I cried over beautiful things knowing no beautiful thing lasts.
The field of cornflower yellow is a scarf at the neck of the copper sunburned woman, the mother of the year, the taker of seeds.
The northwest wind comes and the yellow is torn full of holes, new beautiful things come in the first spit of snow on the northwest wind, and the old things go, not one lasts
…Carl Sandburg

The ivy still clings to the trellis in my garden, but the leaves are rusted and skeletonized, the berries withered with the cold…if you peer closely or enlarge the view, you will see the trellis beneath the leaves in this October Abstract…Watercolour on Arches Not Paper

More Leaves Here


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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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  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackalmost 2 years ago

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 2 years ago

    Very beautiful, Janis. Great color!

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Susan Duffey
    Susan Duffeyalmost 2 years ago
    a gorgeous fave that portrays autumn so well
  • Thank you so much Susan…lovely of you…

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  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 2 years ago

    Superb work as always Janis. I love this!

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortieralmost 2 years ago

    So very beautiful Janis. Wonderful work.

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelalmost 2 years ago

    Love all the fall inspired work, and beautiful colors and surface textures. It’s my favorite season. Even when we lived in cold northern states, I liked fall best! Here, it means several blessed months of relief from heat, so it’s especially welcome.

  • Thank you so much Cindy…for colour it’s my favourite season too…great inspiration every day…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Marriet
    Marrietalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful paring of verse and your wonderful painting (like a collage.)
    Such a good representation of the best of Autumn. Fave.

  • Thank you so much for the lovely compliment Marriet…I really appreciate it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyalmost 2 years ago

    From one person who loves color to another: this image just sings! All my favourite colors displayed in an autumn scene of leaves that I so love! I so wish Autumn lasted much much longer!

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 2 years ago

    So very beautiful. Those colours are just gorgeous Janis. You are so clever.

  • Thanks so much Jim…lovely of you to say so…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanalmost 2 years ago

    beautiful work Janis…as always…

  • Thank you so much Linda….

    – © Janis Zroback

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