Updated August 20, 2018 by Sam Kraft

The 10 Best Portable Easels

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This wiki has been updated 11 times since it was first published in February of 2018. Nearly as essential to an artist as a brush or pen, a quality easel provides the necessary support for painters and illustrators to work comfortably on their latest creation. It’s also a useful tool for displaying finished pieces or even signage. These portable models are ideal for travelers and those with limited space who prefer to store the unit between sessions. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best portable easel on Amazon.

10. Quartet Full

9. Transon Tripod

8. US Art Big Sur

7. Audio-Visual Display

6. Colorona Desk

5. Art Alternatives Marquis

4. Tangkula Sketch

3. US Art Topanga

2. Audio-Visual Flip

1. US Art Harbor


Sam Kraft
Last updated on August 20, 2018 by Sam Kraft

In addition to his corporate career as a marketing and communications professional in Chicago, Sam runs a popular blog that focuses on the city’s flourishing craft beer and brewery scene. He received his degree in journalism from DePaul University (which spurred his interest in freelance writing) and has since spent years developing expertise in copywriting, digital marketing and public relations. A lifetime of fishing, hiking and camping trips has left him well-versed in just about any outdoors-related topic, and over several years spent working in the trades during his youth, he accumulated a wealth of knowledge about tools and machinery. He’s a travel junkie, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an avid biker.


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