We are always influenced by what we see, and that’s that! Everything we do in life has something to do with the way we see the world. This is why artists are such great friends to have because they turn what they see into something more inspiring and more meaningful. They are always eager to share their vision with everyone. Giving them gifts may seem intimidating because of their particular tastes, but we have curated a list of items for your artist friends to inspire them and help them along with their next masterpiece.
Rollable Cloth Brush Holder
An artist can never have too many brushes. If you visit an artist’s studio, the number of paint tubes on their paint-covered tables is directly proportional to the number of the brushes they own. Perhaps more. Have them organize the brushes they own brush holders that they can also bring with them wherever they go.
Digital Art Drawing Pen Tablet
While traditional art is still widely practiced today, new artists that are showing up online are into digital art. If your traditional artist friends are thinking of exploring the world of digital art, or if you’re looking into getting your digital artist friends a new device to work with, this beginner-friendly pen tablet is sure to be the perfect gift.
Silver Art Palette Charm
Artists are quite passionate about their craft; so much so that they display their creations wherever and whenever possible. You see this wherever you go. Dainty silver charms can be a great reminder for your artist friends to perhaps work on yet another masterpiece that’s worthy to display.
Print-Covered Ceramic Coffee Mug
There is a running joke in the artist world where the coffee mug is always being mistaken for the paint mug and vice versa. You can only imagine the fun accidents this can cause. Tell your artist friends this joke with this adorable “paint-covered” mug that can maybe help them tell which one is the “right mug”.
Imaginative Art Prompt Cards
Art block is a common problem among artists. Which is the perfect concept for right now? Do they have the tools necessary to pull off this idea? Will it be a masterpiece? Help your artist friends along by giving them art prompts whenever they need the extra boost and creative spark to work on their next art piece.
Dainty Artist Silver Statement Bracelet
Artists are quite good at expressing their feelings through art. Have your artist friends express their feelings and what they are passionate about the most by giving them a silver dainty statement bracelet. Let them tell the world what they love to do the most.
Enameled Paint Palette Keychain
An artist typically has a lot of tools at their disposal to create the perfect work of art. Help your artist friends make sure they have their small tools and keys organized and at the ready by giving them a cool accessory like a paint keychain to keep them all together.
Comfortable Artsy Rainbow Hoodie
A hoodie is a wonderful gift to anyone who likes to stay indoors and keep warm. If it’s a rainy day and your artist friends are staying in to work on a painting, make sure they keep cozy with a warm yet lightweight hoodie so they can work on their art comfortably.
Adjustable Canvas Apron Tool
Running from the table of paint to the canvas can be quite tiring for an artist, especially if the brushes have to be placed back to the table. Have your artist friends have their brushes and other materials at the ready by placing them in pockets conveniently sewn into an apron for easy access.
Surreal Colorful Artist Pillow
It is fun to decorate your home when you’re an artist, mainly because you can create your own decor with sculptures and paintings of your design. Impress your artist friends by giving them a throw pillow that maybe reminds you of their art, or if you want to appreciate the work that they do.
Punny Art Lover Tee
An artist may sometimes need to keep a positive attitude, depending on the kind of piece they are working on. If they need to channel their inner happy, give them a comfortable punny shirt that is guaranteed to give them something to smile about.
Artist Quote Wall Art
There is an artist in all of us, and there is always creativity that buds inside us as children. Have your artist friends let out their inner child when they work on their next masterpiece, and a reminder from Pablo Picasso himself should serve as great inspiration.
Handmade Paint Palette Hook Earrings
Artists get their inspiration from many things to stay motivated and to practice their creativity. If your artist friends are looking into wearing something that can inspire other artists, a dainty pair of earrings designed as paint palettes would be a great addition to an artists’ outfit.
Porcelain Cat Brush Holder
Paint can easily get into a lot of things and can leave a semi-permanent stain on different surfaces. Make sure the other tools on your artist friends’ tables are protected from unwanted paint stains by giving them brush holders that can hold their wet brushes for them.
Refillable Unlined Leatherbound Sketchbook
Ideas can hit artists at the most random moments because they easily get inspired by everything they see. A handy travel-friendly sketchbook is a great gift especially if you always see your artist friends are always sketching whenever they’re outside.
Mature Stainless Steel Tumbler
If your artist friends are getting more and more frustrated about the amount of paint-covered mugs that they own get sullied with paint water, then an insulated tumbler may be the perfect gift for this situation. This tumbler can keep their drinks warm or hot for them, their choice, and closed with a lid to avoid paint water accidents.
