Ok, so you think you're tough....!
We may not have Californian sunshine as often as we might wish but perhaps we should give thanks that we in Ireland don't have the level of bugs and other pests some of our fellow artists have to contend with when they step outside the comfort of their studios.
Read this X-Rated blog on survival skills for the plein air painter by American artist, Lori McNee
for advice on dealing with 'critters'. Yikes!