I painted this small waterfall today. It is a small oil sketch 6×9 in done mostly on location. It was a test for my super portable cigar box pochade that I made yesterday. I had been looking for a quick and easy on site sketching solution . I’ve used gouache and watercolor in the past but I wanted to see how simple you can go with oils. I visualized a set that I could just use in my lap for a quick sketch and just bring a few brushes and fewer paint tubes for a limited palette. Last week I found a cigar store that was selling empty cigar boxes for cheap so I bought 2. I then got lexan glass and some hardware to complete the project. I’m happy to report that the experiment was a success although I have a few improvements in mind already.20121007-224141.jpg20121007-224156.jpg

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