Home decor and artistic pursuits both stem from one thing: creativity. Painting a canvas and decorating a living room are both beautiful creative expressions, and both are invaluable art forms. But what better way to exercise the creative imagination than combining conventional artwork with home decor by creating decorative pieces to be put on display?
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We created a list of 15 painting gift ideas that will spark the imagination and allow the artist to create lovely home decor pieces by hand. There might be a special artist in your life that would love a unique gift, or you might want to spoil yourself with a cool painting set to create works of art for your own home. Regardless, in this guide, you're sure to find an amazing painting gift that will inspire creativity. Without further ado, let's get into it!
1. All Media Easel Artist Set
This all-in-one art set is perfect for the artist on the go. The kit includes oil paints, watercolor paints, acrylic paints, oil pastels, watercolor paper sheets, and more, and it all fits neatly in the wooden box. If the artist in your life is a jack of all trades as far as painting is concerned, this convenient kit will make the perfect gift!
2. Bob Ross Master Paint Set
The painter in your life can get started painting gorgeous landscapes with this amazing Bob Ross paint set. This set includes several beautiful paint colors and all of the tools needed to paint landscapes just like the legend himself. This set even includes a 30 minute introductory DVD featuring Bob Ross. And remember the painting doesn't have to be perfect, as Bob Ross himself says, "We don't make mistakes, just happy accidents."
3. 99 Piece Deluxe Art Set
This versatile art set includes 12 colored pencils, 24 watercolors, 24 oil pastels, 12 watercolor pens, paper, 2 pencils, an eraser, a pencil sharpener, sandpaper, and 2 brushes. In short, this kit has everything your special artist needs to whip up some masterpieces. As an added bonus, this kit can be conveniently packed up for painting on the go!
4. US Art Supply 21 Piece Acrylic Painting Set
This set is ideal for the painter that loves using acrylic paint. This set comes with a stretched canvas, 12 acrylic paints, 6 brushes, a rectangular mixing palette, and an adjustable easel for your artist's convenience.
5. Watercolor Brush Pen Set With Tutorial
With this set, your special artist can make gorgeous watercolor paintings with 54 different watercolor pens. Each pen has a real brush tip, but it works like a pen for added stability and control. If your artist is a beginner, there is a video learning system included. Help your special artist gain mastery of their craft with this amazing set!
6. Watercolor Palette With Premium Colors
This watercolor set comes with refillable brush pens, 48 premium colors, and 15 sheets of watercolor paper. This unique set is perfect for painters of all skill levels.
7. Painting Masterclass
What better way to help your special artist hone their skill than with this Painting Masterclass book? This guide highlights history's superb masterpieces by genre, providing an overview of the art form and facilitating a deeper understanding of color, materials, perspective, and more.
This book itself would also make an exceptional piece of decor in a living room or art studio.
8. Watercolour Paint Set
This kit includes all of the watercolor essentials for the special artist in your life. Included are a plastic palette, 5 watercolor brushes, a watercolor pad, and, of course, a set of vibrant watercolors. With this kit, your artist will be able to create wonderful works of art for their home.
9. DIY Digital Painting Kit (Thunderstorm)
With this DIY digital painting kit, your special artist can create a flawless piece of home decor. They can simply follow the instructions and create this gorgeous landscape using the multicolored diamonds included in the set. This process is perfect for family bonding, and the end result is a perfect landscape that will make an exceptional home decor accent.
10. DIY Oil Painting Kit
This DIY oil painting kit is a foolproof way to create a stunning oil painting landscape. The painter can simply paint the numbered sections with the corresponding shade of paint. This set is perfect for the beginner, as it will help them develop the painting basics. The best part is that the end result will be a spectacular piece of decor!
11. 5D Diamond Painting Kit (Thinking Cat)
This is another diamond painting kit that's perfect for the beginner. The kit features a thinking cat, which would make a great piece of decor for a cat person! This kit is a foolproof way to create a brilliant masterpiece in no time!
12. Diamond Painting Kit (Cat Girl)
Here is yet another diamond painting kit. This time, the end result will be a mystical cat girl. The end result will be a unique piece that is sure to be the focal point of the room.
13. Art Canvas Paint Supply Set
This 22 piece acrylic painting set is the perfect gift for the painter that just wants the basics. Included are 2 canvases, an easel, 5 brushes, color mixing palette, color mixing guide, and 12 acrylic paints. With this kit, the special painter in your life can get started making masterpieces in no time!
14. 5D Full Diamond Embroidery Painting Kit
Here is another awesome diamond painting kit. This one features colorful butterflies and a skull. If this is your special painter's decor style, they're sure to appreciate this cool gift.
15. Children's Painting Kit: Starry Night
This painting kit is perfect for a kid that's just starting out on their artistic journey. The kit will show your young artist how to recreate Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night. This process will build their confidence with painting, and the end result will be a wonderful little piece that can be hung in the house!
We hope this guide has helped you find a creative painting kit that will truly inspire. Let us know which painting gift you chose! And before you go, be sure to check out these other great guides: