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100 Gift Ideas for Artists

From Modern Wood Carving Kits to Haute Couture Coloring Books

— November 25, 2015 — Art & Design
These gift ideas for artists are perfect for amateurs and professionals alike. Whether the person on your list is a world-renowned artist or simply someone who enjoys DIY projects, these gifts are sure to spark some creativity.

For those who take their art seriously, there are a number of gifts that can help bridge the gap between the analog and digital world. For example, there are a number of drawing tablets that allow artists to turn ordinary sketches into digital artwork. There are also ergonomic stylus sets that give artists more control when it comes to creating custom digital designs.

While some people make a living from their artwork, others simply use art as a form of relaxation. In recent years, adult coloring books have become a popular way to de-stress because they encourage consumers to get in touch with their creative side. For the amateur artist on your list, you might want to consider a city-specific coloring book, a classic art coloring book or even a hip-hop coloring book.

Regardless of what medium they prefer, these gift ideas for artists are guaranteed to inspire.
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Tasty Art Supplies
Tasty Art Supplies
Edible Fingerpaints Turns the Children's Activity into a Delicious Treat
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98
Colorful Washable Markers
Colorful Washable Markers
The 'Duo-Tip Markers' Contain Washable Ink for Easy Clean Up
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97
Rock Painting Kits
Rock Painting Kits
This Rock Painting Kit Lets Kids Give Character to Rocks
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96
Spill-Proof Art Supplies
Spill-Proof Art Supplies
These Paint Cups from Melissa & Doug are Less Messy for Toddlers to Use
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95
Stylus-Supporting Tablets
Stylus-Supporting Tablets
The Toshiba DynaPad Features Support For An Ultra-Realistic Stylus
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94
Wizardly Coloring Books
Wizardly Coloring Books
This Harry Potter Coloring Book is Made for Children & Adult Entertainment
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93
Stimulating Scented Pencils
Stimulating Scented Pencils
Take Wonderfully Scented Notes with This Collection of Yummy Supplies
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92
Crudely Carved Utensils
Crudely Carved Utensils
The Pencil Case Collection Comprises Unusable Handmade Writing Implements
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91
Inspiring Coloring Books
Inspiring Coloring Books
'Free Period Press' Designed this Art Book Filled with Uplifting Mantras
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90
Deliciously Scented Pencils
Deliciously Scented Pencils
Sketch and Sniff Colored Pencils Look and Smell Amazing
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89
Dotty Marker Sets
Dotty Marker Sets
These Markers for Toddlers are Less Mess for Parents of Creative Children
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88
Earthy Paint Kits
Earthy Paint Kits
This Natural Earth Paint Kit is Perfect For Kids and Adults Alike
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87
Psychedelic Coloring Books
Psychedelic Coloring Books
Alexander Williamson's Psychedelic Coloring Book is Designed for Adults
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86
Inverting Implement Cases
Inverting Implement Cases
The Peel Pen-Case Flips Back to Become a Convenient Penholder
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85
Botanical Stationary Accessories
Botanical Stationary Accessories
Etsy's Maoiliosa Shop Creates Paper Wrapped Pencil Designs
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84
Artistic Labyrinthine Labels
Artistic Labyrinthine Labels
XY Artist Supplies Packaging Represents the Complex Creative Process
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83
Typographic Coloring Books
Typographic Coloring Books
This Unique Coloring Book by Gillian Johnson Inspires Adult Creativity
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82
Plant-Based Paint Sets
Plant-Based Paint Sets
eco-kids' eco-paint is Made from Natural, Kid-Safe Powders
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81
Artisan Sketch Tablets
Artisan Sketch Tablets
The Wacom Drawing Tablet and Intuos Pen Lets You Sketch Digitally
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80
Villainous Coloring Books
Villainous Coloring Books
The Colour Me Good Tom Hiddleston Book is the Latest Addition
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79
City-Specific Coloring Books
City-Specific Coloring Books
The Adult Coloring Book 'Fantastic Cities' Lets Imaginations Run Wild
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78
Psychedelic Coloring Books
Psychedelic Coloring Books
Full Color by Georgia Perry is Filled with Vibrant Imagery
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77
Medieval Fantasy Coloring Books
Medieval Fantasy Coloring Books
The Game of Thrones Coloring Book is Designed as an Adult Pastime
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76
Bottomless Desk Organizers
Bottomless Desk Organizers
The Outline Tray by Nendo Could be Likened to Art Frames
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75
Medieval Coloring Books
Medieval Coloring Books
This Game of Thrones Coloring Book by Team Art is Great for Kids
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74
Unbreakable Coloring Tools
Unbreakable Coloring Tools
These Twistable Crayons are Designed to Prevent Unnecessary Breaks
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73
Uplifting Coloring Books
Uplifting Coloring Books
This Adult Activity Book Features Positive Messages for Readers
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72
Object-Propping Pencil Cases
Object-Propping Pencil Cases
Staples' Student Pencil Case Doubles as a Stand for Mobile Devices
