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easel

a frame, usually in the form of an upright tripod, used for supporting or displaying an artist's canvas, blackboard, etc.

easel

[′ē·zəl]
(graphic arts)
A standing frame, often adjustable, used to hold a painting in process, or to display a chart in meetings.

Easel

(Easel Corporation) A Burlington, Massachusetts software tools company founded in 1981. It was acquired by VMARK Software in 1995. Easel developed client/server tools based on its ESL technology and its Smalltalk-based ObjectStudio. See VMARK and Ardent.
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Proceeds will go to the school, which has its own gallery displaying works by regional artists, where the easel was also on show.
Digital representation seemed to work well as a beginning effort, and as time went on, more art appeared on the easel to work with, mostly of a fannish nature, but some original pieces and more realistic drawings and styles have appeared.
Bruce Addison from Bonhams said: "The star of the show is the Winsor and Newton easel that Jack Vettriano used in the early days of his career and has kept for over 40 years.
Children's iPad cases abound these days, but if your intention is to create an easel for a child, ArtSee Studio from WowWee (www.artseestudio.com, $40) is the best bet.
"Beer Kitchen" easel cards with booklet holders are also available for Crown Imports Beer displays.
The items that can be loaned out include an overhead projector and screen, TV and video player, display boards and flipchart easel. For more information contact VCVS, Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Skomer Road, Barry, CF62 9DA, phone 01446 741706, send an e-mail to vcvs@valecvs.org.uk or log on to www.valecvs.org.uk
The town's Museum and Art Gallery in Riversley Park has been chosen for an exhibition by the Easel Club.
Q I want a good-quality chalk board and paint easel for my little girl.
There was the Easel Club for one, which held its first exhibition (of black and white drawings) in Bennett's Hill in June 1886.
As if by magic, List quickly gathers the giggly group onto the carpet in front of an oversized easel. She asks the children what animals they think they might see the next day on a trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Art Dreams Home also unveiled a wall easel for hanging artwork, plaques, mirrors or anything.
One of Mr McLaughlin's most famous works, which recently sold at auction, is Handbags at Dawn, depicting someone reaching out to stop him working at his easel.