"Evening on the Bench"
8" X 10", Pastel on mounted paper
Original - $100
Since I was hiking I didn't take my easel. I just took a regular size backpack with a folding stool, my pastel box, boards and other incidentals. For this painting I sat on a rock and set the pastel box on the stool while I held the board in the pastel box lid, simple and it works.
I hiked back up the level trail to the big rock and just sat on the ground in the shade of the big rock and painted this;
"Red Rock and Scrub Oak"
5" X 7", Pastel on mounted paper
Original - $50
Who needs expensive, fancy equipment to make a nice, small painting outdoors?