Plein-air Sketching Gear :: Setup pour le plein air

The sketch hunter moves through life as he finds it, not passing negligently the things he loves, but stopping to know them, and to note them down in the shorthand of his sketchbook.
― Robert Henri

Some of you have asked me to show you how my plein-air setup functions and where I have bought my items. The green stool was bought for 8$ at Canadian Tire (22″) (LINK), the black stool underneath the yellow beauty case is a Walkstool (LINK) and is 26″ and is more expensive… but very sturdy. The yellow vintage beauty case was bought at a fundraiser from a colleague of mine for a big whopping 7$ and is perfect for carrying my art materials in it as I can put my colour palettes flat down. I put my water bottle on the floor or in the beauty case. This system is perfect for sketching in the car (without the stools of course) as I put the vintage case on the passenger seat and the corafoam leans on the steering will.  I use a corafoam (5$) bought at Reno Depot to put either a flat sheet or watercolour or my sketchbooks. I sit on the green stool and put the corafoam board on my knees and then lean the board on the vintage case… and voilà! I am ready to start painting -)

Just to let you know that I will not be able to post any paintings for awhile as I am busy with a commission at the moment.

Plusieurs personnes m’ont demandées de publier des photos de mon setup pour le plein-air. Le tabouret vert est celui que je m’assoie dessus et je l’ai acheté chez Canadian Tire pour 8$ et qui mesure 22″ (LIEN). Le tabouret noir (qui est sous la valise vintage jaune) est 26″ de haut et est de très bonne qualité. C’est un Walkstool (LIEN). La valise vintage je l’ai payée un gros 7$ d’une de mes collègues de travail. Le corafoam vient de Réno-Dépôt et j’ai acheté un grand format de 30″x40″ et ensuite couper pour pas très cher. Ce système est très bien aussi dans l’automobile car je mets la valise vintage sur le siège du passager et le corafoam sur le volant, et je suis prête à peindre [évidemment je n’apporte pas les tabourets pour l’automobile] -)))

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About Jane Hannah

Canadian graphic artist, painter, sketcher, typographer, calligrapher and teacher at Cégep John Abbott College in Québec, Canada. Jane Hannah also has a website for her students at www.gimligraphics.com and a main blog at www.janehannah.com. She is also part of the Montreal Urban Sketchers.
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4 Responses to Plein-air Sketching Gear :: Setup pour le plein air

  1. Louise Asselin says:

    Un gros merci Jane pour vos informations toujours très pertinentes.
    Je vous souhaite un bel été !
    Louise

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  2. Lynn says:

    Simple et pratique!

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