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The sky is white with rain,
cold and wondrous; blank
_.

The street is slick with rain,
& all the rooftops, & balconies
.

Tree branches are crawling up
apartment buildings; a city;
I am thrilled with details
. P.Bond..

This poem expresses so well the kind of winter we’ve been having…. lots of rain interspersed with falls of snow that melt quickly, so quickly we hardly have time to appreciate it, but I take the long view, or maybe the Robin’s view and paint what’s left, the bare branches, the puddles, the melting ice… as the poet so aptly says, "I am thrilled with details.. Toronto, Ontario, Canada…

Watercolour on Arches Paper…

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season, watercolour, janis zroback, orange, brown, abstract, branches, white, blue, landscape, landscape painting, branch, january, december, winter, snow, frost, woods, forest, trees, red

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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  • Vitta
    Vittaover 2 years ago

    EXCELLENT WORK!!!

  • Thank you so much Vitta…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 2 years ago

    WELL DONE JANIS LOTS OF DARKS AND CLOUDY DAYS WITH BROWNS THIS WINTER NOT THE CRISP CRUNCH OF THE COLD. lIZ)

  • No it’s a grey damp winter Liz….I am either using my memory of past winters or simply painting what’s there…this work is definitely about what’s there…..thank you so much….
    I have no heat, so freezing while waiting for the repairman..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsover 2 years ago

    OMG. A sensational 3d effect gives this astonishing work Xfactor …. Simply wonderful landscape Magic dear Janis … Paul

  • What a lovely compliment Paul…thank you so much…I will treasure those words…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...over 2 years ago

    Gorgeous work, Janis . . .

  • Thank you so much Carol and Mike…very nice of you…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonover 2 years ago

    Lovely!! Fits nicley in this collection:-)

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 2 years ago

    And the details are projected so vividly by you wahini….this is a beauty….

  • Thank you so much KJ…I love it myself….glad you do too….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • George Petrovsky
    George Petrovskyover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work Janis – you have created great depth here with the skillful use of dark and light. :)george

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • James Brotherton
    James Brothertonover 2 years ago

    Lovely!

  • Thank you so much James….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work……

  • Thank you so much Thomas….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • virginian
    virginianover 2 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • Thank you so much….

    – © Janis Zroback

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