Traveling Outdoors with Pastels — Tips and Tricks

Unfortunately, there is no perfect set-up. Even if there were one, it would not make you a better painter. The good news is finding the right set-up for you is an ongoing project full of small and large improvements. As you improve your set-up it will take you less time and less hassle to paint outdoors [...]

Glove Recommendation

From Clare B: 'I am a full time oil painter and up until I used Great Art Gloves I was using disposable latex gloves which make your hands sweat in the heat and stick to you. They are also not good for the environment. I now only use Great Art Gloves they are so good, in [...]

Easel Butler Tripod Shelf

 The Easel Butler Tripod Shelf Max, The Easel Butler is an indispensable tool for anyone who wants a lightweight pastel set up that uses a tripod. It was designed by Canadian artist Dianna Ponting, whose award-winning pastels are renowned for the their realism and detail.  Made of lightweight aluminum, and weighing only 12 ounces, this easy [...]

Keter Tool Box

Lugging Plein Air Supplies Keter Masterloader Plastic Portable Tool Box I’ve tried all sorts of rolling containers to transport my pastel supplies for plein air painting: backpacks;  rolling luggage; rolling file carts; fold up dollies; and the art comber combo chair and rolling bag. What I’ve learned is that the secret to a successful art supply [...]

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