Choosing A Pochade Box

All of our boxes are made with the same high quality materials and each one is great for a different use. Picking the right box for you comes down to how you want to use it and what size you want to paint. The guide below will help you choose the perfect box for you.

5x7 pocket box™
Specs: Size - 8 x 5.5 x 3 Weight - 1 lb Weight Full - 1.5 - 2 lbs
Panel Size: 5x7 in With adaptors: 4x6 in
With Slip in Easel: 6x8 in
Advantages: Small size makes it ideal for travel and backpacking. It is versatile. Has a thumb hole so you can paint while holding it or can be used on your lap, while sitting in the car, or on a tripod. (Tripod mount optional)
Limitations: Designed to hold small panels.
Choose me if you want to make small paintings with a light portable box to take anywhere.
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6x8 ThumBox™ V2.0
Specs: Size - 9 x 7 x 3 Weight - 1.5 lbs Weight Full - 2 - 2.5 lbs
Panel Size: 6x8 in With adaptors: 5x7 in, 4x6 in
With Slip in Easel: 8x10 in
Advantages: Slightly larger then the Pocket Box but still has the versatility while letting you paint larger. Good for travel as it has a thumb hole and you can hold it while painting, have it on your lap, on a table, while sitting in the car, or on a tripod. (Tripod mount optional)
Limitations: Designed to work with smaller panels.
Choose me if you want a great all around box for smaller paintings that’s always ready to go.
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8x10 Cigar Box™ V2.0
Specs: Size - 11 x 9 x 3 Weight - 2 lbs Weight Full - 3 - 4 lbs
Panel Size: 8x10 in With adaptors: 6x8 in, 5x7 in, 4x6 in
With Slip in Easel: 9x12 in
Advantages: Medium sized box that is light and portable. 8x10 panels can be found at any art supply store. Works great for trips where space is limited. You can use it laptop, tabletop or on a tripod. (Tripod mount included)
Limitations: Designed to work with smaller panels.
Choose me if you want a box that balances versatility of use, painting size, and storage space
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9x12 LapTop Box™
Specs: Size - 13 x 10 x 3 Weight - 2.5 lbs Weight Full - 4 - 5 lbs
Panel Size: 9x12 in With adaptors: 8x10 in, 6x8 in, 5x7 in, 4x6 in
With Slip in Easel: 12x16 in
Advantages: Holds 9x12 panels which are easy to find at any art supply store. It holds the same sized panels as the popular Guerrilla Box but is thinner and lighter making it better for times when you need it to fit in a small space or have to carry it. You can use it lap top, tabletop, or on a tripod. (Tripod mount included)
Limitations: Designed to work with smaller panels.
Choose me if you want to paint larger while keeping it light and easy to travel.
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9x12 Guerrill a Box™
Specs: Size - 13 x 10 x 5 Weight - 5 lbs Weight Full - 7-8 lbs
Canvas Size: 9x12 in With adaptors: 8x10 in, 6x8 in, 5x7 in, 4x6 in
With Slip in Easel: 12x16 in
With Telescoping Easel: up to 20 in high
Advantages: Our most popular box. Holds 9x12 panels or stretched canvases which are easy to find at any art supply store. Has the most storage space of any of our boxes. There are a number of accessories available for painting larger and smaller. Easy to carry with front strap. Available in 2 models, original and hinged front. (Tripod mount included)
Choose me if you want more storage space and ability to paint a variety of sizes.
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Medium French Resistance™
Specs: Size - 13 x 10 x 3 Weight - 3.8 lbs Weight Full - 5- 6 lbs
Canvas Size: adjustable from 16x20 in to 4x6 in.
Advantages: Light, thin and easy to carry. Simple to adjust to hold different sized panels or canvases. Design is reminiscent of French box easels but without the hassle. Has five palette options that include traditional hand held palette and covered palettes that fit into the front compartment. Can be used lap top, tabletop, or on a tripod. (Tripod mount included)
Choose me if you want to paint different sizes easily and without accessories.
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Campaign Box™
Specs: Size - 16 x 10 x 4 Weight - 5 lbs Weight Full - 7-8 lbs
Advantages: Attaches to any camera tripod. Has a lot of room for workspace and to store gear. Folds up to travel and out to 31.5” for use.
Choose me if you want a portable tabouret to attach to your tripod. Great as a companion for the #17 Flex Easel or Watercolorboard™.
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