The best easels for painting in 2024

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The best easels for painting do more than just hold your canvas. They can transform how you work, aid your posture and even improve the quality of your painting. To find the very best for you to choose from, we've consulted the professional artists that contribute their expertise to Creative Bloq and they've drawn up this comprehensive list, including the best plein air easels and easels for kids. 

Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.

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