If you want to travel light when painting, a pochade box is one option. Here are a number of pochade boxes that you may want to look at.
Information about a pochade box for the plein air painter, made by Art Essentials .
Information about a pochade box for the plein air painter made by an east coast manufacturer.
If you have tried using French easels when you are plein air painting, and you are not happy with the weight or layout, there are many other options to choose include building your own easel.
Information about a panel/palette carrier for the plein air painter made by Open Box M.
There are many different types of easels you can use for plein air painting. Here are some alternatives:
A manufacturer of lightweight easels for the plein air painter. They have special lightweight attachments for plein air easels for oils, pastels, and watercolors.
Water soluble oil paints offer an alternative to traditional oil paints that can solve problems for artists that are allergic to paint thinners. This article describes what water soluble oil paints are, and how they are used to help you decide if they are for you.
When you are painting away from the studio, you need to get the paintings back home without damaging the painting. Here is a variety of choices to help you carry your paintings safely.
Canvas has been used for centuries, and is preferred by many artists, while others prefer to use panels. But panels come in different materials, so which one is best for you? In this article we will explain the composition of the different materials so you can decide which one will work for you.
Some standard pieces of equipment that you will need when you go plein air painting.
What are your alternatives for painting on, canvas, board, card? This article explains the options.