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71
Quirky Politician Coloring Books
Quirky Politician Coloring Books
This Adult Coloring Book Pokes Fun at Donald Trump
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70
Bendable Eraser Accessories
Bendable Eraser Accessories
Yoobi's Pretzel Eraser Packs are Vibrant and Latex-Free
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69
Classic Art Coloring Books
Classic Art Coloring Books
The ‘Masterpiece Coloring Book’ Reinvents Classic Art
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68
Artistic Stylus Sets
Artistic Stylus Sets
The Ink and Slide Works with Adobe Line and Adobe Sketch Respectively
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67
Two-Tipped Implements
Two-Tipped Implements
The Zen Pen Fulfills Your Artistic Needs for Both Paper and Touchscreens
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66
Artist Aphorism Pencils
Artist Aphorism Pencils
This Philosophical Pencil Set Features Eight Different Andy Warhol Quotes
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65
Futuristic Audio Ink Pens
Futuristic Audio Ink Pens
The HP Vision Pens Puts a Whole New Medium in the Hands of Techies
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64
Sophisticated Coloring Books
Sophisticated Coloring Books
Johanna Basford Makes an Intricate Child-Inspired Pastime for Adults
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63
Forgiving Rubber Erasers
Forgiving Rubber Erasers
The 'Oops' Eraser Knows You'll Make Mistakes
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62
Touch Device Drawing Tools
Touch Device Drawing Tools
The iCreate Crayon Stylus Allows You to Draw on Tablets and Phones
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61
Cute Campfire Pencils
Cute Campfire Pencils
OTOTO's Camp-Inspired Pencil Set is Topped with a Marshmallow Eraser
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60
Eclectic Art Subscriptions
Eclectic Art Subscriptions
Felix Doolittle's Box of Wonders Inspire Art Lovers With Artisan Tools
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59
Drawing Tablet Laptops
Drawing Tablet Laptops
The Inklet App Uses Force Touch Tech via Styluses to Edit Images on Screen
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58
Size-Adjusting Pens
Size-Adjusting Pens
The Takumi Writing Utensil Designs Have an Adjusting Length Size
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57
Wooden Pencil Cases
Wooden Pencil Cases
These Handcrafted Cases Pop Open at the Push of a Button
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56
Pop Diva Coloring Books
Pop Diva Coloring Books
The 90s Pop Divas Coloring Book From TeamArt is Made for Adults
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55
Egg Carton Art Supplies
Egg Carton Art Supplies
This Rubber Stamp Kit is Packaged in a Food-Inspired Container
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54
Afro-Feminist Coloring Books
Afro-Feminist Coloring Books
This Inspirational Coloring Book Touches on Crucial Social Issues
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53
Paintbrush Pen Hybrid Tools
Paintbrush Pen Hybrid Tools
This Paint Pen Makes the Job Easier and More Effective
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52
Hexagonal Desktop Organizers
Hexagonal Desktop Organizers
This DIY Desk Organizer is the Ideal Craft for Back to School
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51
Topographic Coloring Pages
Topographic Coloring Pages
The 'The City Works' Map is an Intricate Fill-in-the-Lines London Scene
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50
Adult Coloring Sets
Adult Coloring Sets
Crayola's Color Escape Collection is Catered Specifically to Grown-Up Drawers
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49
Presidential Coloring Books
Presidential Coloring Books
Valentin Ramon's Hillary Coloring Book Celebrates the Female Leader
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48
Sustainable Traditional Pencils
Sustainable Traditional Pencils
Hayakawa Reinvents the Wooden Pencil with a Shorter Graphite Core
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47
Augmented Coloring Books
Augmented Coloring Books
'Crayonpang' Adds Animation and Mobility to Each Colorful Drawing
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46
Typographic Coloring Books
Typographic Coloring Books
This Activity Book Contains Beautiful Hand-Drawn Letters
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45
Light Painting Tools
Light Painting Tools
This Vibrant Device Allows Artists to Literally Paint with Light
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44
Hip-Hop Coloring Books
Hip-Hop Coloring Books
The Gangster Doodles Books by Valley Cruise Celebrate Rap Culture
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43
Re-Interpreted Coloring Books
Re-Interpreted Coloring Books
X-Mans by Brandon Bird is Inspired by Horrible Illustrations
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42
Nefarious Coloring Book Adaptations
Nefarious Coloring Book Adaptations
These Corrupted Coloring Books Raise the Parental Rating
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41
Digital Paint Brushes
Digital Paint Brushes
The Nomadbrush Combines Modern Art with Modern Tech at CES 2014
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40
Feminist Coloring Books
Feminist Coloring Books
This Clever Activity Book Helps to Combat Misogyny and Racism
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39
Emotional Colored Pencils
Emotional Colored Pencils
The Psychology of Color Pencil Set Uses Psychological Descriptions
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38
Scratch Art Coloring Books
Scratch Art Coloring Books
This Scratch-Away Art Book Lets You Reveal the Night Sky
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37
Multicolored Highlighter Pens
Multicolored Highlighter Pens
Beetle Tip's Two-in-One Highlighter Marker Easily Alternates Colors
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36
Minimalist Corded Trays
Minimalist Corded Trays
