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scouserl41

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on: December 03, 2018, 10:55:47 PM
I've been doing more outdoors painting lately and I'm always struggling to decide what to take along because it's heavy and awkward. I'd like to take my oils but then I'd have to take my French Easel. Too heavy. Plus you need a chair, canvas, paper towels. You probably know the drill!
As a result I have too decide to take watercolors or a simple acrylic setup. I do OK with thse but i'd REALLY like to take my oils.
Most paint outs here involved a walk of several hundred yards to get to a good spot.

Here's the answer!

 



The Artcomber combined chair and carrier.

When folded the large wheels are on the ground and the back of the chair acts as the handle. The bag on the back has enough room for a FULL BOX FRENCH EASEL!! The second pocket can easily hold a couple of canvases and a couple of rolls of paper towels.

I really lucked out and got it in Jerry's Artarama Black Friday sale for $72 instead of the regular $160 and free shipping too!!

Jerry's Artarama.com

Item 71045


Going to try it tomorrow for the first time!!
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Reply #1 on: December 04, 2018, 12:04:01 AM
Brian

A friend gave me something similar that she bought on QVC.  Hope you have better luck.  Mine rusted out very quickly  (not surprising, I live by the ocean).  But, you should have better luck in the dry climate.

I'm looking for something that is lightweight and is a table/chair folding thing. Anyone seen one?

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Reply #2 on: December 17, 2018, 12:09:23 AM
really cool O0


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Reply #3 on: January 12, 2019, 07:55:14 PM
 :heeha: That's quite the fancy gadget you've got there. Mine is quite a bit simpler. Basically a folding seat attached to a backpack with 3 large pockets. It will easily hold my pastel box, papers, backing board, easel, and assorted odds and sods. If I'm just doing w/c or sketching supplies it is a fair bit lighter, but it handles whatever I need. I must say a backrest on the seat must be nice though. Perhaps if I ever where this sack out I'll look for one of those. I ain't gettin' any younger!  :2funny:

Cheers, Val

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Reply #4 on: January 13, 2019, 10:30:25 PM
this one looks great too Val. You have all your equipment right in front of you as you work O0


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Reply #5 on: January 14, 2019, 12:02:41 AM
Yes very handy Nolan.  It's just those big pockets so close to the ground.... wonder what critters and creepy crawlies I'll find up on the mountain?  :eek:
Can't be any worse than Guatemala's jungle!  :2funny:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #6 on: January 14, 2019, 01:42:12 AM
just play Fear Factor with the creepy crawlies and pretend they are dinner :angel:


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Reply #7 on: February 05, 2019, 10:24:49 AM
 :envy:     :2funny:
Cheers, Val

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