Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne quotes

It is well-known sight during summer and autumn in South Africa to see many different kinds of butterflies in the gardens or veld.
Gouache paint, pen and ink and watersoluble pencils on 190gsm paper.
ART: Sketches
Original sold.
FEATURED in Fantastic Mixed Art
18 Aug. 2011.
FEATURED in Painting the Country Life
2 Sept. 2011.
One of the TOP TEN in a challenge in Afrikaans is my moedertaal / Afrikaans is my mother tongue
5 Sept. 2011.

A card

I did this for a challenge in : Afrikaans is my moedertaal/Afrikaans is my mother tongue

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.

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  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Great quote and wonderful work!!!! Elegant simplicity!

  • Lovely and encouraging, wonderful comment! Thanks so much Angie! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowover 3 years ago

    Wonderful work, Elizabeth!!! I love to add pen and ink to my watercolors….. and I love the depth of gouache!!!!! Really a wonderful work!!!!

  • Many thanks Brenda, I appreciate your enthusiasm and thanks also for the fav! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 3 years ago

    This is fabulous Liz! Love your little cutie Butterfly! And good luck in the challenge, this is sure to be a winner!

  • Thank you for the fav Maree, really appreciate that!! …and the good wishes! Smile!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Darlene Lankford Honeycutt
    Darlene Lankfo...over 3 years ago

    Beautiful illustration. I love the simple elegance of it!

  • Thanks for adding it to your favourites Dee and the wonderful compliment! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 3 years ago

    Wonderful work and lovely description.

  • Many thanks Lynda, I appreciate your kind words very much!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • maggie326
    maggie326over 3 years ago

    wonderful work Liz and great quote..

  • Thanks so much Maggie, I really appreciate it!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Pieta Pieterse
    Pieta Pieterseover 3 years ago

    Baie mooi Laaiza – veral so teen die wit agtergrond.
    By Klapmuts, aan die N1 oppad Paarl toe, is Butterfly World met der 1000de bottervliegies.

  • Baie dankie vir die mooi kompliment Pieta!! Ja, ek weet daarvan, maar was nog nooit daar nie… ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Dayonda
    Dayondaover 3 years ago

    17 Aug 2011

    Formerly Fantastic Primitve Art.

  • Thanks so much Dayonda! I really appreciate the wonderful recognition! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeover 3 years ago


  • Wonderful news!! Thanks so much Beatrice!! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganover 3 years ago

    A pure delight, Liz. These are bright and fresh looking. Love your style.

  • Thank you Bev!! Love yours too…;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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