List of easels/ palettes for traveling
We just got back from Greece and since I only took a carry-on I opted for a very small and lightweight painting setup. I took part of the Ledereasel with me (and wish I took both parts). It worked very well and I am very satisfied with it.
These easels must be attached to your own tripod. Click on name to view them.
Open Box M. (My 12”. x 16” is too large for a carryon- go smaller if this is your choice).
Tripod only 16.5 inches suitable for carry-on suitcase and small easel set up only. You will need to be weighted down on the back leg to insure it doesn’t tip over while painting. You can see it on the photo of the Guerilla Box photo from above. Click here.
I’ve also attempted to make my own versions. Here are two photos of glueing a quick release to a piece of masonite and a Jack Richeson table top easel (with table top part removed) . (I ended up taking the masonite with me only it was a bit short, I wished I had taken the top of the Ledereasel with me so that it would have been at the necessary height for me to work most comfortably. The canvas should be eye level, you shouldn’t have to bend over to paint. ) See bottom two images.
I do use other set ups at home that are a bit larger.