from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An upright frame for displaying or supporting something, such as an artist's canvas.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An upright frame, typically on three legs, for displaying or supporting something, such as an artist’s canvas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A frame (commonly) of wood serving to hold a canvas upright, or nearly upright, for the painter's convenience or for exhibition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A frame in the form of a tripod for supporting a blackboard, paper, or canvas in drawing and painting; also, a similar frame used as a rest for portfolios, large books, etc.
- n. A picture small enough to be placed on an easel for exhibition after completion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an upright tripod for displaying something (usually an artist's canvas)
We freely admit that we take inspiration in easel mode from the metaphor of the TV and agree that people need a web appliance but by the same token we are still a webbook and work like one in laptop mode.
It converts from laptop mode, into what litl calls easel mode.
A lot of artists leave their creativity at the easel, which is not a good way to sell paintings.
Los Angeles To conservator Sue Ann Chui at the Getty Museum, the 518-year-old wooden panel painting on her easel is a study in the subtle science of art.
On an easel was a large painting of a street scene in Mexico, with dark-haired women in flowing skirts, children playing, and flower vendors with their carts.
On her easel is the Amish girl being hit by the car.
On the easel was a wild abstract in crude bright colours, bearing no visible relation at all to the scene in the harbour before them; it was unexpected, compared to the neat, anaemic little water-colours that nineteen out of twenty Trewissick harbour-painters produced.
Behind the easel was a small wooden sideboard covered by a handmade afghan.
Next to the easel was a small table, on which stood a box full of tubes of paint.
On his easel was a painting of the required size, representing Louis XV. at