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Easels and Tabourets

A lot of people ask about what easels I recommend. In our classroom studio we use two:

H-frame Winsor Newton Shannon Easel

It’s sturdy and well-made for the price. A hidden knob and pin make it non-intuitive for new students, but eventually they figure it out.


American Umatilla Easel 

Lightweight, affordable and very easy to use. We use pony clamps to secure the drawing board for more stability. 

The tabourets are actually laptop stands I bought from They are a perfect height for holding pencils and palette next to you while you work.

This is my personal studio easel, I love it:
Craftech Sienna Counterweight Easel




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Just taking a moment to say to you Sadie,, thanks for sharing your information about your awesome studio not to mention that you also share these reviews of easels, tabourets etc. You are not only an awesome and talented artist but a sweet person to share your knowledge to other artists.. thanks again
September 15, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPatt Legg
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