easel easel  /ˈi zəl/


  • (n) an upright tripod for displaying something (usually an artist's canvas)


  1. Traveling to France, the Texans found the house and located the exact spot where van Gogh had set up his easel in 1890 to paint his famous White House at Night.
  2. He sacrificed whiskers and easel as his position in the theatre became more secure.
  3. She is learning to read today's lesson, which the teacher has written out on a makeshift blackboard propped up on a wobbly easel.


  • iPhone artist creates Heat-inspired art

    When he's not at his friend's Pembroke Pines barber shop or studying to become a nurse, Cooper City resident David Fernandez is making Miami Heat-inspired art. The wild, stylized images of Chris "The Birdman" Anderson, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Norris Cole are in part from his imagination, and in part from ordinary images of them he finds on the internet. But Fernandez doesn’t use an easel ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

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  1. "It gives him an anonymity in the big city that an artist with the easel wouldn't have," Ms. Mouly said.
    on May 24, 2009 By: Francoise Mouly Source: New York Times

  2. "My life's mosaic consists of the million miles and faces covering the canvas on my particular easel," Pryor writes. "It's almost impossible to lay down the brush and declare the painting complete."
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: David Pryor Source: Pine Bluff Commercial

  3. "EASEL, a daytime art league administered by the Town of Hempstead's Department of Senior Enrichment, is open to all resident seniors 60 years of age or older. It is geared to those individuals who have had previous experience in the field of art,...
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Kate Murray Source: Garden City News

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