Outdoor, Front Yard, Back Yard, Side Yard, and Hardscapes In the Mission District yard Monica Viarengo created for the Sharkey family, outdoor chalkboard paint by Sydney Harbour applied to marine-grade plywood offers a gallery for creativity.  A mural by local artist Erik Otto—inspired by the neighborhood—brightens the back of the space.  Photo 2 of 6 in A Heavenly Backyard is Precise with Pebbles