Pochade box (1853 - 1937)

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    I got a pochade box at last, this one is from ebay that I was lucky to win. I've made a few adjustments to it so I can use this summer.

    I did a quick video to show how it works, hope its not just me but I'm a bit fascinated with these things. They're almost like an old version of a laptop, you have the top area for viewing with your tools in the bottom working area.

    Buttons McTavish, Steering for North, and 34 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. noka_fr 74 months ago | reply

      It looks so vintage and professional.

    2. skyeshell 74 months ago | reply

      pochade box.. never come across that before..like it!

    3. Matthew-1 74 months ago | reply

      Cool looking "kit".
      I look forward to a few shots showing us how you use it.

    4. Enno Kleinert 74 months ago | reply

      all will be jealous ! ?

    5. Julie Paradise1 [deleted] 74 months ago | reply

      Enno Kleinert definitely! ;-)

    6. Wil Freeborn 74 months ago | reply

      skyeshell I thought you'd have used them before, I'm pretty new to them myself.

    7. ohbara 74 months ago | reply

      wow <3 so lovely. what an object!

    8. sketchySteven 74 months ago | reply

      can't wait to see what you do with this!

    9. noriko.stardust 74 months ago | reply

      Looks like a really good find! Looking forward to your oil painting.

    10. jennidotL 74 months ago | reply

      What a lucky find. I have an almost unused W J Reeves watercolour box from the early 19th Century; the blocks of paint still have a logo and a colour name stamped on them. It's just missing its water pot which is a shame.

    11. Nancy Mae WI 73 months ago | reply

      Beautiful!!!!

    12. _._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._ 73 months ago | reply

      I don't have anything as vintage (and very cool) as this pochade. I do have the smallest Guerrilla box (5x7 panels), with which I've sketched on picnic tables, lounge chairs, and coffee shop booths. I often wonder why more people don't do oil sketching.

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