Choosing the Perfect Easel

If you’re new to painting, you’re probably unsure of how to go about choosing a new easel. It’s a big decision and you want to make sure that you are getting your money’s worth. Depending on what you are attempting to paint along with the medium you are choosing to use will really make a big difference in the type of easel you should utilize. Check out my tips and suggestion below to find the perfect easel for you.

1.    Think about what you are looking for in an easel. There are many options available on the market, so you’ll want to narrow down some of the choices or you’ll be searching for weeks and weeks. If you only utilize one medium, such as watercolors, you will probably want an easel that will hold your work horizontally. If you want the option of using many different mediums, you may want an adjustable easel.
2.    Next go to your local painting supply store or check online at the many different options. Each has a different function and purpose, so you will want to ask a lot of questions and do plenty of research before settling on one.
3.    When you are ready to make your choice, be sure to consider you workspace. Easels come in many different shapes and sizes and you will want to make sure that it will fit well with your current space options.
4.    Shop around and make sure that you are positive that the easel you pick is for your. You should have no regrets. If money is an issue, you may want to save up for the perfect easel because the perfect easel will help with your creative flow.

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