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25 unique gifts for artists in 2021 – Creative and artistic gift ideas



Whether obsessed with watercolors or passionate about drawing portraits, your most artistic friends and relatives deserve to be showered with gifts that celebrate their talents. Or, at the very least, you want to show them that you recognize their creative spirit. After all, visual art comes in all its forms, and having the ability to create anything from gorgeous paintings to thought-provoking sculptures is amazing. So give our favorite artists the gifts they deserve, okay?

I’m talking about sketchbooks that are themselves works of art, vintage-inspired frames to display their portraits, and even kitschy reminders of their talents in the form of jewelry. It is go big or go home with these gift ideas for artists, all of you. Because without a doubt, creative people are the hardest to find. They won’t settle for something ordinary and uninspired, and neither will you when you buy them a gift. (Now is not the time to be lazy!) Luckily, I’ve rounded up some really good picks that any artist would love. And who knows? By purchasing this little gift guide, you might find that you also have a secret desire to become an artist. There is creativity in all of us!

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This beautiful sketchbook

Embroidered sketchbook

Perfect for drawing, doodling, journaling, or even testing paint colors, this sketchbook is as functional as it is beautiful.


This cheeky read

Men to avoid in art and in life

What better combination than fine art photos and captions that (not so subtly) poke fun at mansplaining?


This smart lamp

Nightlight and connected nightlight

As many artists will attest, creativity strikes at odd times sometimes and they may need help resuming a regular sleep schedule. Enter: this smart lamp.


This comforting scent

Open sky single wick candle

Having a burning candle in the background while working on a creative project is honestly so calming.


This antique-looking frame

8×10 antique photo frame

This gorg gold frame is great for showing off an artist’s work, whether it’s their own or someone else’s.


This daily planner

Big projects

Help any artist keep up with their daily schedule with this cute daily planner.


This collection of masterpieces

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: paintings of masterpieces (SKIRA RIZZOLI)

This book is packed with iconic artwork and would look absolutely stunning on any coffee table.


These iconic earrings

Big Picture dangling earrings

We love a kitsch moment. Gift these earrings to your favorite painter and he will love them for sure.


This MasterClass membership

Annual MasterClass membership

With access to classes taught by Futura, Annie Leibovitz and Jeff Koons, a MasterClass membership gives any artist a front row seat for some of the greats.


This Gorg Art Print

Intuition Art Print by Justina Blakeney®

Is it risky to offer art to an artist? Not if you know it’s something for them! This one is for the BFF artist whose taste you know from front to back.


This fancy apron

Pinafore apron

Who knew that an artist apron could be both functional and beautiful?


This adjustable standing desk

Standing desk

Whether they sit all day painting or sculpting in clay, their workstation needs to move with them. A standing desk can help any artist stretch their legs without losing their creative focus.


These blank canvases

Stretched Canvas (Pack of 6)

Art supplies can get expensive if you buy them all the time, so do your favorite artist a favor and send them blank canvases.


This visual arts guide

Art: The Definitive Visual Guide

Oh, just another coffee table art book that’s too pretty to pass up.


This home portrait kit and class

Where’s the Heart: Home Portrait Class 09/18

This adorable little kit comes with all the supplies you need (including a class!) To paint a pretty portrait in your home.


This subscription box

Homemade luxury

For artists who like to try out new projects and mediums for fun, this Pinterest-inspired craft box is the perfect gift.


These bold paintings

Acrylic paint set

This one is for all artists who are not afraid of bright and bright colors.


This not so subtle mug

Get the shit made cup of coffee

As an artist myself, I know it can be difficult to motivate yourself to work on creative projects. A little reminder on a cup of coffee can work wonders. (And it can hold their brushes or art pens too!)


This wireless charger

Catch: 2 Wireless charger station

Hear me out on this one. Artists work with so many different tools and having to find a loader mixed in with everything can be a bummer. A sleek wireless charger changes all that.


This handcrafted storage cart

Craft Storage Cart

Give the gift of the organization! This storage cart can hold so many art supplies and looks cute while doing so.


This iPad case

Cognac Faux Crocodile iPad Case

A chic iPad case is a super stylish gift idea for the artist who is always scribbling on their tablet.


This brush set

Acrylic brush set (20 pieces)

Like I said, art supplies can get expensive! It never hurts to give an artist everyday essentials that they will definitely use.


These anti-blue light glasses

Fairy droppings blue light glasses

For the artist who works on a tablet or computer all day, these blue light (cute v) glasses are a must have.


These activity cards

Doodle Journal Activity Cards

These cards offer prompts that inspire you to think and create. If an artist you love is in a creative rut, this is the gift for them.


This essential reusable bag

Standard reusable shopping bag

Perfect for carrying anything from paints and brushes to a wallet and water bottle, this reusable tote is a must have for everyone.

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