easel

easel
Synonyms and related words:
air brush, art paper, brush, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas, chalk, charcoal, crayon, drawing paper, drawing pencil, drier, fixative, ground, lay figure, maulstick, medium, paint, paintbrush, palette, palette knife, pastel, pencil, pigments, scratchboard, siccative, sketchbook, sketchpad, spatula, spray gun, stump, varnish

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  • Easel — Ea sel, n. [D. ezel ass, donkey, hence, easel, or G. esel; akin to E. ass. See {Ass}.] A frame (commonly) of wood serving to hold a canvas upright, or nearly upright, for the painter s convenience or for exhibition. [1913 Webster] {Easel picture} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • easel — (n.) 1590s, from Du. ezel easel, originally ass, from M.Du. esel, from L. asinus ass (see ASS (Cf. ass) (1)); the comparison being of loading a burden on a donkey and propping up a painting or canvas on a wooden stand (Cf. SAWHORSE (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • easel — [ē′zəl] n. [17th c. < Du ezel (Ger esel), ass, ult. < L asellus, dim. of asinus, ASS1: for sense, cf. Fr chevalet, easel, lit., little horse & SAWHORSE] an upright frame or tripod to hold an artist s canvas, a picture on display, etc …   English World dictionary

  • easel — [n] stand frame, mount, tripod; concepts 442,733,757 …   New thesaurus

  • easel — ► NOUN ▪ a wooden frame on legs for holding an artist s work in progress. ORIGIN Dutch ezel ass …   English terms dictionary

  • Easel — An easel is an upright support used for displaying and/or fixing something resting upon it.The word is an old Germanic synonym for donkey (compare similar semantics); its equivalent is the only word for both animal and apparatus in various… …   Wikipedia

  • easel — UK [ˈiːz(ə)l] / US [ˈɪz(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms easel : singular easel plural easels a frame used for supporting the paper or board that you are painting or drawing on …   English dictionary

  • easel — easeled, adj. /ee zeuhl/, n. 1. a stand or frame for supporting or displaying at an angle an artist s canvas, a blackboard, a china plate, etc. 2. Also called masking frame. Photog. a frame, often with adjustable masks, used to hold photographic… …   Universalium

  • easel — noun /ˈi.zəl/ An upright frame, typically on three legs, for displaying or supporting something, such as an artist’s canvas. Three sons … three! And not one sees fit to throw in with the old man. No … we have an easel painter, a stuntman, and a … …   Wiktionary

  • easel — noun Easel is used before these nouns: ↑painting …   Collocations dictionary

  • easel — ea|sel [ˈi:zəl] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Dutch; Origin: ezel donkey ; because an easel carries a painting as a donkey carries a person] a wooden frame that you put a painting on while you paint it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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