Gifts for the Artist in Your Friend Group

Gifts for the Artist in Your Friend Group

Gifts for the Artist in Your Friend Group

You know who we're talking about.

You know who we're talking about.

Text: Kala Herh

Got a creative friend and have no idea what to get them? Ahead, our roundup of the best failsafe gifts to woo them. 

Soy Wax Candle Making Kit, $28.31

This set includes everything you need to learn how to make your own 4oz candle. A perfect gift for anyone looking to be a little crafty and cozy this holiday season. 

Brighten Up Coloring Book, $14.95

With artwork from 12 talented artists, this is one coloring book that everyone of all ages can enjoy. 

Basquiat Canteen, $29.95

Decorated with Basquiat’s characteristic bold and edgy print, this canteen is perfect for those in your life who embodies punk rock and city culture. 

Fjallraven Kanken Pen Case, $19.95

Because all of their fancy tools of the trade deserve a fancy home. 

Raphaël Watercolor Set, $18.09

With the 12-compartment mixing palette and the pocket-sized brush, this set makes it so that your friend’s ready to paint at a moment’s notice. 

Jason Polans’ Every Person in New York, $19.49 

Gift of a copy of Polan’s illustrated book that features sketches of New Yorkers waiting in line, riding the subway, and attending museums. 

Painter’s Cup, $35

This handmade cup will look good on their desk, and even better with a little coffee in it. 

Forbidden Fruit Piecework Puzzle, $36

The Forbidden Fruit puzzle hones in on this cheeky temptation and delivers a modern still life that will make any puzzle lover salivate with envy. 

Michelangelo David Bust, $29

Your loved one won’t see this gift coming, but they’ll love it all the same. 

Geo Stacking Coasters, $28

Practically everything at MoMA’s Design Store is gift-worthy, including this set of six geo stacking coasters that brighten up every room.


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