SKU: handrest18


ARTessentials Acrylic Hand Rests


Perfect For Use With Any Media... Wet or Dry …. Painting, Drawing or Pastel Sketching...The modern alternative to the artists mahl stick.

Made to fit over canvas board, paper stock, pad or block. This transparent sturdy acrylic shelf rests above your artwork and allows you to add detail and highlights onto your painting without smearing, smudging.

Great for adding lines with pen or brush and for keeping a more steady hand. Add detail and highlights to your drawing or paintings, illustrations and pastels.

Key Features:

  • Available lengths: 18in,  24in,  31in
  • All 3 are: 1.5" Tall, 3" Wide
  • Made of highest quality clear acrylic
  • No smearing, smudging or soiling of artwork
  • Rest your hand on the bridge, not your artwork

Perfect for:

  • Watercolors, acrylics, oils, pastels and other media
  • Draw level lines with pen, coloured pencil, graphite, charcoal, or pastel
  • Adding detail & highlight to your art without smearing
  • Working more comfortably


  • 18" Model - Hand rest area is 3" inches wide, 18" Long & 1.5" Tall
  • 24" Model - Hand rest area is 3" inches wide and 24" Long & 1.5" Tall
  • 31" Model - Hand rest area is 3" inches wide and 31" Long & 1.5" Tall

For more information see "Steady hands and Keen Eyes. Drawing and Painting Aides."