Gifts for artists & people who love to paint

Whether you’re looking for art materials to give to a budding artist or the perfect present for a professional painter, discover our top picks for gifts to buy this season. We’ve done the hard work for you and consulted our experts to curate a list of the best gifts guaranteed to inspire the creative people in your life. These choices are a must for any fine artist’s collection.


Cotman Watercolour Landscape Pocket Set


This portable pocket-sized set is the perfect affordable option for artists new to watercolour and a staple collection for more experienced painters. With eight quality Cotman pigments, a travel brush and space for four more colours, it’s been carefully curated by professional artists for creating landscape works.


Cotman Watercolour Floral Pocket Set


This pocket-sized set has been curated for artists who want to paint florals. From Cadmium Yellow Hue to Permanent Rose, the eight colours also come with a travel brush and space for four more colours to allow for personalisation.


Cotman Watercolour Skyscape Pocket Set



These eight Cotman Watercolours are carefully crafted for artists looking to paint dramatic skies. Ranging from Cerulean Blue to Indigo and Payne’s Gray, these colours can be used to develop a diverse range of atmospheric skyscapes.


Professional Watercolour Lightweight Sketchers’ Box Set – Set of 12


This set of 12 tubes allows for greater vibrancy in the artist’s practice and is suited to those utilising a larger quantity of paint. Made from a high concentration of fine art pigments, tube colours are a great choice for larger works and for laying out a field of colours.


J.M.W. Turner Watercolour set


For artists who love to be inspired by nature, follow in the footsteps of renowned Romantic painter Turner with this 24-colour set. Produced alongside Tate, this watercolour collection includes pigments found within Turner’s masterpieces, and comes with an exclusive how-to guide detailing the master’s techniques.


Still searching? Read our gift guide for graphic artists here.