“A full moon shines
over the morning frost;
the lanes are full of late-fallen leaves;

walking across the mulch
is almost as tricky
as treading over ice…
In town the carol-singers are in
crowding the shopping-mall,
while a group of muffled musicians
play by the outside market

I’ve started moving a bit closer to the city…you can see the lights behind the trees across the frozen water…the path along the lakeside is treacherous at this time of year, but many brave it’s perils in the name of fitness..Ontario, Canada…

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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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  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Moorealmost 3 years ago

    I love the effects of the stiff wind and blown snow here. Beautiful and evocative work, Janis.

  • Thank you so much for the lovely compliment Frannie…some days everything is frozen solid like this….

    – © Janis Zroback

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    artisandelimagealmost 3 years ago

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Moorealmost 3 years ago

    It’s really amazing isn’t it, how it all comes back in the Spring. But for now, there’s much to enjoy in this season. That you’ve been able to capture the essence of snow-impacted ground this way, in watercolor, is impressive work, Janis, I want to add.

  • Thanks again Frannie…no doubt watercolour is a challenge…. it fights back by defying the artist, by never staying put and changing even after it’s dried, but that’s what I love about it…it never ceases to excite me…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    I’m loving this series Janis!!! They are all beautiful pieces including this one.

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieealmost 3 years ago

    My friend,
    This is the outstanding artwork. Yes, it is my winner of the day…thank you to shared and inspired me include million friends…
    Best Regards
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  • Thank you so much Sunny….very nice of you…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • karina73020
    karina73020almost 3 years ago

    It’s a magical one, the light is fabulous, great work Janis Kxx

  • Thank you so much Karina….nice to see you.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Gordon  Beck
    Gordon Beckalmost 3 years ago

    A really beautiful image, Janis….great work!

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • linskudd
    linskuddalmost 3 years ago

    Very nice – can almost feel the chilling the air and feel the snow settling gently on my face. :)

  • Thank you so much….lovely of you to say so….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 3 years ago


  • That’s for sure…thank you so much Liz..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ellanita
    Ellanitaalmost 3 years ago

    It is 2.30 am where I am…could not sleep so decided to get up…just had a look at the very big moon…not full yet however beautiful and misty.
    What a wonderful image to view while it is still so quiet outside…
    Lovely, beautiful painting Janis….

  • Thank you so much for the wonderful compliment Ellanita….I really appreciate it…

    – © Janis Zroback

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