20 Gifts for Tattoo Artists To Let Them Know You’re Inking of Them

Gifts for Tattoo Artists

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While some artists create their designs on canvas or paper, others embellish people's skin with amazing body art. If you're shopping for a tattoo artist, then you may be wondering what to get them. Well, we've put together a selection of unique gift ideas that are sure to surprise and charm them.

Among our list are practical gifts that will help them create, like a pair of wireless headphones and a hardcover sketchbook. There's also an array of whimsical, tattoo-inspired products that celebrate the artistry and history of tattoo art, including a book of 200 years of vintage tattoos, a cute mug, and tarot cards that make some of the best gifts for a tattooist.

Scroll down to discover more gifts for tattoo artists.


Surprise a tattoo artist with one of these great gifts!

Practical Gifts to Help Them Create with Accuracy:


Moleskine Sketchbook (for them to fill with their designs)

Moleskine Sketchbook

Moleskine | $22.95


Multi-Liner Pens (to ink their practice designs)

Micron Pigma Pens

Sakura | $10.97


LED Lightbox (for drawing and tracing)

Daylight Light Box

Daylight | $223.99


Wireless Headphones (to tune out the noise while sketching)

Wireless Headphones

Bose | $279.99


Plexiglass Ink Cap Holder


Ultimate Starter Tattoo Kit


Magnifying LED Floor Lamp

led floor lamp

Innqoo | $99.99


Fun Gifts Inspired by Tattoo Art:


Traditional Style Rose Tattoo Personalized Rug

traditional style rose tattoo rug

AnxiingDesign | $177.90


Tattoo-Inspired Soy Wax Candles

Whimsical Mug


Book of Vintage Tattoo Art


Tattoo Gun Keychain


Tin Tattoo Knowledge Vintage Poster

metal sign vintage tattoo poster

LSRONG | $6.98+


Reusable Water Bottle

Three of Swords Reusable Water Bottle

Sewzinski | $34.50


Vintage LED Sign

Tattoo LED Sign

4everlight | $99.99+


Tattoo Tarot Cards


Vintage Tattoo Flash Sheet Poster

Vintage Tattoo Poster

TheZeisStudio | $26.99


Hearts iPhone Case

Novelty Tattoo Socks

novelty tattoo socks

Royal Penguin | $11.90


Original Tattoo Machine Patent Prints (Set of 4)

Tattoo Machine Patent Prints

Lone Star Art | $18.99


This article has been edited and updated.

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Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. She wrote and illustrated an instructional art book about how to draw cartoons titled 'Cartooning Made Easy: Circle, Triangle, Square' that was published by Walter Foster in 2022.
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