely piece. It reminds me of late afternoon on a hot clear day… my favourite part of the day. :o)

  • Thank you so much…I’m really happy it resonates with you…

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • Angela  Burman
    Angela Burmanabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful Janis. So moody and atmospheric

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

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • ciccone
    cicconeabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful!! Love the colors!

  • Thank you so much…very nice of you…

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • MichaelTravis
    MichaelTravisabout 5 years ago
    This is so pretty my friend. Love your work hon. MMMMMMMMWA! : )
  • I’m happy you like it…thank you so much Michael…

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • ©Janis Zroback
    ©Janis Zrobackabout 5 years ago

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you so much Francis…

    – ©Janis Zroback

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