Pocket by Margaux Beja Conceals and Reveals Objects at Once
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35
Hairstyle Coloring Books
Hairstyle Coloring Books
This Activity Book Depicts Unique and Diverse Hairstyles
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34
Customized Coloring Books
Customized Coloring Books
Instructables User PenfoldPlant Teaches People How to Make Their Own
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33
Digital Doodling Notepads
Digital Doodling Notepads
This Digital Notepad Uses a Real Pen and Paper to Make Virtual Documents
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32
Rollable Pencil Carriers
Rollable Pencil Carriers
These Fabric Pencil Rolls are Convenient and Affordable
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31
Modern Wood Carving Kits
Modern Wood Carving Kits
Talja by Jakob Nielsen Encourages People to Take Up a Creative Pastime
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30
Wooden Coloring Books
Wooden Coloring Books
A Little Book Lacking Color by Dylan Arceneaux is a Stylish Kids Activity
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29
Lollipop Pencil Sharpeners
Lollipop Pencil Sharpeners
This Brightly Colored Arts and Crafts Accessory is Eco-Friendly
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28
Sneaker Customization Kits
Sneaker Customization Kits
JGoods Helps People Personalize Their Shoes with Waterproof Paint
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27
Stress-Reducing Coloring Books
Stress-Reducing Coloring Books
These Adult Coloring Books are Designed to Fight High Stress Levels
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26
Paint Brush Pencils
Paint Brush Pencils
These Art Tools Creatively Feature Graphite in Substitution of Bristles
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25
Haute Couture Coloring Books
Haute Couture Coloring Books
This Book Features Hand-Drawn Fashion Sketches from the 1950s
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24
Digital Drafting Pens
Digital Drafting Pens
Pencil by FiftyThree is the Perfect Companion to the Paper app
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23
Patterned Implement Designs
Patterned Implement Designs
Karakalem Pencils Packaging Playfully Inspires Artistic Application
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22
Personalized Pixel Art
Personalized Pixel Art
Pixelhobby Turns Photographs into Artful 8-Bit Creations
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DIY Bracelet Kits
DIY Bracelet Kits
These Elegant Homemade Beaded Cuffs Incorporate Color and Craftmanship
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20
Planter Pen Holders
Planter Pen Holders
The Eco Pot Combines Functions for a Hybrid Workstation Garden
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19
Parisian Pencil Cases
Parisian Pencil Cases
Anthropologie's Parisienne Stationary Accessories are Classically Elegant
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18
Artisan Tool Storage
Artisan Tool Storage
This Desk Caddy by Peg and Awl is Handcrafted from Reclaimed Materials
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17
Bespoke Stationary Supplies
Bespoke Stationary Supplies
This Second Skin Pencil Case from Etsy is Hand-Crafted
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16
Cult Classic Coloring Books
Cult Classic Coloring Books
The Mean Girls Coloring Book is a Childish Past-Time for Grown-Ups
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15
Horizontal Pen Holders
Horizontal Pen Holders
The Pencil Display Organizer Makes Every Implement in Your Kit Visible
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14
Minimalist Pencil Lead Holders
Minimalist Pencil Lead Holders
PENXO Wins the Red Dot Award for Best of the Best in Product Design
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13
Stationery Composition Artwork
Stationery Composition Artwork
Pencil & Correct Create Quirky Designs from Pencils and More
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12
Geometric Workspace Organizers
Geometric Workspace Organizers
This Compact Desk Organizer Will Free Your Workspace from Clutter
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11
Educational Craft Subscriptions
Educational Craft Subscriptions
Green Kid Crafts' Activity Boxes Gift Smarts & Sustainability
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10
Tattoo Coloring Books
Tattoo Coloring Books
This Hand-Drawn Book by ‘Megamunden’ Lets You Make Your Mark
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9
Snap-Apart Pencil Packaging
Snap-Apart Pencil Packaging
This Zero Waste Packaging was Designed by a Quebecois Student
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8
Hunky Celeb Coloring Books
Hunky Celeb Coloring Books
The Color Me Swoon Book Provides Pages of Handsome Men to Color in
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7
Monthly Craft Subscription Boxes
Monthly Craft Subscription Boxes
Darby Smart's DIY Craft Kit Boxes Provide Projects Year-Round
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6
Empowering Coloring Books
Empowering Coloring Books
The Super Strong Princess Coloring Book Breaks Down Gender Norms
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5
Sketchable Cell Protectors
Sketchable Cell Protectors
Doodle in Full Color with These Colorful Drawing Tablet iPhone Cases
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4
Crafty Marker Scissors
Crafty Marker Scissors
The ColorCutter ShapeShark Transforms Doodles into Creative Cutouts
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3
Digital Water Color Printers
Digital Water Color Printers
The WaterColorBot Painting Robot Replicates Art in Water Color
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2
Adult Coloring Books
Adult Coloring Books
This Coloring Book Ups the Complexity for an Older Crowd
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1
Color Pencil Packaging
Color Pencil Packaging
Julia Karwasz Designs a Reusable Cardboard Case for Art Tools
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