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The French Insider Palette


Bring your French easel into the 21st century with our new FRENCH INSIDER FOLDING PALETTE. Unlike other French easel accessories, OUR folding palette fits INSIDE your French easel!

Our new palette is constructed of sturdy PVC sheet (not wood-that can warp or crack) and sturdy metal piano hinges.


This innovative design gives the modern day painter 250 sq. inches of palette surface. That's plenty of area for mixing larger quantities of paint for larger paintings. The 2 side panels fold over the large center panel and makes transporting a wet palette easy.


Weighs only 2 lbs. 7 oz.
Closed palette dimensions -- 16 x 10.75 x 1.5


The mixing surface is a neutral gray and the slide out shelf has it’s own gray value scale 0-10.

The palette surface allows for easy clean up - simply scrape wet paint from mixing areas with a palette knife, then finish cleaning area with a paper towel moistened with turps.

The slide out shelf has a 3” hole for your small turps jar and brush holes on both sides (left or right hand).


Our FRENCH INSIDER fits inside the drawer of full size french easels like Mabef, Julian and others. (Remove the existing metal drawer liner or wood dividers and the Insider fits in its place)

The FRENCH INSIDER comes equipped with its own turps container. Container is made of lightweight PPG plastic (not glass). Comes with a butyl rubber gasket and locking lid. Container drops into a 3” hole in the slide out shelf. No more hanging/swinging turps containers! It holds 7 oz. of turps and weighs 4 oz.




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Easy steps to get you set up and get painting





1. Remove the drawer from your French easel.

2. Remove the metal drawer liner and dividers. (some liners have a staple holding the liner in place) If your drawer has wood dividers - these will need
to be removed.

3. Put drawer back in the easel. The FRENCH INSIDER drops in drawer from the back.

4. Slide the empty drawer about 2/3 out of the easel.


Pull the INSIDER shelf out until the value scale is visible.

5. Place the INSIDER on the French easel drawer.

Place turps container in the shelf hole.




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