Portrait by

Michael Shane Neal

Go to our products and ordering page to Visit Michael Shane Neal's studio.  There you can see the full self portrait plus more wonderful works from this friendly and extremely talented artist.  Michael Shane Neal was instrumental in the development and design of Turtlewood Palettes.

Products & Information

Turtlewood Artist Palettes

 Since 1997, Turtlewood Palettes has offered handcrafted wooden palettes made for oil painters.  We have been making wooden artist palettes for over 20 years and have come to understand what artists are looking for when using a painting palette. Each palette is individually handcrafted by wood artisan Michael Balsley to ensure that they are comfortable to hold and use.  Our palettes are made of a lightweight ply with a counterbalance,  giving the artist the feeling of effortless control and comfort when using our palette.

Dawn Whitelaw

Dawn Whitelaw is a wonderful person and gifted artist.  She dedicates her life to enriching those around her and those in the artist community.  Dawn Whitelaw has been a major supporter of the development of Turtlewood Palettes.  Please visit Dawn Whitelaw's studio by clicking below.

Palettes made comfortable

Betty Pierce Liles is one of our many friends that you will find using a Turtlewood Palette made for oil painters. With its comfortable and easy to use design, it makes painting enjoyable. Here she is using our Pro Series III palette.

Choosing a Palette

This video will help you choose the palette that is right for you.

Contact Us

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Turtlewood Palettes

(615) 604-5924


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Sunday: Closed


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