Painting to me is like a springtime stroll through a garden. My palette expresses the beauty, elegance and fragrance of the flowers."Sissi Janku was born in Munich, Germany. She studied graphic arts at the Academy of Arts in Munich and worked as a graphic designer for a German magazine.In 1984 she fulfilled a childhood dream to visit the Hawaiian Islands. The tropical beauty inspired her artistic passions and she traded places to make Hawaii her home as an artist.Watercolors allowed Sissi to capture the vibrant colors and gentle moods of her surroundings. She developed a unique watercolor technique combining strong colors, light and engaging patterns.Sissi has earned the appreciation of art lovers everywhere. Her paintings have been commissioned by the Mauna Lani Hotel in Hawaii, the Dai-ichi Hotel in Tokyo, the Plantation Inn in Maui, the Player's Island in Nevada and by numerous other collectors around the world."As an artist, you have complete power over your creations. You compose a scene with as much or as little drama as you like. You choose your media like musical instruments and make it happen. You tell the painting what it should be and in return it reveals everything about you."