15 Portable Products for Traveling Artists to Stay Creative On the Go

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

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Picking out what to pack for a trip can can be tricky for any traveler—especially those who happen to be artists. On top of travel essentials, creative globetrotters have to figure out a way to fit all sorts of supplies in their suitcases, from sharp scissors to messy paints. Fortunately, however, we've come up with a list of portable products for all sorts of artists on-the-go.

With this selection of gifts for traveling artists, you can finally hit the road without the headache. On top of mobile materials—including a booklet of watercolor sheets and a compact sculpting set—you'll also find supplies that conveniently fold, collapse, and roll into easy-to-carry shapes and sizes. Plus, with an artsy travel mug and a book of drawing ideas, any journey can become a work of art!

Now, you can finally get this show and on the road and bring your love of art anywhere you go.

Are you a traveling artist? If so, check out these portable art supplies for creatives on-the-go!

Mini Desk and Easel


5-in-1 Pen




Compact Sculpting Set

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

kittd | $10.00


Durable Wood Journal

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

Cardtorial | $29.00


Paintbrush Stylus

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

Sensu | $14.99


Micro Art Set

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

Xonex | $9.99


Collapsible Water Cup

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

Faber Castell | $5.50+


642 Things to Draw


Paintbrush Organizer

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

InflowLeather | $35.00


Portable Coffee Cup

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

Mari Orr | $24.99


Folding Paint Tray

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

HollyHOME | $5.55


Rolled Colored Pencil Set


Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

Intsun | $18.99


Travel Scissors

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

yueton | $7.25


Portable iPhone Printer

Traveling Artist Travel Art Kit

Firebox | $198.79

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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.
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