Unique Gift Ideas for the Teen (or Tween) who Loves Art
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
This handy drawing tool is perfect for shading and getting rid of mistakes.
for drawing the human figure
Battery Powered Pencil Sharpener
This one can go with your artist wherever they feel inspired to create.
A perfect idea so your artistic teen can carry their favorite drawing tools
Tracing Light Box
This is larger than a standard-size clipboard and perfect for drawing on the go.
Graphite Sketch Set
Charcoal Drawing Pencils
Double Ended-Art Markers
Tools for Your Digital Artist
Drawing Tablet and Stylus
My future animator had this one on his list.
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.
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
These creamy, smooth color sticks are fun to work with.
It’s fun to experiment with these pencils wet or dry.
Gouache Paint Set
It’s not watercolor and it’s not acrylic. It’s something different and your teen will have a blast experimenting.
This has been one of our favorite mediums for many years.
Watercolor Supplies for Your Artistic Teen
We keep several packs of this around the house.
Watercolor Paint Tubes
Watercolor Mixing Tray with Lid
My daughter loves this particular one with the lid.
Mixed Media Supplies for Your Artistic Teen
Mixed Media Stencils
Mixed Media Journal
These contain durable pages for wet and dry pages.
Acrylic Paint Set
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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Thanks Mary. These look great! Btw, the watercolor mixing tray link is broke.
Thank you – I fixed it!!