September 9, 2011 7:33 pm

Kitbag: outdoor painting

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A lightweight easel, paper and palettes for watercolours, and an umbrella for unexpected showers

Rexy Watercolour Easel – Dual Position

Lightweight easel in a handy carry bag with room for paints. £82, www.jullian.co.uk

Paper – Arches Aquarelle

The gold standard of watercolour paper. From £3.20 a sheet, www.cassart.co.uk

Watercolour brush set – Bamboo Wrap

Varied selection of sable and synthetic brushes. £41.75, www.greenandstone.com

Winsor & Newton Metal Setchers

Artist-quality watercolours with two palettes. £97, www.ziggyart.co.uk

Sponge, water pot and plastic dippers

Sponge £1.80, collapsible pot £2.95, dippers £6.20, www.greenandstone.com

Artist’s apron

This apron has plenty of pockets for pencils, rubbers, sunglasses and snacks. £13.27, www.saa.co.uk

Artist seat-bag

Doubles as a folding seat and a shoulder bag to put all your kit in. Weatherproof. £29.99, www.artifolk.co.uk

Umbrella

White nylon umbrella can be clamped on to your easel for those unexpected showers. £31, www.jullian.co.uk

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