George Strickland with a roll of paper towels under his arm
Whatâ€™s the biggest secret to success among top plein air painters? Based on the mountains of empirical evidence we collected, the secret is to carry a roll of paper towels under oneâ€™s free arm. Donâ€™t believe us? Just look at how many of the most successful artists apply that technique while working on location.
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Does it help them maintain balance? Does it prepare them for cleaning brushes or wiping mistakes off the canvas? Or does it eliminate body odors that might offend collectors? More research is needed, so please share any evidence you have collected.
Bryan Mark Taylor