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10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Artist in Your Life

10 Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Artist in Your Life

The Birthday, by Marc Chagall. Photograph: DACS London 2016 
The Birthday, by Marc Chagall. Photograph: DACS London 2016

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, there are a ton of items out there that are sure to inspire your favourite creative person, so how do you choose? Luckily, the search is over. We’ve found some great gifts for artists that will help spark their inspiration!


Here's our top ten 


Whether your shopping for a charcoal novice or a shading expert, this Pentalic Graphite Set comes with several charcoal pencils to inspire your loved one to be creative without colour this Valentine’s Day. You can't go wrong giving someone tools for sketching. Almost everyone does it at some point whether it's for concept work before painting or for a finale piece. 
Drawing Set
Drawing Pad



Whether you’re shopping for a calligraphy enthusiast or a beginner, Manuscript Callicreative marker sets make colouring, lettering and doodling more fun with colourful doubled ended tips! This is a hot buy in 2018 and trending all over social media. 
Marker Set




Watercolour Painting
Princeton Paint Brushes & Holbein Artist Watercolour belong together just like you and your Valentine. Offered in 108 highly concentrated colours, and obtains a world-wide reputation for its exceptional quality. Started in the home basement of Howard Kaufman Princeton Paint Brushes have been around for over 25 years. They know quality!
Watercolour Paint
Paint Brushes 
Watercolour Paper 



Acrylic Painting 

Ditch the box of chocolates this year, spoil the artist in your life with professional quality Holbein Acrylic Paints and Princeton Acrylic Brushes. Acrylic painting is by far the most common type of paint sold at Wallack's and for good reason, it's easy to use, easy to clean, and looks great.
Acrylic Paint
Acrylic Brushes





Give your favourite artist a safe place to store their masterpieces with this water resistant portfolio. The Pro Art Portfolio is made of 600 Denier fabric that comes with a free sketch board with purchase!

Photo Frame Cards

Strathmore Photo Frame Cards are perfect for the photographer in your life to show case their photo's. Or maybe your feeling a little creative yourself? These photo frame cards make for a perfect homemade Valentine’s Day card.




642 Things to Draw

Is your loved one a doodler or a debutante drawer? 642 Things to Draw is a book that helps resonate with the artists in all of us, it prompts you with ideas to keep the creative ideas flowing.
642 Things to Draw
Pencil Easel 
Pencil Set 













Oil Painting

Whether or not they're new to oil painting, artists are always looking to dabble into a new medium. Holbein Heavy Body Artist Acrylic has a 113 pigment color palette to choose from. Made with premium pigments which affords the artist seamless and effortless mixing and thinning. 
Oil Paint 
Oil Paint Brushes 





Help bring your loved ones artwork to life with this premium vivid Bruynzeel pastel colouring set. These pastels are available in 48 different colours and can be used to blend wet or dry. Pair these professional level pastels with a Strathmore pastel paper sketchbook for the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift!
Pastel Pads 




Colouring Books

Give the artist in your life the gift of relaxation this Valentine's Day. Colouring books can help de-stress and relax your mind, pair it with this awesome Staedtler 24 pack of assorted colouring pencils. 
Colouring Pencils
Colouring Books 
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