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Winsor & Newton Severn Easel

Sturdy yet lightweight and compact in design, Winsor & Newton’s Severn Easel can be tilted flat or adjusted to a vertical position, offering the artist ultimate flexibility. Easily portable when folded, with adjustable telescopic legs, this easel is equally suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

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Severn Easel:

  • Tilting facility
  • Telescopic legs
  • Maximum canvas height: 110cm
  • Folded dimensions: 93 x 22 x 10cm
  • Weight: 2.5 kg

Why use an Easel?

Many artists prefer to use an easel because it enables them to work more freely, and to step back and view artwork from a distance. Working in a vertical position reduces the possibility of perspective being skewed, prevents dust gathering on slow-drying media, and the build up of loose pastel, chalk or charcoal sitting on the support.

Why choose Winsor & Newton Severn Easel?

Compact and portable, yet more robust than traditional beechwood sketching easels, the Severn Easel features a tilting facility, allowing the artist to adjust their working angle. Suitable for use with all media, including acrylic colour and oil paint, the ability to adjust its position from vertical to flat makes the Severn Easel a good choice for working with water colour and gouache. A carrying handle secured to the easel’s frame ensures optimal portability.

What are the dimensions of Winsor & Newton Severn Easel?

Extending to a maximum height of 200cm, with a width of 86cm, the Severn Easel can accommodate a canvas or board up to 110cm in height. Weighing 2.5kg, this easel measures 93 x 22 x 10cm, when folded.

How Do I use An Easel?

The following videos give further information on using an easel:

Starting To Draw: Using An Easel

What types of Easel are available?

We stock a variety of easels to ensure the artist’s every requirement is met.

Field or Portable Easels are designed to be taken outdoors, and are the perfect choice for travelling artists or those wanting to plein air paint. This type of easel is also preferable for artists who prefer a level of mobility around their studio. Folding to a lightweight, compact size, portable easels require little storage space.

Available in H-Frame, A-Frame and Single Mast designs, Studio Easels  are ideal for the artist who has a dedicated studio space, where an easel can remain standing indefinitely.

H-Frame easels have a strong base that makes them sturdier than A-Frame easels, and better able to handle large canvases.

A-Frame or Lyre easels have two legs at the front and one at the rear, which pushes forward allowing the easel to be flattened and easily stored.

Single Mast easels are simple and affordable, a great choice for beginning artists, art students, or anyone with limited storage space.

Portable and easy to store, Table Easels are small enough to place on a table top, and perfect for artists who prefer to sit while working, or whose work is on a more modest scale.

Who are Winsor & Newton?

In 1832, William Winsor and Henry Newton introduced the first moist water colours to the world. Today, Winsor and Newton remain the premier choice for artists, offering a wide variety of fine art supplies including: oil, water colour, acrylic and alkyd paints, pastels, artists' brushes, canvases, papers and portfolios. 

Product Reviews
  • Number of Reviews : 11
  • Average Grade : 4.5 /5
  • N. Margaret
  •  the 06/02/2017
  • 1/5
Disappointed with easel. No matter how much I tighten the screws they keeping working slack and it's legs simply slide apart.
  • J. Pat
  •  the 29/01/2017
  • 5/5
Very sturdy, and easy to adjust. I liked the smell of the linseed oil. 5 star
  • G. Maria
  •  the 03/01/2017
  • 5/5
Excellent quality and such a steal at 80% off! Very pleased with this item.
  • L. Elizabeth
  •  the 23/12/2016
  • 5/5
Beautifully made quality product
  • S. Graham
  •  the 19/12/2016
  • 5/5
very good quality and value
  • M. Bruce
  •  the 15/12/2016
  • 4/5
Bought to replace an older version of the same easel, as a heavier weight sketching easel.New one is slightly smaller and lighter than the old one but I'm sure will be just as good. Ultra bargain price too so am very pleased.
  • R. Alison
  •  the 13/12/2016
  • 5/5
Compact & reliable
  • K. Ian
  •  the 06/12/2016
  • 5/5
Very good and fit for purpose
  • C. Ken
  •  the 24/11/2016
  • 5/5
The easel is as described and satisfies my needs perfectly and it was well package. Will have no hesitation in buying from this supplier in the future.
  • B. Jane
  •  the 20/11/2016
  • 4/5
I bought this easel primarily for indoor use. Well manufactured, lightish weight easel which is fully adjustable. Not sure how it would stand up to external use. Takes some dexterity to assemble and care needs to be taken when dismantling not to unscrew it too quickly, otherwise the prop arm hits you in the face. Handy carry handle on one leg.
  • G. Jim
  •  the 30/10/2016
  • 5/5
Really nice well made easel. Good value

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