Little known medical fact:
Your pinky provides 35% of your grip strength. This is what I was considering through 8 surgeries on my hand as I was facing the possibility of amputation.
I've been painting my kitchen during my 'hand breaks'. As a result, I've been doing Andrew'* porting on the dining room table, with a blue medical surgical drape over the tablecloth.
10 feet away from the wall I'm painting.