Category Archive: SCLeccentric

An Art Studio in a Tent!

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When we have big life changes, it gives us a chance to reevaluate priorities. Sometimes it’s best to simplify. Recently I went through a breakup and had to move away from the Bay… Continue reading

Art Supply Review: Cotman Brush Pen Travel Set

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Hello All, Welcome. Today I want to show you a new watercolor set that I really like. It is always inspiring to add a new tool to your kit, so I always keep… Continue reading

SCLeccentric Best Post Awards for 2018

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Welcome to the SCLeccentric Best Post Awards for 2018. It’s the one night a year where we celebrate the best posts from everyone’s favorite art blog! Strap in, folks, you know how these… Continue reading

Sketchbook Life

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Hi all, I know I havent been posting very much. Life’s been giving me lots of work, and no inspiration. Here are a few recent sketchbook pieces. Hope you enjoy. As a comic… 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

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

Art Against Mortality

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Sometimes art isn’t made to last forever. Sometimes I worry. We aren’t all printed on heavy weight archival paper, made to last a hundred years. I don’t store myself in a special drawer… Continue reading

Call me Ishmael

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Having been driven to distraction by my current residence situation, I chose on this day to endeavour to make a fresh Plein aire painting. Surely this would wash from me the distasteful business… Continue reading

Two Bridges

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This month I found a secret spot. It’s just a side of the road in one of the East Bay parks. But boy is the view nice! That eastern span of the Bay… Continue reading

Soul Self Portrait

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Here’s a new oil painting I had some fun with. I’m trying a few new things to stretch my limits. This one uses Gamvar gloss and gold leaf. It takes a lighter touch… Continue reading

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