If you know an illustrator, you know that they’re experts in visualizing ideas, stories, and much more. Whether they’re already a seasoned professional or just starting to make a career change, those in the field of illustration are constantly drawing, painting, and creating. So, why not give them something to help and inspire their creativity? We’ve curated 20 brilliant gift ideas for illustrators, from art materials to inspiring books.
Everyone makes mistakes, which is why a good eraser is a must-have.
Whether you're a coloring book enthusiast or an illustrator, having a range of hues to work with is a must.
Drawing is a satisfying creative outlet. Whether you just like doodling or enjoy creating portraits, there is something for everyone. But if you are new to drawing, you might wonder what tools you'll need to start. Luckily, My Modern Met writer Margherita Cole is also a talented illustrator, and she's here to help.
Picking out a present for an art school graduate can be tricky.
There are few events more exciting for an artist than receiving new art supplies. And while a set of paints may inspire colorful designs, choosing a good quality canvas is just as important in creating your work of art. Experienced portrait painters, for instance, may prefer a pre-primed linen canvas that will enhance the luminosity and flow of the paint.
A reliable pencil is a must-have tool for every creative.
If you’re a creative person, there are few better feelings than trying new art supplies.
Embroidery is a craft that’s ripe with creative possibilities. One important thing to know about it is that you don’t have to use only thread in your piece. Mixed media embroidery, in which you employ paint or other materials, is a deeply satisfying practice. It’s one that Maria Zamyatina knows well. The artist uses watercolor paint, in addition to thread, to create colorful scenes inspired by her travels.
Whether you've just started painting or are a professional, chances are you've considered using oil paint.
Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional painter, it’s always a good idea to figure out what brand of paint...