Basically there are only five
styles of artist easels. The Table Easel, the Tripod Easel, the Box or
French Style Easel, the Lyre (A-Frame) Easel, and the Studio (H-Frame) Easel.
There are a number of variations to each of these that offer different tilt
settings for pastel artists or watercolorists, different storage options and size
Whichever style you choose, you can be sure that if you choose one of these fine wooden artist easels, you are guaranteed to get the best quality for your money.
Did you know?
For every two hectares (1 Hectare = 2.471 Acres) of Lyptus plantation planted, one hectare of new native forest is planted.
The design and construction of your easel are critical to your work. Nearly all Jack Richeson easels are made out of Lyptus wood from a eucalyptus tree.
About Lyptus Wood:
- Durable hardwood; as hard, if not harder than oak
- It's finish resembles either a cherry or mahogany wood
- Eucalyptus trees are fully mature and ready to be harvest in only 14-16 years
- Lyptus wood is a renewable source: trees sprout from the stumps of previously harvested trees
Lyptus Wood is a new trend in creating more environmentally responsible products. A premium-grade hardwood, Lyptus is grown on highly productive environmentally friendly plantations in South America. These plantations are a mix of eucalyptus and native tropical forest, ensuring a natural ecosystem.