I love mixing on any glass, porcelain, or white enameled surface, and if that surface is beautiful without any paint pooling on it, even better! You can grab a plate from the cupboard or try one of these beautifully designed porcelain palettes. When using glass, place on top of a white liner/paper.
For the Plein Aire Artist, the Mijello Airtight Watercolor 18-Well Blue Palette is a good choice and keeps the paint where you need it!
Going out Sketch Hunting? The Meeden half or full pan metal tin pairs well with any of the travel brush sets, my favorites are the Richeson Gray Matters Pocket Travel Brush Watercolor Set brush and the Caran d 'Ache d-ache.
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