Handcrafted from seasoned beechwood, Winsor & Newton’s Windrush Box Easel has been designed for stability and portability, making it an excellent choice for painting both indoors and outdoors. Featuring a metal-lined storage tray, wooden palette, and brass hardware, this easel provides a high quality work station for the artist working in the studio or on location.
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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 Windrush Box Easel?
Ideal for the travelling artist, the Windrush Box Easel features a carry handle and shoulder strap for ease of transportation, and folds to a compact box shape. Telescopic legs ensure added stability, and offer adjustable working height.
What are the dimensions of Winsor & Newton Windrush Box Easel?
Extending to a maximum height of 180cm, and weighing 6.9kg, the Windrush Box Easel can accommodate a canvas or board up to 73cm in height. Folding to a convenient size of 54 x 42 x 16cm, this easel expands to a width of 77cm, and depth of 94cm.
How Do I use An Easel?
The following videos give further information on 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.
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