The Doodlers Anonymous team has hand-picked gifts that the artist in your life will love. Put down the bath products, step away from the socks section and give them something thoughtful that they'll actually enjoy! These gifts are guaranteed to get those creative juices flowing and spark a new sense of inspiration.
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In this book by Timothy Goodman he explores Sharpie writing products, the materials and supplies that can be used to enhance or modify them, and the range of creative techniques and effects that can be achieved. What a wonderful way to re-inspire the creative in your life to reimagine a tool that might easily be forgotten.
Transform your bedroom into a masterpiece with zero pressure. Sketch, draw, doodle, write a poem, leave a note, and throw it in the wash to design it all over again! It even includes 10 dual-tip machine washable fabric markers -- sweet deal!
Revamp the workspace (without breaking the bank) with these natural colored pencils (or regular pencils) that look like they came straight out of the forest. No two pencils are exactly the same and each have their own rustic look and feel.
Price: $5.95 (regular pencils) / $7.95 (colored pencils)
The Pentel Aquash Water Brush is my personal favorite tool when it comes to effortlessly creating beautiful effects in my sketchbook. Fill barrel with water and blend watercolors, or fill with your favorite ink and enjoy the endless possibilities and total control of a waterbrush.
Price: $12.00 for a set of 3
With rising demand for artists to be working digitally, sometimes you just miss that feeling of a good old fashioned pencil on paper! With the Wacom Bamboo Slate Smartpad, you can doodle naturally with pen on any paper and instantly digitize your designs and sketches with the push of a button.
Get your doodle on, and get your happy going with The Positivity Kit by Lisa Currie! Brimming with engaging prompts that focus on the good things in life, this interactive book is guaranteed to cheer up even the grumpiest person on the rainiest day.
Bold and sharp, brilliant and vivid, Sharpie markers can be found anywhere, and used on virtually any surface making it a go-to medium for creatives of all stripes. Give em' something they'll love with these limited edition classics!
Say goodbye to sidewalk chalk because these specially formulated pastels are designed for rugged street terrain. This formulation is super vibrant and allows for blending, producing even wear and less crumbling. You can even use it in your sketchbook to create textured, bold lines.
Price: Starting from $2.49
If you are someone who loves doodling on your iPad, Pencil by FiftyThree is the most natural and expressive way to create. With surface pressure, Erase, blend, and adaptive palm rejection, you'll forget that you aren't drawing on paper!
Price: Starting from $29.95
Color that special someone's world this holiday season with a gift that is simple, but essential for artists. This 5 star, Faber-Castell set of 60 colored pencils has every shade you need and more! If you're not looking to spend as much, the next best thing is the Caran d'Ache Fancolor Color Pencils.
Price: $80 (Faber Castell) / $43 (Caran d'Ache)
3Doodler offers 3 different choices of the world’s first and best-selling 3D printing pens. Compact & easy to use, the pen extrudes heated plastic that cools almost instantly into a solid, stable structure. From fine art, to DIY, maker projects, creating scale models or decorative items, the possibilities are limitless!
This 100% recycled pocket-sized sketchbook, is ideal for ink doodles, sharpie mark-ups, stickers, paint, rubber stamping, and much more.
All doodlers need a place in which to place their sketchbooks and drawing supplies while traversing the urban and literal jungles. And this fun and cheeky tote allows them to celebrate the brain-building goodness that is doodling, all while being useful.
Skillshare provides some of the best classes for artists from some of the best illustrators around. The lucky artist in your family will be able to gain some incredible insight from artists like Julia Rothman, Jon Burgerman, Kate Bingaman-Burt and more to take their drawing skills to the next level. It is the gift that keeps on giving.
Price: 3 month free trial (and $8/mo after that)
Denik is a company that collabs with artists from around the globe to create these uniquely designed notebooks that are sure to tickle anyones' fancy. What's even more awesome is that aside from supporting artists everywhere, a portion of the proceeds goes towards building schools worldwide. Talk about making a difference, you've got our vote!
Price: $12.00 - $16.00
We all know that doodling boosts creative thinking, confidence, and memory retention, so exercise your brain with this addictively entertaining drawing pad filled with lines & squiggles that kick-start the doodling process, and forces you to think outside of the box. I guess it really just comes down to 'what do you see?'
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