The best plein air equipment

We asked you what your favourite plein air equipment is for painting outdoors in the field or on urban ground. Wow, what a lot of brilliant idea’s you have! Just goes to show how many experienced plein air artists there are out there. Some items are a little wild and wacky, like pizza boxes, a mirror and cooling towels…. but they turn out to be brilliant ideas for artists on the go. Here is what you came up with:

Your favourite Easels, Tripods and carriers


U.S. Art Supply Coronado Large Wooden French Style Field and Studio Sketchbox Easel with Artist Drawer, Palette, Premium Beechwood – Adjustable Wood Tripod Easel Stand for Painting, Sketching, Display



The En Plein Air Pro Traveler Series for Watercolor with Sunpak 2001 Tripod


Beauport Artist Easel- Large Format Outdoor Plein Aire Painting Easel, Extra Wide Footprint Holds Canvas up to 48″ h × 60″



D305 Portable 6′ Folding Easel with Chart Clamp Finish: Black Powder Coat

Sienna Plein Air Tripod Easel (CT-TRI-0158)

Manfrotto MVH502A,546BK-1 Professional Fluid Video System with Aluminum Legs and Mid Spreader (Black)



SLIK Pro 700 DX Tripod Legs – Black



Traveler Tripod Shelf by En Plein Air Pro


Sienna Plein Air Pastel Box (CT-PB-1411)

Sienna Plein Air Pochade Box, Artists Adjustable Easel and Palette Box (CT-PB-0910) – Medium

Sienna Plein Air Artist Pochade Box Easel Large (CT-PB-1012)



Richeson French Companion Storage Box



Sienna Plein Air All in One Pochade Box (CT-PB-1014)




Royal Talens – Rembrandt Oil Colour Box – Master Gold Edition in Wooden Chest – With Paints, Palette, and Brushes


Sienna Plein Air Supply Box

Your favourite bags

Martha Stewart MTS-CNVBG, 6 11-Inch Heavy-Duty Canvas Garden Bag with Interior and Exterior Pockets, with 6-Inch Pockets Inch Pockets


Guerrilla Painter 6 by 8-Inch Thumbox Bag


Artist Portfolio Backpack and Tote 4K Waterproof Art Carrying Case Shoulder Bag Large Drawing Boards Bag w/Handle for Sketching Painting Art Supplies Storage Students Hobbyist Architect


Kelty Redwing 50 Backpack, Black



Your favourite art materials

PRO ART Square Artist Pastel Set, 72 Assorted Colors Wood Box



Derwent Pastel Pencils, 4mm Core, Metal Tin, 24 Count (32992)


Artlicious Canvas Panels 12 Pack – 8 inch x 10 inch Super Value Pack – Artist Canvas Boards for Painting


Strathmore 400-3 STR-400-3 24 Sheet No.80 Drawing Pad, 8 by 10″, 8″x10″, 8 X 10 Inches


Cafe Hotel Linen Look Solid Color Heavy 4 Gauge Vinyl Flannel Backed Tablecloth, Indoor/Outdoor Wipe Clean Tablecloth, 52 Inch x 52 Inch Square, Sage


Strathmore (310-9) 300 Series Canvas Pad, 9″x12″ Glue Bound, 10 Sheets


U.S. Art Supply Refined Linseed Oil, 125ml / 4.2 Fluid Ounce Container

Royal Talens Cobra Artists’ Water Mixable Oil Color Value Pack, 40 mlTubes, 10 Assorted Colors (21820510)


DANIEL SMITH 285610005 Extra Fine Essentials Introductory Watercolor, 6 Tubes, 5ml


Speedball Escoda Versatil Series Watercolor Travel Brush Set, Synthetic Kolinsky



Heritage Arts RTB917 Plastic Telescoping Brush Tube (9″ x 17″)

Golden Open Acrylic Modern Theory,Multi,Set Of 8


Fabriano EcoQua Notebooks staplebound Blank Lemon 8.25 x 11.7 in.



Arches Watercolor Paper Pad, 140 pound, Cold Press, 10″x14″ (1795093)


conda Palette Knife Painting Stainless Steel Spatula Palette Knife Oil Paint Metal Knives Wood Handle (Red 5 Piece)


joybest Watercolor Palette Box 24-Well Paint Palette Box Airtight Leak Proof Travel Palette Case for Watercolors Half Pans, Acrylic, Gouache and Oil Paint

The Army Painter Wet Palette

 Your favourite plein air clothing

Columbia Unisex Bora Bora II Booney Hat, Moisture Wicking Fabric, UV Sun Protection


Luwint Waterproof Kids Leg Boot Gaiters – Hiking Hunting Climbing Gear for 6-12 Yrs Old Girls Boys (Blue)


