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This high-quality, hand-sanded hardwood Sketch Box is ideal for plein air artists, students, crafters, or anyone who wants a great way to protect, transport, and store their art supplies.
The interior is divided into four compartments — two small, one large, and one long. They're perfect for organizing pens, pencils, charcoal, blending tools, inks, small accessories, and more. An artist's palette is also included that fits securely over the interior compartments.
Crafted of sturdy elm with finger-joint construction, the Sketch Box is finished with sturdy brass hinges and latches.
The Sketch Box measures 2-1/8"H × 12-1/2"W × 6-1/2"D. The palette measures 11-1/2"W × 5-1/2"D.
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Great Value for the Price
Comments about Art Alternatives Artist's Sketch Box with Palette:
Very nice quality for the price. I was looking for a nice wooden box to keep my graphite drawing supplies in and this was a great find. More then enough room to fit 20+ pencils, blending stumps multiple KUM sharpeners, erasers and small containers if graphite powder in. I even have a small ruler and brush for wiping eraser pieces and excess graphite away. And there is still more room spare. If you are new to drawing or have already a good collection of supplies this box fits the bill.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Central Illinois
These are perfect for my purposes, which is as a game, with game pieces, cards and die stored in the box compartments and the gameboard stained and stamped into the top! PLUS a pallet on which I can create a different, additional gameboard so, BONUS! I don't have photos but since this is an ART site, you can use your imagination to create any sort of game box you want! This is much, MUCH higher quality than the "trinket box" I originally got for the purpose!
good box/no handle
from Adirondacks, NY
the box is well built and solid. i will be using it for both indoor and plain air pastel painting.i didn't realize it had no handle, but i'll still use it as i bring a larger bag with me anyway.
Great Little Box
from Blaine, WA
I use this to keep my opaque watercolor (Gouache) paint tubes in - so I don't have to go searching for them. It is also a great beginner box for anyone starting out to store your watercolor, Guoache, or oil tubes in. Comes also with an small oil palette. Great value.
By Kate B
from Seattle, WA
I'm not actually using the palette. I'm using it as a 19th century plein air box. Works well!
i would buy this again.
from ocean springs, ms
Its awesome i can fit everything i need in it. Its portable which is great for an on the go artist.
Art Alternatives Artist's Sketch Box
from Long Beach, CA
I use this sketch box to carry drawing tools and it serves the purpose well. The construction is very good quality made of real wood. It's a sturdy box that should last a long time. I find the palette a little small for use as an oil sketch box (the palette itself is particle board), but for toting/protecting drawing supplies & pens, etc. it's great.
This box requires a bit of work
By Jared The Mangaka
I got this box because I wanted a good wooden sketch box. I was a little disappointed at first, the box was a little rough feeling so I used some 220 grit sand paper and fixed it right up. I added a lid support and some locking latches (I have some grabby relatives).I use this to store all of my manga drawing supplies.Its big enough to hold all of my drawing supplies.I'm not a huge fan of lighter colored woods, but that's just me.its a great box and i think its a great piece of equipment!
Very useful tool for painting outside
By Just Bill
from Ludlow, ME
I find the sketch box and the pallet very useful for carrying supplies outside. Everything is conveniently located in one place for working in the field. I varnished the pallet and it was then the perfect smooth surface on which I could mix paints.
I like the space that it give you, really good for studio artist. Only wish it had a handle for travel purposes.
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