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It's no secret that many manufacturers are cutting corners and creating French-style easels that make a mockery of the original Jullian French easel. Don't let the bad drive out the good! Dick Blick asked Jullian, the designer of the original, to make us a French style easel with all the original workmanship and details, plus a few modern innovations that just make sense, like a nylon carrying strap.
This classically designed easel combines a sketchbox, easel, and canvas carrier in one for the on location, plein air painter. Blick's French Easel, designed by Jullian, is adjustable to whatever height and angle suits your painting style. It is beautifully handcrafted in naturally dried, oiled, and polished elmwood.
The easel includes a weather-resistant metal-lined box that holds a wood palette (included). It's also ideal for storing and transporting paints, brushes, and other accessories (not included). Use it as a canvas carrier too. Finished paintings can be placed on the outside of the folded easel and carried. Pre-assembled.
Carrying Bag — The easel now includes a FREE red canvas carrying bag with a nylon handle and shoulder strap for easy portability.
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GREAT PRODUCT !!!!!
from San Diego CA
Comments about Blick French Easel by Jullian:
GIFT FOR DAUGHTER
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Artist and teacher
from New England
Context: Since Jullian easels are no longer made in France, but are now produced in China, the quality has suffered. I wasn't impressed with the more expensive models, and settled on this, which is okay, though I don't expect it to last long. With its cheaper, weak metal hardware (immediately after purchase I began replacing some of the parts using those saved from old easels), I don't expect this to stand regular outdoor use for more than a few years, so the price is good, given lower expectations. For Sunday/part-time painters, this should be more than adequate.
Solid. Looks great. Quality product.
By Robert Ross
The easel is very easy to put up and take down, plus it's sturdy enough that it doesn't feel like it's going to snap if I bump it. The wood itself is quality. But being a portable easel it's not heavy, so I expect to have to keep an eye on it while painting so that the wind won't blow it over. The easel has an odor when you first remove it from the box, but that goes away after a day. It's also fairly compact even when the legs are fully extended. I can leave it set up in my small apartment living room and still have plenty of space to get around. I've only had it for a few days, but I expect this easel to last me a good long while.
Decent Easel for Reasonable Price
By Lorraine OB
from Madison, WI
Bought this easel for outdoor painting, roadside and parks (not a lot of hauling). It's reasonably stable. Have been using is mostly as a tabletop studio easel lately. Works great for this. For the price, this is a solid value. If I was going to tour Europe or hike the Divide, I might opt for a slicker, lighter set up, but this works fine for my needs.
Easel by Julian
from Crystal, MN
Beautifully made, easy to open and stand and fold up to carry with. Love Love It!
Just what I was looking for
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
I love my Blick French Easel by Jullian!
By Kharin, Artist and Photographer
from Las Vegas, NV
As an artist transitioning from watercolor (working flat) to working with acrylics on canvas, I needed an easel. This easel is portable for those field days, yet can be utilized standing on its own or tabletop. It has all the details of the Jullian easel at less than a third of the price. The varnish stain on the easel had a slight odor when it was unpacked...that is diminishing after 2 weeks.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Great for this old lady, great for you too.
from Bailey's Crossroads, VA
This easel pleases me no end. Now I am using it indoors, so it's not getting the bumping about like it could. I find it very sturdy, stays tightened, easy to adjust. I'm an airhead but had no trouble setting it up and down. Pithy directions are included. The finishing of the wood could be better, couple rough spots I sanded. I looked at stores and concluded I couldn't afford an easel worth buying. I'm delighted I found this one, and such personality!
from New York, NY
I was worried it wouldn't be sturdy enough for the type of art I am doing but when it is set up properly it is very sturdy. I love how everything is adjustable and there is a space for paints, brushes and water. I have never used an easel because I couldn't find the right kind, i decided to try this style and I was not disappointed. I also enjoy how portable it is, perfect for setting up and taking down easily which is vital to living and working in a very small one bedroom.
Well built easel for a good price!
from Meridian Idaho
Very well built easel. Students in our class loved it too. We like the metal lined drawer.
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