‘Fail better’

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett

A good description of  learning to sketch, amongst other things, and my frequent attempts at drawing my left hand are an excellent example! So here’s the latest batch of late-night hands. They’re in a range of styles, with some failing better than others…


Pencil, watercolour, A6


Fountain pen with carbon ink,  A6


Fountain pen with carbon ink, Windsor and Newton inks in water-brushes, A6


Fountain pen with carbon ink, watercolour, A6

About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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  1. Pingback: ‘Fail better’ #2 | Mostly drawing

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