Holiday spending can add up. But for the artist on your gift list, I have included my favorite items for holiday gifts that are budget friendly.
(If you have an unlimited budget or just want to splurge, be sure to check out my Fantasy Gifts for artists)
Sennelier Nesting Box Oil Pastel Set
“Sennelier’s Nesting Box Oil Pastel Set features three nesting trays that hold everything an artist needs to fulfill their passion-in style. The case contains a selection of twenty-four oil pastels, along with a graphite Monolith pencil for preparation work.” From Cheap Joes on sale for $76.04
Mimik Hog Professional Synthetic Hog Bristle Brush Sets
“Professional Synthetic Hog Bristle Brushes- Mimik Hog Synthetic Hog Bristle Brushes from Creative Mark guarantee better brush performance to any synthetic or natural bristle on the planet. These brushes are animal friendly, easy to clean, and provide consistent brush response, time after time. Use with oils, acrylics, inks, dyes, gouache, watercolor, casein, egg tempera and more! Long lasting synthetic bristles retain shape, responsiveness, & integrity over multiple painting sessions!” available from Jerry’s Artarama $79.99
Derwent Inktense Blocks
“Watersoluble ink blocks that bring a new sense of freedom to the drawing and painting experience, Derwent Inktense Blocks can be used dry or wet. Dry, they deliver pure, vibrant color. When wet, they create a translucent ink-like paint that can be worked over when dry.