“A few days ago I walked along the edge of the lake and was treated to the crunch and rustle of leaves with each step I made.
The acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air
."…Eric Sloane

“It’s mornings like this;
The stingy sun trying to hold back
Even the warmth of its reflection
Flashing coldly In the lake.
When November leaves drop in sudden gusts,
Like a red and yellow flock of birds
Swooping at once to ground.
Or even nights:

When winds reach wet hands
To take you spinning with random paper
Down back street gutters, under straining bridges
To clogged rivers.
It’s this:
The time of year, along with spring,
When poets must take care
Not to sing the same old songs
Stolen from tribal memory
"…Thomas R. Drinkard

A pale misty autumn morning by the river, when even the trees seem insubstantial and ethereal…sudden gusts tear the last leaves from the branches..November

Watercolour on Arches Not Paper..


autumn, fall, landscape, trees, river, water, canada, gold, orange, yellow, scenery, woods, forest, sunset, sunrise, seasonal, season, watercolour, wind, janis zroback

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 Zrobackover 1 year ago

  • Richard George
    Richard Georgeover 1 year ago


  • Thank you so much Richard…very nice of you to say so..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehover 1 year ago

    I can see the wind blowing the leaves in your painting; love the way your style has so much light and suggests movement.

  • Thanks so much MuiLing…I am really happy you like it…
    I just posted this a while ago and it’s pitch dark outside now, but earlier had looked out the window to see very few leaves left…however some are still clinging and that will inspire me for a few more fall paintings

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 1 year ago

    If I believed in pinning art I would pin this one….lol It’s very beautiful Janis.

  • Thank you so much Jim…glad you like it… :))

    – © Janis Zroback

  • MIchelle Thompson
    MIchelle Thompsonover 1 year ago

    Gorgeous work. Michelle

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 1 year ago

    Your work is simply beautiful ~ I love the beautiful vivid tones….

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

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Ivana Redwine
    Ivana Redwineover 1 year ago

    Well done!

  • Thank you so much Ivana…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Lilaviolet
    Lilavioletover 1 year ago

    Love the golden light in this on a rainy November day here where I live! Smiles to you from Lila

  • Thank you so much Lila…the sun is coming out right now, so I think we’re going to have a bright day..the first this week.

    – © Janis Zroback

  • vic321
    vic321over 1 year ago

    Beautiful Work

  • Thank you so much Vic…glad you like it…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 1 year ago

    beautiful colour and light Janis…pops off the screen!

  • Thank you so much Linda…glad you like it…

    – © Janis Zroback

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