The Shady Sketchbook
Sketches of a guy at a restaurant whose expressive facial features and beard most people wish for, and the Agora Hostel, in night light. Catania, Italy. #hostel#agorahostel#italy#italia#travel#art#artist#instaartist#contemporaryart#modernart#watercolor#acrylic#mixedmedia#sketch#expression#creativity#originalart

Sketches of a guy at a restaurant whose expressive facial features and beard most people wish for, and the Agora Hostel, in night light. Catania, Italy. #hostel#agorahostel#italy#italia#travel#art#artist#instaartist#contemporaryart#modernart#watercolor#acrylic#mixedmedia#sketch#expression#creativity#originalart

It’s moments like these when you realize it was worth it to carry a skateboard on your back for two and a half months. #skateboarding#skate#manual#hsb#instaskater#italy#travel#siracusa#italia#godblessamerica#bigspin#nosemanual

Bumpy train ride portraits. This one between Valencia and Sagunto, Spain. #art #draw #sketchbook #travel #portrait #trains #eurail #europe #eurotrip #artist #contemporaryart #spain #springbreak2012

Bumpy train ride portraits. This one between Valencia and Sagunto, Spain. #art #draw #sketchbook #travel #portrait #trains #eurail #europe #eurotrip #artist #contemporaryart #spain #springbreak2012

Been seeing a whole lot of El Greco in Spain! A couple drawings after him. #art #artist #draw #figure #elgreco #spain #springbreak2012 #sketchbook #travel #madrid #prada #moda #tanktop #dreads #goodreads #scrabble

Been seeing a whole lot of El Greco in Spain! A couple drawings after him. #art #artist #draw #figure #elgreco #spain #springbreak2012 #sketchbook #travel #madrid #prada #moda #tanktop #dreads #goodreads #scrabble

A portrait of my friend Kelly, who inspired the title for the series, Frightened of the Surface. Oil, cement, and photo on panel.Hank Mattson, 2014.

A portrait of my friend Kelly, who inspired the title for the series, Frightened of the Surface. Oil, cement, and photo on panel.Hank Mattson, 2014.

Oil on canvas. Hank Mattson, 2014.

Oil on canvas. Hank Mattson, 2014.

School has been hard for me. Hank Mattson, 2014.

School has been hard for me. Hank Mattson, 2014.

I was drawing Kelly drinking wine and giving evil looks. Hank Mattson, 2014.

I was drawing Kelly drinking wine and giving evil looks. Hank Mattson, 2014.

watercolorin’ in my sketchbook

watercolorin’ in my sketchbook

Lies that life is black and white. Hank Mattson, 2014.

Lies that life is black and white. Hank Mattson, 2014.

Hank Mattson, 2014.

Hank Mattson, 2014.

sketchbokk. Hank Mattson, 2014.

sketchbokk. Hank Mattson, 2014.