Hughes Easels

Changing the way artists work and play

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This is but one example of the Hughes Easels product line of counter balanced studio easels. Each easel is a handcrafted work of art built from the ground up using American ingenuity, craftsmanship and solid wood. The internal counter balance mechanism is U.S. patent protected. There are no ropes, boat winches or exercise weights  to wear out or break.  Each easel is built to last a lifetime. Over the years many have tried to copy our products and failed. Don't be fooled by lesser imitation knock-off copies. Each Hughes Easel is serial numbered and registered for your protection.  

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The Legendary Hughes Easel.

As the owner of Hughes Easels, I would like to personally thank you for visiting the Hughes Easels website. The evolution of the Hughes Easels product line has spanned more than three decades with major improvements occurring each year. 

The first Hughes Easel was originally designed with the consummate large scale artist in mind. Over time with input from many artists the Hughes Easel product line has evolved into a system that will provide you with a lifetime of outstanding performance and satisfaction. Due to popular demand, smaller  easels are now available for those serious amateurs and professionals who paint smaller or have limited studio space. My goal has always been to provide the art community with the finest easels and accessories produced in the United States. The reputation of Hughes Easels products in the professional art world attests to the success of that endeavor. I look forward to serving you and answering any questions you might have. If you have further questions or would like to place an order please call 1-800-485-6081 or 1-941-637-8252. The shop is always busy so don't be surprised if you get the answering machine. But not to worry ! Just leave a message and your call will be returned in short order.  

If you would like to see the products in action check out the Video Library or visit the Hughes Easels YouTube Channel. The videos are the same but newer versions may appear there first.

If by the time you have read the information here, looked at the videos and, you are not yet convinced that these easels are the finest products to be had  anywhere you are invited to take the Hughes Challenge!

I take great personal pride in knowing that each and every item leaving my facility is the finest product that your money can buy. Your expectations will be surpassed. I guarantee it !"

Don Andrews

Hughes Easels
3315 S. Tamiami Trail
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Guaranteed Quality

Hughes Easels are handcrafted in our production facility located inPunta Gorda Florida.      

Standard configurations include many useful features; Locking casters, 15 degree plus or minus perspective control on top and bottom, positive locking mechanisms on the mast  and carriage assemblies, a 24" range of vertical adjustment on the mounting frame, and special clamping devices to insure your canvas never leaves the easel unless you want it to.

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Our Products

Hughes Easels come in a variety of sizes and configurations to suit any studio.

Choose your Dream Easel.

Purchasing a professional studio easel becomes an issue of trust for both the artist and the manufacturer. Just ask yourself, "Is there some reason that the pro's and art museums choose Hughes Easels over all the rest?"  "Would I feel comfortable using a $250.00 easel while working on a $35,000 plus painting?"
We already know what the answer is.
Because this is the price point of many of the paintings that Hughes Easel's clients start at. Check our references. Then, you decide.

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