20 Gifts for Illustrators That Will Inspire Them To Keep Drawing

Gifts for Illustrators

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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. If your loved one prefers the old-school way of drawing on paper, they’re sure to love our selection of pens, markers, and sketchbooks. And if they draw digitally, check out the graphics drawing tablet, artist glove, and the official training workbook for Adobe Illustrator.

Scroll down for more wonderfully inspiring gifts for illustrators in your life.

Do you have an illustrator in your life? Check out these gift ideas that are sure to inspire them to keep drawing.

642 Things to Draw Book

642 Things to Draw Book

Chronicle Books | $16.95


Rainbow Pencils


Copic Markers, Floral Favorites (Set of 6)

Copic Markers Set

Copic | $47.94


Digital Artist Glove


Botanical Art Techniques Book


Moleskine Classic Hardcover Sketchbook

Moleskine Notebook

Moleskine | $24.95


Marvel Illustrator's Sketchbook

Marvel Illustrator's Sketchbook

Marvel | $14.99


Wacom CTL4100 Intuos Graphics Drawing Tablet

Wacom CTL4100 Intuos Graphics Drawing Tablet

Wacom | $69.95


Gouache Brushes for Procreate


“Not Paint Water” Mug

Not Paint Water Mug

Panvola | $14.97


Watercolor Wooden Travel Box


365 Days of Art in Nature Book

365 Days of Art in Nature

Lorna Scobie | $22.99


iPad Pro for Digital Art

iPad Pro

Apple | $999.97


Viviva Colorsheets


Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book

Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book

Adobe Press | $21+


Uni-Posca Paint Marker Pens

Uni-Posca Paint Marker Pens

Uni-Posca | $26.49


Flower Color Pencils

Flower Color Pencils

Trinus | $22


J.C. Leyendecker: American Imagist Book


Sakura Prisma Fineliner 

Sakura Fineliner Pens

Sakura | $17.99


A Big Important Artist: A Womanual Book

A Big Important Artist: A Womanual

Danielle Krysa | $16.99


This article has been edited and updated.

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Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.
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