Fearless Friday, Artist Gifts


You know the old adage in sports, Equipment is Everything?

Well same goes for art, artist’s need good supplies

I admit, I have a passion for art supplies, of all types and mediums

I have found some really great ones this fall which would make perfect gifts for yourself or artist friends





I recently bought some new sketch books with different papers


Black sketch pad, available here


This black paper has tons of possibilities






I’m experimenting with gray paper too, which I’ve used for pastel but not any other medium

Toned Gray sketch book available here





How about a desktop easel?

This is my new favorite purchase, it’s a mini easel, with a drawer for supplies.  It’s perfect for a table or lap desk

Arteza Wooden Desktop Easel available here



It’s 13″ x 10″ and the perfect size for using on a lap desk, you can sit in a comfy chair and sketch away!





I also bought another organizer like the one I recently told you about before, I LOVE this thing!


It’s perfect for holding a variety of different pens and pencils, with flexible rubber slots that can accommodate skinny pencils or fatter markers and paint pens





I keep my favorite and most used pens in one organizer.  It keeps all my most used utensils where I can find them or transport them easily to another location





I keep the other one empty,

ready to fill with the palette of colored pens, pencils or markers

for the current project I’m working on

It keeps them handy, organized and not rolling around on the desk top




It’s a Sew Emma stand available here


Paint pens come in handy sometimes, I like this set by Posca available here



I used the white one for the raccoon face pictured with the black pad above, and the gold one for this angel {the white gown and the face were painted with white ink and watercolor



This Tombow mini eraser is great for delicate touch ups, and erasing in tight spots, it is available here







Moko LED Desk Lamp is great for turning on when you need more light

It is battery powered, adjusts in many angles, and folds for storage

lamp available here



Another great gift to give or receive is a monthly subscription art box

You can sign up for 1 month, 3 months or a year and can cancel at any time

They are always full of goodies, and they keep the contents secret

 Just like getting a present!


See Sketch Box here




See Art Snacks here


All of these supplies are good quality and affordable

I hope I’ve given you some gift ideas for your family, friends or yourself!

{don’t tell Santa but I ordered the December boxes from each company for myself…






Super boy and I are still having lots of fun doing the November Doodlewash Challenge

You can see all my posts on Instagram here




Be Fearless!




I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Love Your Creativity    What’s for Dinner?

Between Naps on the Porch,  Make it Pretty Monday

Turn About Tuesday  Celebrate Your Story, You’re the Star

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck  Friday Features  Sweet Inspirations

Happiness is Homemade    Sunday’s Best Linkup



12 Responses to “Fearless Friday, Artist Gifts”
  1. What a wonderful and thoughtful post Jenna! I didn’t know I needed so many of these fun art supplies and you have given me so many ideas for my artsy friends. I’ll make sure to pass it on to Santa….! I love and so appreciate your Fearless Fridays. Happy Thanksgiving. 🦃🍁 Johanne


    • Oh good Johanne, I am so glad! You should try the subscription boxes, they have introduced me to so many different supplies and techniques. Great to hear from you, I have enjoyed seeing your fabulous paintings on IG. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  2. I see a couple of things that might be perfect gifts for my friend Kate (and maybe me, too!) Thanks — lots of these I hadn’t seen.

  3. Jill Kuhn says:

    I enjoyed seeing your list of art supplies, Jenna – great gift ideas! I have never tried the sketchbox. I will have to give it a try in the new year. I love art supplies too and have most of the ones you recommend! 😜

  4. pattyanneart says:

    Great list of supplies and gifts, Jenna! 😊 I recently bought a small black pad and white Posca pen that I need to try out. Love 💗your artwork!

  5. Jenna, my son was quite the young artist. I made sure he had art lessons and he actually loved it for three years or so, and then he completely lost interest, but took up music. I don’t think I had ever told you…my only experience with art supplies!

  6. Kitty says:

    What wonderful ideas you’ve shared, Jenna! The subscriptions would be fret gifts for my son. Thank you for all your recommendations.

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