…we come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
10th grade:
As I sat there in English class, I stared at the girl next to me. She was my so called “best friend”. I stared at her long, silky hair, and wished she was mine. But she didn’t notice me like that, and I knew it. After class, she walked up to me and asked me for the notes she had missed the day before and handed them to her. She said “thanks” and gave me a kiss on the cheek. I wanted to tell her, I want her to know that I don’t want to be just friends, I love her but I’m just too shy, and I don’t know why.
ART: Coffee
Pencil sketch painted with coffee.
(190gsm paper)
FEATURED in All things coffee
8 May 2011.
Click here to view it on the Permanent Feature Page
FEATURED in Live, Love and Dream
4 November 2012.
FEATURED in Image Writing
5 November 2012.
FEATURED in The Group Gallery of Art and Photography
6 November 2012.
FEATURED in Women Painters
9 November 2012.
FEATURED in A Place to start
23 November 2012.

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girl, person, coffee, love, elizabeth kendall, pencil sketch

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  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago

    brilliant work Elizabeth!

  • Thanks so much Charmiene, thanks for the fav as well, I feel honoured! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • shazart
    shazartover 3 years ago

    Fantastic art Elizabeth, love the story too. So interesting that it was painted with coffee!

  • Thanks Sharon, yes I just love to paint with coffee, it smells so nice!;-)
    Thanks so much!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work with just a few strokes Liz! Lovely sketch and a great story!

  • Thank you Maree. I enjoyed it!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • dedmanshootn
    dedmanshootnover 3 years ago

    such cool work! finally a good use for coffee ;-)

  • Thanks so much dedmanshootn!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanover 3 years ago

    Love to see you painting with coffee again!!! this is lovely and loved your description that you shared too!!

  • Thanks Barb, much appreciated and yes coffee can be wonderful as paint!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelover 3 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thanks! Glad you like her!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work

  • Thanks Bubbles!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 3 years ago




  • Thanks so much Pat! A wonderful honour! Much appreciated. ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 3 years ago

    This Permanent Feature Page looks great Liz, congratulations on this lovely feature!!

  • Thanks, your coffee-paintings were my inspiration! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaalmost 2 years ago


  • Many thanks for the feature Karen!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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