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The grass is spreading out across the plain,
Each year, it dies, then flourishes again.
It’s burnt but not destroyed by prairie fires,
When spring winds blow they bring it back to life.
Afar, its scent invades the ancient road,
Its emerald green overruns the ruined town.
Again I see my noble friend depart,
I find I’m crowded full of parting’s feelings
…Bai Juyi

Watercolour, Ink and Charcoal on Arches HP Paper

Chinese Brush Painting is all about spareness and suggestibility…a lot is left to the viewer to add…to contemplate….
Man is always under the thrall of nature…
This painting is also about love, loss and partings…the end of a season and the start of another

Watercolour on Arches HP Paper

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My How to article Here


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asia, chinese brush painting, mountains, oriental, season, watercolor, white, winter, janis zroback, cbp

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 4 years ago

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful!!

  • Thank you so much Elizabeth…my last post before bed…it’s after midnight here… :))

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful, I feel a chill :)))

  • Thank you so much Ann…that’s what I was going for…:))

    – © Janis Zroback

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...about 4 years ago

    for some reason………….
    .I see a tidal wave approaching and the grasses are submitting to the winds……
    a lot is left to the viewer to add…to contemplate….
    Man is always under the thrall of nature…

  • Each to his own impression….though a tidal wave in winter would be something to behold.. :)). Thanks so much KJ…glad you like it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Corinne Pouzet
    Corinne Pouzetabout 4 years ago

    Très belle peinture…. I know you will understand !

  • I do…thank you so much Corinne…lovely of you to say so…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanabout 4 years ago

    just superbly wonderful Janis.

  • Thank you so much Virginia…those are glowing words…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopabout 4 years ago

    Great work Janis, love the windswept look.

    David xx

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ron C. Moss
    Ron C. Mossabout 4 years ago

    Another stunner Janis, the chi is all through the grass and mountains. Deep bows from my mountain place. Ron

  • Thank you so much Ron…very nice of you…I guess you read the article I linked…I think I wrote six or seven of them and they were really well received, going on to be featured on other sites….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Cathy  Walker
    Cathy Walkerabout 4 years ago

    Stunning work!

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • GloriaDK
    GloriaDKabout 4 years ago

    Lovely Janis.

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

    – © Janis Zroback

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