Check those items off your Christmas list using this Ultimate Artist Gift Guide! Find ideas for painting, hand lettering, graphic design and more!
Courses and Learning Products
Have a budding artist or graphic designer in the family? Give them the gift of learning with these online courses and printable worksheets.
- Printable Design Course: my basic design course in Adobe Illustrator.
- Casual Calligraphy Course: learn how to use a brush pen AND Calligraphy pen with my online course.
- I Can Learn Hand Lettering Worksheets: learn the basics of hand lettering with just the worksheets or purchase the video course.
- Brush Lettering Worksheets by Random Olive
Not sure what hand lettering pens or brushes to get? These are all a great place to start!
- Tombow Dual Brush Pens: These are my FAVORITE for hand lettering. Get them in every color! You can also pair them with some printable lettering worksheets.
- Tombow Fudenosuke Calligraphy Pens: I use these for my Casual Calligraphy Course…plus they also come in COLOR!!!
- Ecoline Brush Pens: These give a really pretty watercolor look.
- Pentel Brush Pen: Give brush lettering a watercolor effect with this easy to use pen.
- Sharpies: because they are so fun!
- Zig Markers: for a rustic brush lettering look.
- Custom Calligraphy Pens: These are GORGEOUS and would make a really thoughtful gift (hint, hint Husband).
iPad Lettering Tools
All the fun of lettering and drawing without the mess! These are all on my list this year! I just tried out the iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and it’s AMAZING! You will need the first three on the list to create hand-lettered art on the iPad, but the last one will come in handy!
Fonts and Graphics
- Kuretake Watercolors: These are really vibrant and beautiful colors for beginners or advanced artists.
- Acrylics: These are my favorite acrylics to work with and they’re inexpensive.
Coloring Books and Notebooks
- Holiday Fun Coloring Pages: The gift that keeps on giving! Includes coloring pages for every holiday and you can print them out over and over again!
- Color Me Inspired Coloring Book: 20 pages of fun, pretty coloring pages for adults!