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Camouflage is everywhere

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A little subset of the Delicious and Still Life collections, these delectable cupcakes are from the Cupcake Shoppe in my neighbourhood…they are delicious….
I have painted them on various patterned backgrounds where they become hidden treats…
It’s hard to paint them without eating them first, so I reward myself by eating them last

P.S. Golden Burn’t Sienna and Ultramarine are perfect for chocolate….

Pattern inspired by a Victorian floral design….

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food, fruit, still life, pattern, shapes and patterns, red, white, roses, butterflies, peonies, acrylic painting, acrylics, floral, flowers, realism, realistic painting, photorealism, hyperrealism, cake, cakes, cupcake, cupcakes, dessert, delicious, janis zroback

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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  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosalmost 3 years ago

    This is beautiful art Janis. Sure makes me hungry,

  • Thanks so much John….very nice of you….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • TokikoAnderson
    TokikoAndersonalmost 3 years ago

    Its look better than the real thing. Just curious, are you craving for the sweets?

  • I never crave sweets….I like them, but I prefer to paint them…thanks so much Tokiko….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenalmost 3 years ago

    Awesome Janis………..all of these look marfelous. Thats one way to tease a diabetic lol. Fantastic all around !!!

  • Thanks so much Sean….they are very tempting and I resisted till the end of the painting, but now my family eats them up…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Jimmy Joe
    Jimmy Joealmost 3 years ago


  • Thanks so much Gerrardt…very nice of you…

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  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyalmost 3 years ago

    Luscious and Yummy! Love the colors you used in this one, but the whole series is just delicious! Your creativity knows no limits and these muffins and floral camouflages are briliiant!

  • Thanks so much Joanne…this one took way more time than the others and as a result looks very real…I keep peering at it and I was the one who painted it…lol….actually the background took the longest time too…..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonalmost 3 years ago

    Yes, a very detailed background- beautifully done and scrumptious!! Lots to celebrate these days – painting and eating cupcakes sounds like a great way to to go.. I hope there will be more cupcakes as this is such a fabulous series!!

  • So far I have one more completed…I would have to shop again to do any more…however I do have cake in my fridge, which I plan on painting and I will consider doing a patterned background if it suits…otherwise it would be on a plate…I will experiment a bit…can’t mess around with them too much as they fall apart and then I am forced to eat them…
    Thanks so much Leslie…I’m really happy you like this series….soon it will be fall and I will be doing something different…I think…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonalmost 3 years ago

    :-) darn, you would have to eat them !! ;-) I think this painting looks Fall – ish already!. We had a much cooler day here and I am so looking forward to having a Fall! ( does not really exist in California). Yes, I love this series!! Cooking and food – very high on my list and these just are such a rich combo of the two!

  • Yes it’s unfortunate isn’t it?…I have a banana colada cake in the fridge…I will paint a slice of it…if it photographs well I will upload it…now and then no matter what I do some paintings are better in real life and never photograph well enough to post online….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Can’t wait for fall…I am sick of the heat…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanalmost 3 years ago

    yum.. is the cake lemon??

  • No it’s a vanilla sponge…thank you so much Heather….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwualmost 3 years ago
  • Wonderful news…thank you so much….

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  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesoralmost 3 years ago

    Delicious!! :)

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

    – © Janis Zroback

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