What are some compact arrangements for using materials when plein air painting?
I haven't been plein air painting very long, and managing all the 'stuff' while painting feels really awkward. There's got to be a better way! I'm working on small paintings without an easel - usually in the front seat of a car, or sitting on a rock in the wind.
I've seen the nifty Instructable Altoid paint boxes and tiny brushes. Ok.... So there you are on a breezy park bench with your paint box., sketch book, rag or paper towel, water, brush, and palette... You're sitting between two old Italian ladies. Your brush is in one hand, and your sketch book or palette is in the other hand. Where is all the other stuff?