Obeisance by ©Janis Zroback

Obeisance to the rising sun,

Rituals performed at chill dawn.
Burst of crackers,
Twilight sky illuminated,
Earthen lamps lit,
Fragrance in the atmosphere.
The wait ended,
As the sun appeared on the horizon,
The devotees offered their oblation
.Excerpt G.B.Sarma

One of the great things about winter is being able to see everything around you in clear focus…the shapes of trees, their branches silhouetted against the sky, but most of all the sun, moon, and stars in all their glory…today however, a dense fog covers the city and I can’t see much, especially the high rises behind my house…oh good I thought…I am alone with my obeisance to the rising sun…Toronto, Ontario, Canada..

Watercolour on Arches Not Paper

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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  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 3 years ago

    Oh the light is so beautiful….so inviting in this work! What great illumination!

  • Thank you so much Joanne….I’m really happy you like it….I had to do something to exorcise this fog, although at the same time I do like it as I painted it in another work not yet published….

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • Donna19
    Donna19over 3 years ago

    This is just so great. Your blending gives way to so much depth. Really like this

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

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • kristijohnson
    kristijohnsonover 3 years ago

    Such wonderful work! Hope you are doing great!

  • Thank you so much Kristi…I am fine….

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 3 years ago

    nobody does it better………………wow………..

  • Thank you so much KJ….I’m hearing Carly Simon as I read your comment… :))

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 3 years ago

    THIS IS SOOOO GOOD!!! The use of light and color is marvelous!

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

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • EbyArts
    EbyArtsover 3 years ago

    Fantastic work!

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

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • sky   princess
    sky princessover 3 years ago

    wow just wow …. amazing work …. :O)

  • Lovely of you to say so…thank you so much…

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • sky   princess
    sky princessover 3 years ago

    how are you , I miss you much & miss your work beautiful , In this period I was busy in the study but Red bubbles always in my heart ,I wish for you all the best :)

  • I am very well thank you….I wish you a happy New Year…

    – ©Janis Zroback

  • sky   princess
    sky princessover 3 years ago
    happy New Year

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 3 years ago

    Great light!

  • Thank you so much Cindy…

    – ©Janis Zroback

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