Yesterdays, Yesterdays, days I knew as happy sweet sequestered days
Olden days, golden days, days of mad romance and love..
Youth was mine, and truth was mine
Joyous free and flaming life forsooth was mine
Sad am I, glad am I, for today I’m dreaming of yesterdays
Youth was mine, the truth was mine
Sad am I, glad am I, for today I’m dreaming of yesterdays
..Jerome Kern


There is a poignant sadness to the last days of autumn, as we recall the carefree days of summer…yet the glorious golden days of fall have their own magic…as I painted this riverside scene I could not help but think of this beautiful song from the 1930s, sung by one of the most wonderful voices in the world

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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 Zrobackabout 2 years ago

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeabout 2 years ago

    Another gorgeous creation Janis!

  • Thank you so much Beatrice…I really appreciate it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Victoria  _Ts
    Victoria _Tsabout 2 years ago

    Stunning work

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Jill Hyland
    Jill Hylandabout 2 years ago

    This is wonderful Janis!

  • Thank you so much Jill…glad you like it..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • ©Maria Medeiros
    ©Maria Medeirosabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful warm tones! Love the rays of light and the light splatters of leaves . I love the light coming through the leaves too and the texture is brilliant! I also love how you can see deep into the forest toward a warm light. A hopeful feeling. This is truly brilliant Janis! Great work! :D I love your work! :D

  • Thank you so much for the wonderful compliment Maria…it’s really good to see you..hope you are well..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • LindaR
    LindaRabout 2 years ago

    pure gold, magically beautiful, Janis ~ calling us to linger and dream xx

  • Lovely of you to say so Linda..thank you so much..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Mark Wade
    Mark Wadeabout 2 years ago

    I can feel the chill in the cool dry air of autumn Janis

  • Thank you so much Mark..I’m so happy that the painting evokes so much..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • billyboy
    billyboyabout 2 years ago

    I`m really sorry about this. Cause you`ve created something so beautiful that I should be enraptured with golden thoughts of youth…
    But it suddenly struck me that this is what the apocalypse will be. One mighty blinding flash of light through natures most beautiful moment in time. Total irony… our destiny for failing to respect the vulnerability of our planet.
    Don`t worry, you`re bound to get one jerk who sees this in a totally perverted way from what you intended. But if it`s of any consolation to you, your painting really did blow me away.
    Bigtime !

  • And I’m so happy it had that effect on you…thank you so much for the insightful comment Billy…I really appreciate it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 2 years ago

    This woke me up in the most positive way, apocalypse aside….

  • Thank you so much…I’m really happy it had that effect…

    – © Janis Zroback

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

    Fabulous work, Janis . . .

  • Thank you so much Carol and Mike…I really appreciate it…

    – © Janis Zroback

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