Classical Paintings Jigsaw Puzzle
Classical paintings are among one of the greatest masterpieces that most likely have inspired your artist friends to make art. If they are always too busy to visit a museum, you can get them a puzzle piece that they can solve during downtime featuring the classic paintings of Boticelli, Da Vinci, and the like.
Funny Makeup Artist Coffee Mug
Believe it or not, make-up is a lot like painting. Color theory and blending are a couple of elements that are also found in painting, and a lot of make-up artists also practice creative looks that can qualify as art. Give your artist friends something both worlds can enjoy: a ceramic coffee cup that reminds them of both loves.
Inflatable Easel for Young Artists
Children often display their creativity at a young age, and artists have most likely started to manifest this talent during this time in their life. If you have nieces, nephews, or maybe if your artist friends are exploring their inner child for inspiration, get them an inflatable easel to make painting more fun.
Comfortable Patterned Art Socks
Artists are known to have a unique sense of style because of their aesthetic preferences. Their fashion sense is something to marvel at. Socks that remind them of the classical masterpieces should be a sure hit with your artist friends.
Nylon Watercolor Brush Set
Watercolor is one of the most fun painting mediums enjoyed by artists of all ages. A good brush set is also key to making sure artists produce high-quality artwork. Nylon brush sets especially help create smoother strokes as they glide better on paper.
Adjustable Wooden Floor Easel
Surfaces and foundation is an important thing to consider when artists start on any masterpiece. The canvas must be pristine and primed and tables, where you work, must not be wobbly for fear of making mistakes. A sturdy easel will not only help keep their workplace neat, but it will also hold canvases in place.
Tracing Lightbox with LED Light
Most craft artists require precision with their work, especially if they are making scale models out of paper. Lightboxes, in particular, are helpful with this because it gives the artists the ability to accurately trace a diagram, retrace a drawing, or simply for scrapbook art. Animators in particular use this tool the most to let them draw in-between frames.
Portable 3D Printing Pen
3D Printing allows you to make sculptures from a digital format, and a lot of miniature enthusiasts use this tool when creating pieces for dioramas. They however tend to be expensive and bulky and would require a lot of time to produce a small piece. A pen version of this that’s portable is more efficient for quicker output.
Oxford Brush Holder and Organizer
Brush bristles can easily be damaged often in transit and sometimes in storage when they are not stored properly. Make sure your artist friends’ favorite tools stay safe and protected with a travel-friendly organizer. These come with flaps so the brushes can be held when neatly when on the go.
Die-cut Decorative Paintbrush Stickers
Artists like decorating their spaces with color, and almost every surface is at least decorated with colorful designs. Weather-resistant stickers will be a delightful gift for your artist friends so they can personalize their everyday objects without bringing damage to these items.
Roll Up Canvas Brush Bag
This fashionable rollable brush bag is an attractive addition to your artist friend’s growing collection of tools. This particular set comes with multiple pockets for brushes and other smaller tools, along with protectors to keep the brush bristles from getting damaged.
Sterling Silver Artist Necklace
Wearable art is the kind of jewelry that’s quite irresistible to artists. Give your artist friends a personal gift to show them your appreciation with this paint palette necklace. This necklace is made of sterling silver and built to last long without tarnishing.
Realistic 3D Paint Palette Clock
An intricate painting can take a lot of time to work on, depending on the number of details that need to be made. Even the kind of brush strokes an artist puts on the canvas can make or break a painting. Remind your friends to work on another painting a realistic paint palette clock that’s perfect for their art studio.
Chalk Box Designed Phone Case
Chalk art is a fun art-related family activity, and a lot of professional sidewalk artists use chalk as their medium of choice. Its whimsical nature is a delight for artists of all ages. Bring out the fun side of your artist friends with a phone case that inspires their inner child.
Fun Rainbow Themed Umbrella
Rainy days are enjoyed by a lot of artists because it’s calming, but there are still quite some who dislike the rain. Bring color into their gloomy rainy days with a rainbow-themed umbrella that’ll keep them dry and their hearts warm.
Relaxing Ink-less Drawing Board
An artists’ heart sometimes needs to be calm to produce great art, and meditation is a helpful tool to bring relaxation to one’s mind. Help your artist friends be “like water” and get to a zen state of mind with a drawing board that uses only water to paint.