LYMEEZ 3D Mesh Tick Repelling Leg Gaiters


Youngstown Glove 03-3110-80-M Carpenter Plus Gloves, Medium


SaphiRose Stylish Unisex Hooded Waterproof Raincoat with Zipper Outdoor Windbreak Rain Jacket Bike Poncho Point Cloak


Bedwina Umbrella Hat (Pack of 4) – 20 Inch, Hands Free, Funny Rainbow Colorful Beach Party Hats, Adjustable Size Fits All Ages, Kids, Men & Women


Quiksilver Men’s Pierside Straw Hat, Dark Brown, Large/X-Large

Wostar Nitrile Disposable Gloves 2.5 Mil Pack of 100, Latex Free Safety Working Gloves for Food Handle or Industrial Use

Your favourite plein air accessoires when thirsty


Thermos Stainless King 40 Ounce Beverage Bottle, Stainless Steel



Pogo BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottle with Chug Lid, Grey, 32 oz


Vacu Vin Rapid Ice Wine Cooler – Set of 3 – Diamond Green, Blue, and Gray


Your favourite items that make plein air painting easier and more practical

Color Wheel The Artist’s View Catcher

Brush Grip Paintbrush Holder and Drying Rack/Caddy, Painting Supplies (Black)




Guerrilla Painter Tripod Stone Bag


Guerrilla Painter Bestbuddy

WORX Pegasus Multi-Function Work Table and Sawhorse with Quick Clamps and Holding Pegs – WX051

ArtBin 3 Art Supply Box Portable Art & Craft Organizer with Lift-Up Trays [1] Plastic Storage Case Gray/Black, Three

GANCHUN 16-Inch Plastic Tool Box with Spare Parts Boxes,Removable Partitions and Multiple Compartments Toolbox for Home Tool Storage


DSTELIN Binder Clips Paper Clamps Assorted Sizes 100 Count (Black), X Large, Large, Medium, Small, X Small and Micro, 6 Sizes in One Pack, Meet Your Different Using Needs


EACHPOLE |10-Pack| Heavy Duty Nylon Spring Clamps 4.5 inch for Home Improvement Projects and Photography Studios, APL1770

IRWIN VISE-GRIP Lineman’s Pliers, 9-1/2-Inch (2078209)

Gimars 3″ 10 Pcs Improved Durable Spring-Loaded Gate Aluminum D Ring Carabiners Clips Hook for Home, Rv, Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Traveling

Victorinox Swiss Army Huntsman Pocket Knife w/ Pouch, Red

Super Sewing Supplies for Kiss-Off Stain Remover/Spot Remover

OMIRO Hand Mirror, Black Handheld Mirror with Handle, 6.3″ W x 9.6″ L

Amazon Brand – Solimo Freezer Quart Bags, 120 Count


10″ Length x 10″ Width x 1.75″ Depth Corrugated B-Flute Pizza Box Keeps Pizza Fresh by MT Products (10 Pieces)


Glad OdorShield Small Drawstring Trash Bags, Febreze Beachside Breeze,4 Gal,80 Ct (Package May Vary)


Bounty Quick-Size Paper Towels, White, 8 Family Rolls = 20 Regular Rolls


Schwinn Day Tripper Cargo Bike Trailer, Folding Frame, Quick Release Wheels, Red/Grey


Your favourtie plein air technology


Apple iPhone 11, 128GB, Black – Fully Unlocked (Renewed)


Solar Charger 24000mAh, FEELLE Solar Power Bank with 2 USB Ports Waterproof Portable External Battery Compatible with Smartphones, Tablets and More


Iplayer Apple iPod Classic 7th Generation 160gb Black with Generic Accessories Non Retail Packaging


Canon EOS 4000D DSLR Camera w/Canon EF-S 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 III Zoom Lens + Case + 32GB SD Card (15pc Bundle)

Your favourtie plein air items for extra comfort

Guerrilla Painter 309SB60B Shadebuddy Umbrella Stand with Umbrella and Bag


EasyGoProducts Tallbrella – Artist/Photography/Sports Umbrella, 48″ Round

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant and Non-Greasy Sunscreen Lotion with Broad Spectrum SPF 100+, 3 fl. oz

REPEL Plant-Based Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent, Pump Spray, 4-Ounce, Pack of 2

Sukeen [4 Pack] Cooling Towel (40″x12″),Ice Towel,Soft Breathable Chilly Towel,Microfiber Towel for Yoga,Sport,Running,Gym,Workout,Camping,Fitness,Workout & More Activities



Quaker Chewy Dipps & Granola Bars, Variety Pack, 58 Bars


Your favourite items when plein air painting with pets at your side


Dog Water Bottle Dog Bowls for Traveling Pet Food Container 2-in-1 with Collapsible Dog Bowls, Outdoor Dog Water Bowls for Walking Hiking Travelling … (Blue)



Insect Shield Insect Repellant Premium T-Shirt for Protecting Dogs from Fleas, Ticks, Mosquitoes & More