Confused about what to shop for your artist buddy? These amazing gift ideas for artists will make your life much easier. Choose from over 20 amazing gift ideas in a range of prices that’s affordable.Enjoy!

Creative gift ideasfor artists!Confused about what to buy for your fellow creative?This gift guide for artists will make it much easier for you to choose what's best for your creative friend,spouse or sibling.Enjoy!

The season of giving and sharing is here! Truth be told, I don’t essentially think there should be a season to do this. Random acts of kindness should be done at any time of the year. But who doesn’t love receiving gifts? And I believe gifts should be meaningful. In this post, I’ve listed down a variety gift ideas for artists who love to paint,draw and write.

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Gift ideas for artists -The watercolor enthusiast

Creative gift ideas for artists!Confused about what to buy for your fellow creative?This gift guide for artists will make it much easier for you to choose what's best for your creative friend,spouse or sibling.Enjoy!

 

  1. Arches watercolor paper-I can’t get over how many layers of paint this amazing paper can take!A good watecolor paper makes all the difference.[$14.65]
  2. Silver black velvet brushes-Splurge!The soft hairs of this brush will be sure to make you swoon. The number 8 round is my personal watercolor weapon.[$45.63 for a set of 3]
  3. Sakura Koi watercolors-Save!The perfect watercolor pan set for the beginner! I started with these when I began experimenting with watercolors.For the price they’re at, you’ll love it.It also comes with a water brush.[$19.50]
  4. Sennelier watercolors– The best upgrade I did when I wanted to take my watercolors to the next level.[starts at $18.40]
  5. Winsor and Newton Cotman WC paper– Save!This is a wonderful practice watercolor paper.It’s acid free and amazing for the price it’s at.[$9.76]
  6. Jack Richeson Tom Lynch porcelain palette-Splurge! I don’t have this palette but it is in my wish-list.The best part is that it can hold up to 8 brushes!Amazing![$80.06]

Gift ideas for artists -The calligraphy enthusiast

Creative gift ideas for artists!Confused about what to buy for your fellow creative?This gift guide for artists will make it much easier for you to choose what's best for your creative friend,spouse or sibling.Enjoy!

  1. Tombow dual brush pens– These are so popular among calligraphy artists right now! They are soft tipped markers that can be used for brush lettering and even coloring in![$21.43]
  2. Tombow Fudenosuke pens – Another popular brush lettering tool among calligraphers.They come in both hard tip and soft tip.[$4.00]
  3. Calligraphy nibs- The Brause ef66 nib is my favorite! It’s small but totally power packed.Priced at  $1.88,  it’s a steal. For the beginner, medium flex NikkoG is the best!Priced at $1.55, it’s affordable.
  4. Ziller oblique calligraphy holder– I use this for my Brause ef66 nib and this is in the more affordable range of oblique pens.[$12.95]
  5. General’s cork tipped straight holder– This straight holder comes with a cork tipped end for easy grip.I love mine and you can see it in use here.
  6. Rhodia paper-The BEST paper for practicing calligraphy.Featured here is the dot pad.It’s a steal at $10.34.
  7. Yasutomo chinese ink-Rich,black ink that dries matte and is easy to use.What more can you ask for?[$5.95]
  8. Dr.Ph Martin’s bombay inks-A favorite among calligraphers for writing with colored inks.They’re super bright and comes in different sets.[$40.60]
  9. FineTec gold palette-They are mica watercolors and they’re brilliant metallic paints.If you’re not a fan of the gold ones, FineTec pearl colors are beautiful too.

Gift ideas for artists – The dry media enthusiast

Creative gift ideasfor artists!Confused about what to buy for your fellow creative?This gift guide for artists will make it much easier for you to choose what's best for your creative friend,spouse or sibling.Enjoy!

  1. Stonehenge white paper– The colored pencil lovers dream paper! They are so buildable that you can have umpteen layers without blooms.[$17.08]
  2. Strathmore smooth bristol paper-This work great with graphite pencils and the paper is extremely smooth to work with.They also work well with calligraphy.[$8.11]
  3. Tombow mono pencils+Mono eraser combo pack-I’ve experimented with a number of different graphite pencils and these are hands down, the best kind.The mono eraser is a must have for any dry media artist.It creates precise erase marks and it’s easy to hold.They come in a cool combo pack for $9.96.
  4. Derwent pencil case-Going somewhere and can’t leave your pencils behind? I love this pencil case by Derwent for carrying my art materials while traveling.[$10.88]
  5. Polychromos colored pencils (60)-Splurge! These oil based colored pencils glide down effortlessly on paper.I love mine!$96.71]

Gift ideas for artists- The creative blogger

Creative gift ideasfor artists!Confused about what to buy for your fellow creative?This gift guide for artists will make it much easier for you to choose what's best for your creative friend,spouse or sibling.Enjoy!

  1. Vanguard Alta Pro 263AT – I have simple tripod at home but this beauty is a huge plus to bloggers who love to take overhead photos.[$145.90]
  2. Epson Stylus Photo R2000-My dream printer! It’s one of the best in the market for  printing art and photos.[$899]
  3. Wacom Bamboo CTL471-This is a lifesaver for people who love playing with Photoshop.I use mine all the time![$78.77]
  4. 2016 Daily Simplified Planner – Happy Stripe-Not only is this planner great but also so pretty![$68]

I hope you found this post useful! Happy holidays and happy shopping!