20 Gift Ideas for Artists & Art Lovers Under $20

Unique gifts for artists | Gift guide for art lovers


Their jeans are splattered with paint and their minds are racing with ideas. They fill the world with color and without them, this place would be so dull and boring. Show your appreciation by treating the artists in your life to something they will truly enjoy!

Paint Water Mug If you've ever painted anything in your life, then you'd know this is no laughing matter. Ok, maybe it is...


Steal Like an Artist by Austen Kleon "You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side."


Warhol Banana Tote There are stripes on the back AND it comes with 3 Warhol pinback buttons!

Eat. Sleep. Art. Repeat Tee Art = Life

Classic Art Socks Pick one pair or get a sweet deal when you get the 4-pack.



Art History Mug For the art lover who has everything. Ya can't go wrong with a mug.

Acrylic Paint Pens Man, I think I'm going to get these for myself. What can't you do with these pens? Rainbow mehndi wall accents, here I come!


642 Things to Draw This book is full of fun sketching ideas that you put right in the book. Perfect for idle doodlers and experts alike.

Bob Ross Chia Pet This happy little Chia Pet is sure to brighten anyone's day as they watch Bob's famous fro grow day by day.

A History of African-American Artists: From 1792 to the Present "Illustrated with more than 420 black-and-white illustrations and 61 color reproductions -- including rediscovered classics, works no longer extant, and art never before seen in this country -- A History of African-American Artists is a stunning achievement."

Art Is the Highest Form of Hope & Other Quotes by Artists "Featuring the most inspirational and insightful collection of quotes by artists through the ages and across the globe, this exquisite keepsake is the ideal book for artists, collectors, and armchair enthusiasts. As painters, sculptors, photographers, and other visual artists see and experience the world through a unique lens, Art Is the Highest Form of Hope & Other Quotes by Artists shows that their life lessons, private revelations, and frank, often irreverent, opinions can guide us all."


Creatures Drawing Game & Animal Art Ideas Draw cards that will prompt you to make a fantastic creature. Do it alone or with others as a game!


Art is Life Bracelet

This simple stainless steel bracelet features a bold message that any artist will appreciate.



The Artist's Way: 25th Anniversary Edition Paperback by Julia Cameron

Since its first publication, The Artist's Way phenomena has inspired the genius of Elizabeth Gilbert, Tim Ferriss, and millions of readers to embark on a creative journey and find a deeper connection to process and purpose. Julia Cameron's novel approach guides readers in uncovering problems areas and pressure points that may be restricting their creative flow and offers techniques to free up any areas where they might be stuck, opening up opportunities for self-growth and self-discovery.



Gogh Hard or Gogh Home Tee

This puntastic tee is just right for artists of all ages.


Chinese Calligraphy Set

Artists from all walks of life will enjoy discovering the amazing art of Chinese calligraphy with this affordable set.


What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art Paperback by Will Gompertz

Every year, millions of museum and gallery visitors ponder the modern art on display and secretly ask themselves, "Is this art?" A former director at London's Tate Gallery and now the BBC arts editor, Will Gompertz made it his mission to bring modern art's exciting history alive for everyone, explaining why an unmade bed or a pickled shark can be art—and why a five-year-old couldn't really do it. Rich with extraordinary tales and anecdotes, What Are You Looking At? entertains as it arms readers with the knowledge to truly understand and enjoy what it is they’re looking at.



Saint Salvador Dali Prayer Candle

Whenever you’re feeling uninspired, just say 3 ‘hail Dalis’ and wait for miracles to happen.


Modern Michelangelo Tee

This tee features a fun minimalist illustration of one of the worlds my popular paintings, The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo.


The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait by Carlos Fuentes

The intimate life of artist Frida Kahlo is wonderfully revealed in the illustrated journal she kept during her last 10 years. This passionate and at times surprising record contains the artist's thoughts, poems, and dreams; many reflecting her stormy relationship with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, along with 70 mesmerising watercolour illustrations.



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