There's nothing artists need more than the supplies they use to create their work, and anyone who draws can never have enough sketchbooks. Some artists can fill multiple books each week, so new paper is always welcomed happily.
Most of us artsy type have an obsession with pretty pens, even if that's not our normal chosen medium. If you pick up a pack of coveted art supplies, even a small pack, you'll make the receiver of your gift quite happy. Some brands that artists covet include Copic Markers and Prismacolor colored pencils. They're on the pricier side, but just a few of these pretties will go great in a gift. (Amazon, $37)
This is a book I've heard spoken of highly by many an artist and non-artist alike. It's basically a self-led course to a deeper and more spiritual connection with your art. You can even go one step further and grab the Artist's Way Starter Kit for not much more. (Amazon, $10).
Most artists are very in-touch with their feelings, and even though they express them visually, journals are a wonderful addition. Pick them up a pretty journal from the stationery section of your local Target or even find/make them something handmade. There are an array of beautiful journal options out there, and if I've learned anything, it's that you can never have too many - even if some are put away for later.
It may seem simple, but frames can be kind of an expensive investment, but they're something nearly every creative-type needs more of. Whether it's to frame their own work or a work of another artist/photographer they love, they need them. You can pick up any wide range of frames, and they don't have to be just the plain black ones. Look in your local thrift store for unique old frames too, even if the frame is a little beat up. Any artist can happily take an old frame with character and restore it or make it into something better.
Next: More gifts for an artist
And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .
SheKnows is making some changes!