A lightweight pochade box from Artwork Essentials that does not have a wet panel carrier on the back like their other models, and is designed to be lighter and less bulky.
Company name: Artwork Essentials, Inc.
Pochade box name: EASyL
Sku: Classic-1 12 x 16
Type: Pochade Box
Price range: $350-$400
Weight: 3 lb 14 oz, 1.8kg
Palette size: 11-5/8′ x 15-3/4′, 29cm x 40cm
The Classic box of Artwork Essentials consists of a spring-loaded panel holder to hold the working panel from the top, and a supporting means to support the panel from the bottom.
On the Classic-Mini and Classic-1, there are two or three pairs of hooks located in different height to support different panel sizes from the bottom. To mount a panel on the Classic-Min or Classic-1, simply turn one pair of the hooks outward, place the working panel onto the hooks, then pull the spring-loaded panel holder from the top until it holds the top of the working panel. The supporting hooks can also support stretched canvas.
The side hinges are patented and feature a large knob that adjusts the tilt of the working panel in seconds. This is a unique feature of all EASyL pochade boxes that can’t be found anywhere else in the market.
How to set it up
To compare with other pochade boxes, see my Guide to Pochade Boxes.
Reviews of EASyL
This is a fairly well made box using a traditional design. The mechanism for holding the canvas works well and does not get in the way of your painting. The slots for storing a painting are too narrow if you are painting on loose canvas which has a tendency to warp in the heat. The… Read more “A well made box using a traditional design”
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EasyL Artwork Essentials Pochade Box
A lightweight pochade box from Artwork Essentials that does not have a wet panel carrier on the back like their other models, and is designed to be lighter