Category Archive: Painting

View from the Pyramid to Moses

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Hey guys, I found a cool spot this week. Check it out. We went to Joaquin Miller park, which is in the Oakland hills. Up there is the “Pyramid to Moses”, which Joaquin… Continue reading

Oakland Harbor

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Hey all, Its nice weather out there. This time of year is the best for outdoor painting. Lets do it. When I was in New York, I saw a gallery showing work from… Continue reading

Newts!

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You guys, we saw so many newts. It was really cool. Last week we had rainy day watercolors. This week, the rain made the newts go crazy! Me and Shroom Raider were out… Continue reading

Rainy Day Watercolors

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Hi friends, It’s been a rainy early spring in the Bay Area. Usually this means I get out less. Cooped up. Stir crazy. Still, you gotta try, right? I’ve tried a few paint… Continue reading

Painting Lake Merritt

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Oakland’s Lake Merritt is a place where many different types of people come together. It seems like everyone walks around the lake. There is always something cool going on. I tried my hand… Continue reading

DIY Painting Palattes: Apron Table

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Hi everyone This post is a DIY approach to a new kind of palatte for painting. As far as I know, no one has done one like this before. Ill show how I… Continue reading

Sketching Oakland: Morcom Rose Garden

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People might not associate Oakland with rose gardens. But the cool thing about Oakland is its diversity. Not just the people, but the places as well. Heres a corner of Oakland you might… Continue reading

DIY Painting Palettes part 1: The Big Ol’ Bob Ross

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Hi there friends. Welcome back to the SCLeccentric blog. Today we’re going to do a DIY project that I think you’re gonna enjoy very much. Are you a big fan of Bob Ross?… Continue reading

Defeated by the Sunol

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We tried to make a Plein aire painting. It was total defeat. Recently T and I went down to the Sunol wilderness in the East Bay. There’s a really nice spot there called… Continue reading

WTF? What is Galkyd?

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“What’s that?” My mom and I were raiding the local Aaron Brothers, which was closing for business. They had discounts throughout the store. We are suckers for a good deal. “I don’t know.… Continue reading