VIBRANT images constantly inspire an artist to celebrate her gifted life.

Internationally acclaimed Janice Sylvia Brock has unveiled her latest collection of paintings.

Oozing with energy, this lively woman divides her time between homes in Alderley Edge and Barbados where she has studio galleries.

Janice Sylvia Brock

'Sunday Service' captures the vibrant colours of the Caribbean

Her work hangs in private collections in Europe, South Africa, Australia , New Zealand, Japan and Canada.

Two small oil paintings depicting the English landscape grace the walls of the White House.

Janice Sylvia Brock

Janice at her easel

Tropical flowers and the heat and energy of the Caribbean are some of her favourite subjects.

"I love colour," said Janice. "I work with oils on canvas. West Indian women have vivacious physiques. Jamaica is beautiful. I am not afraid of using colour."

Janice Sylvia Brock

Portrait of Dreams

Her portraits imbue their subjects with a living quality that no camera could ever capture.

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"People, places and movement inspire me," she said. "Working on a larger scale, you can explore colour and movement."

Janice Sylvia Brock

The Comforter inspired by her late mum

Janice spent two months in a spa painting four murals, each one measuring 12ft by 10ft, creating four goddesses to reflect the four seasons.

"It was hard working in the heat but I love big spaces."

Her works resonate with life, sensuality and humour.

Janice Sylvia Brock

Janice Sylvia Brock

Born in Manchester, she vividly remembers her first exhibition in a library.

"A woman came in and ran out into the streets screaming that I had nudes on the wall. Everyone was curious so it became a real success and I sold most of my paintings.

Janice Sylvia Brock

The Fruit Carrier

"I have just been blessed and always had wonderful people working with me."

Janice's career has been stellar as she is regularly commissioned by corporate clients and celebrities.

Her paintings hang in some of the most prestigious private collections including those of the Duke of Westminster and Richard O'Brien.

She has exhibited in London's world-famous Saatchi Gallery while a private showing of her work was attended by Prince Charles.

Janice has also been a guest of the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

Sir Cliff Richard attended the launch of her autobiography My Life on Canvas, which captures how she started and her career so far.

Editor Catherine Mason, Janice Sylvia Brock and Sir Cliff Richard at the launch of her book My Life on Canvas

Editor Catherine Mason, Janice Sylvia Brock and Sir Cliff Richard at the launch of her book

Driven by a love of life and commitment to helping others, Janice is always reaching out to support various causes.

She is organising a charity ball next year for an eight-year-old boy who needs specialist therapy to help him to walk.

Janice Sylvia Brock

Editor Catherine Mason and Janice Sylvia Brock

"I am also aiming to get to India to raise money in memory of my brother Stephen who was an architect and wrote a diary," said Janice.

"I hope to paint every place he visited and put the paintings into an auction to raise funds. It's a dream I have.

"Every work comes from my heart."

Janice Sylvia Brock

Praying Lady

Janice has provided art therapy for patients, given art lessons at Styal women's prison and lectured in art.

Keen to encourage budding artists, she is always happy to share her passion and expertise.

"You have to believe in yourself," said Janice. "I love doing what I do. I've had some really amazing exhibitions."

Her Oval Faces collection which will be exhibited alongside nudes at the prestigious Nineteen Gallery in London's Chelsea.