Christmas Gift Ideas for Artists and Art Teachers

By The Arty Teacher - December 5, 2019

If you are looking for some Christmas gift ideas for the artist or art teacher in your life, look no further.  There is something for everyone below: art materials, beautiful arty scarfs, zentangles, art jigsaws and more…

Sketching Set

There is something hugely appealing about a sketching set. If the artist in your life is looking for motivation, this might be just what they need.

Find Sketching Sets on Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk

Andy Warhol Coloring Book

Available as a hardback or paperback, this Andy Warhol colouring book is ideal for those who want a relaxing and colourful time and who love Warhol and/or Pop Art.

Find Andy Warhol Coloring Book on Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk

Zentangle Book

Zentangle Art Therapy offers a wonderful introduction to those new to Zentangle and covers the tools required and the basic techniques to get started. Simple patterns including baseline, fillers, ribbons and borders offer a foundation to explore more complex, three dimensional designs and ways to further enhance the readers creations using shading and colour. The book is full of inspirational artwork to give the reader a taste of the endless possibilities.

Find Zentangle Art Therapy on Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk

Arteza Brush Pens – Ideal Gift for an Artist

Arteza brush pens are the perfect gift for an art lover or art teacher.  These premium paint pens offer richer colors & finer, more flexible tips than you’d get with other brands. Value pack provides 96 pens.

Find Arteza Pens on Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk

Frida Kahlo Jigsaw

The best gift for an artist might be their favourite artist. When you google ‘most popular female painter’, Frida Kahlo is number one! The Frida Kahlo jigsaws below are both visually appealing and an ideal gift.

Find Frida Kahlo Jigsaws on Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk

The Billion Dollar Art Gallery

The Billion Dollar Art Gallery below, turns your TV and living room into an art gallery.  Featuring 500 famous artworks simply plug the device into your televison USB port.  The Sleek chrome USB drive comes in an elegant maple gift box with the BillionDollarArtGallery logo laser-etched on the cover.

Get Billion Dollar Art Gallery on Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk


Have you always wanted to have a go at watercolour?  Or have you not done any watercolour since you were at art college? This watercolour starter kit will certainly get you started again.  It includes watercolour paints, paper, brushes and palette.  Portable, small and washable.  This would be perfect to open on Christmas day.

Find this watercolour starter set on Amazon.com and similar sets on Amazon.co.uk

Art Scarves

There is an amazing selection of art scarves on Amazon.  They are by many different artists: Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso and more.  It’s easy to find one that would make a beautiful gift for a friend.

art scarfs gifts for art teachers

Find art scarfs on Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk

Art Earrings

If you still haven’t found the perfect Christmas gift for art lovers, check out the blog of arty earrings below.

art teacher earrings

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Sarah Crowther is The Arty Teacher. She is a high school art teacher in the North West of England. She strives to share her enthusiasm for art by providing art teachers around the globe with high-quality resources and by sharing her expertise through this blog.

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