A creative art tool or new brand new drawing medium can inspire hours of artistic creativity for your teen who loves art. These tools and mediums are some of the surprises we have used over the years as art gifts for teens.
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Drawing Tools for Your Teen
1. Electric Eraser – This handy drawing tool is perfect for shading and getting rid of mistakes.
4. Jointed Mannequin – for drawing the human figure
5. Battery Powered Pencil Sharpener – This one can go with your artist wherever they feel inspired to create.
6. Pencil Case – to carry their favorite drawing tools
8. Artist Sketchboard – larger than a standard size clipboard and perfect for drawing on the go
11. Charcoal Sticks
Tools for Your Teen Digital Artist
13. Drawing Tablet and Stylus – My future animator had this one on his list.
14. Digital Pen for Tablets and Phones – The artist in our neighborhood recommended this stylus over the apple pen because it could work with any tablet or phone.
15. Drawing Tablet Glove – You can’t have skin touch the tablet as you are leaning on it and drawing.
Creative Mediums for Your Teen Artist
16. Gelatos – creamy, smooth color sticks
17. Watercolor Pencils – experiment with these pencils wet or dry
18. Gouache Paint Set – It’s not watercolor and it’s not acrylic. It’s something different and your teen will have a blast experimenting.
19. Chalk Pastels – one of our favorite mediums for many years
20. Oil Pastels
21. India Ink
Watercolor Supplies for Your Artistic Teen
22. Watercolor Paper – we keep several packs of this around the house.
23. Round Brushes
24. Watercolor Mixing Tray with Lid – My daughter loves this particular one with the lid
Mixed Media Supplies for Your Artistic Teen
27. Mod Podge
28. Mixed Media Journal – durable pages for wet and dry pages
So many of these supplies have made my teen artist happy at birthdays and holidays over the years. I hope they bring a smile to the face of your teen artist as well.
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