In support of Winsor and Newton's main colour and brush ranges, they also offer a comprehensive range of artists' accessory products.
The selection of fine quality easels covers requirements both when sketching and in the studio. As with all Winsor & Newton products, unstinting attention to quality ensures excellent products.
Choosing an easel is an important decision for an artist. The choice will vary according to an artists' style, preferred media and quite often space availability. We offer a range of easels to cover all requirements, provide firm support, give long lasting service and above all provide unsurpassed quality expected from Winsor & Newton.
The majority of easels are made from beechwood, however there are a selection of steel and aluminium variants too, as well as a variety of differing styles.
One of the most enduring designs over the past 100 years, Sketching Easels remain the popular choice for light weight outdoor painting. The portability of many of these easels make this a good design choice for those taking evening classes.
Sketching Easels - Bristol Water Colour Easel
The Bristol watercolour easel builds on the success of our existing sketching easel within the Winsor & Newton range, offering a variety of working positions to the artist.
A very stable, compact designed yet lightweight easel offers one touch quick adjustable telescopic legs, accompanying the easel also comes instructions.
The Bristol watercolour can be used both indoors and outdoors as well as offering the ability to be used on a table top. The additional feature that the Bristol water colour easel offers is that not only can it be used in an upright position for pastels, it also has a central pivot point where the arm can be tilted to a preferred working position, reclining flat enabling the artist to paint with watercolour. It also comes with its own carry case which is ideal for the artist on location and has a useful utility hook on the tray. It can also hold a paper/canvas that is 84cm long, the depth of the ledge the paper sits on is 3cm
Height of easel: 150cm (59")
Width of easel: 84cm (33")
Depth of easel: 130cm (51")
Folded dimensions: 67cm x 11cm (26½ x 4½")
Bristol Water Colour Easel – 1.8kg
Sketching Easels - Dart Sketching Easel
A versatile lightweight beechwood easel for water colour or oil sketching. Canvases or boards can be secured upright or tilted to any required angle, including horizontal for water colour sketching. This easel can accommodate a canvas up to a maximum height of 67cm (261/2") and has telescopic legs that adjust for best working position.
Maximum canvas height: 67cm (26 ½")
Maximum extended height: 183cm (72'')
Width of easel: 81cm (32")
Depth of easel: 83cm (33")
Folded dimensions: 86 x 10 x 7cm (34 x 4 x 3")
Weight: 1.4 kg (3lb 4oz)
Sketching Easels - Severn Sketching Easel
This easel offers a more substantial version of a traditional beechwood sketching easel, whilst remaining compact and portable. The easel can accommodate a maximum canvas height of 110 cm (43") and features a tilting facility for adjustable working angles.
Overall Height: 200cm (78")
Maximum canvas height: 110cm (43")
Width of easel: 86cm (34")
Depth of easel: 100cm (39½")
Folded dimensions: 93 x 22 x 10cm (37 x 8¾ x 4")
Weight: 2.5kg (5lb 5oz)
Sketching Easels - Trent Metal Sketching Easel
A sturdy metal folding sketching easel which offers added stability when outdoor sketching. The telescopic legs and adjustable canvas grip allow for a varied range of working positions and heights.
Maximum canvas height 75cm (30")
Overall Height: 190cm (75")
Width: 83cm (32.5”)
Depth: 67cm (26”)
Weight: 2.5kg (5lb 5oz)
Sketching Easels - Tyne Aluminium Sketching Easel
This lightweight folding aluminium easel features telescopic adjustable legs and has great stability when working outdoors. The adjustable canvas support can be positioned for either water colour or oil colour painting. A unique feature of this easel is its camera mount fixing of the canvas support, which when removed offers the facility to be used as a photographic tripod with standard camera mount fitting. The easel can accommodate a maximum canvas height of 122cm (48").
Overall Height: 185cm (73")
Width: 82cm (32”)
Depth: 73cm (29”)
Weight: 1.8 kg (4lbs)
Sketching Easels - Bristol Aluminium Sketching Easel
This lightweight aluminium easel is great for indoor, outdoor or tabletop use. It has one touch control for quick telescopic leg adjustment and comes with a hard shell carrying case with handle and shoulder strap. The easel also has a useful utility hook on the painting tray. A maximum canvas height of 137cm (54") can be accommodated.
Maximum canvas height: 137cm (54")
Height of easel: 137cm (54")
Width of easel: 135cm (53")
Depth of easel: 97cm (38")
Folded dimensions: 66 x 10 x 9cm (26"x4"x 3½ ")
Weight: 0.95 kg (2lb)
Sketch Box Easels - Windrush Sketch Box Easel
Handcrafted from seasoned Beechwood, this is an ideal easel for both studio work and painting on location. The easel has been designed to fold down to a box shape and has a carry handle and shoulder strap for ease of transporting. The Windrush has telescopic legs to adjust working height, has a practical metal lined storage tray and comes with a wooden palette and brass hardware.
Maximum canvas height of 73cm (29")
Width of easel: 77cm (30 ½")
Depth of easel: 94cm (37")
Weight: 6.9 kg (15lb 4oz)
Folded dimensions: 54 x 42 x 16cm (21½ x 16 ½ x 6½")
Sketch Box Easels - Tweed Sketch Box Easel
Handcrafted from seasoned Beechwood, this is an ideal easel for both studio work and painting on location. The easel has been designed to fold down to a box shape and has adjustable shoulder straps for backpacking, making this a great easel for outdoor painting and travelling. The Tweed has telescopic legs to adjust working height, has a practical metal lined storage tray and comes with a folding wooden palette and brass hardware.
Maximum canvas height of 82cm (32 ½")
Width of easel: 68cm (27")
Depth of easel: 96cm (38")
Folded dimensions: 55 x 30 x 15cm (22 x 12 x 6")
Weight: 5.1kg (11lb 5oz)