Whether it’s the holidays, you’re getting ready for a birthday, or just spoiling the acrylic pouring artist in your life, this gift guide is a treasure trove of amazing gift ideas for artists who specialize in fluid arts. They’re sure to love them!
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Acrylic Pouring Resources
Gift Homebody Hall’s acrylic pouring resources and jumpstart your favorite artist’s art practice in the new year!
I would say that the first thing that one thinks of when they think of acrylic pouring is the paint! So if you are looking for gift ideas for artists who do acrylic pouring, paint is a great idea!
Traditional Acrylic Paints
Golden paints are the top of the line when it comes to acrylic paints, so if you really want to spoil the acrylic pouring artist in your life, they’re sure to love these!
Master’s Touch is personally one of my favorite brands of acrylic paint to work with.
Artist’s Loft is another good brand that is affordable and gets great results!
Premixed Acrylic Pouring Paint
Aside from paint, the most important tool in acrylic pouring is the medium! If you’re interested in all of the ins and outs of mediums, check out my post on how to thin acrylic paint. But for the purposes of gift ideas for artists who enjoy fluid art, I’ve listed the most popular mediums below.
Liquitex Pouring Medium is a very well-liked medium and gets great results! Any acrylic pouring artist would be happy to see this gift!
Floetrol is by far one of the most popular acrylic pouring mediums out there. And while you can get it on Amazon, if you want to get more for your buck for your gifts for the artist in your life, head to a hardware store!
Hear me out on this one. I know it sounds weird but these specimen cups are super helpful for storing mixed paint.
Sometimes, the toughtest part of acrylic pouring is all the mixing, which makes a stick blender the perfect gift!
Torches are super fun, helpful tools in acrylic pouring, and could be just the right gift for the artist in your life!
Hey, if you’re going to get the torch, be sure to get butane to go with it! Most don’t come with it, and it’s pretty much useless without it.
These condiment bottles are great for both storing and applying paints!
Keep waste down and cleanup easy with silicone mixing implements!
Keep your artist in gloves with this thoughtful, practical gift!
Silicone funnels are super handy to have around for acrylic pouring and extremely easy cleanup!
An acrylic pouring artist can never have enough canvases, and Blick’s has an excellent selection in all kinds of shapes of canvases!
A hair dryer with a tapered nozzle is a great addition to any acrylic pouring artist’s arsinal and makes a great gift!
A good set of paintbrushes is a great gift idea for artists of all kinds! Even acrylic pourers can use a set for embellishing!
Silicone brushes are great for applying finishes and are, again, super easy to clean!
Palette knives are amazing tools for acrylic pouring, from mixing to swiping!
A lazy susan/turntable can be a super useful tool for getting every angle of that painting right!
For some creatives, they even need more freedom. Why not get them a cotton canvas roll so they can have total freedom with their canvas shape and size!
What artist doesn’t love color?! The Pantone Color Series Tool is an invaluable inspiration resource.
Since there’s actually a good deal of science behind pouring, a scale can really come in handy!
Ball chain is a staple in acrylic pouring tools!
Fun specialty pouring cups make an interesting gift idea for acrylic pouring artists.
Embellishment Gift Ideas for Artists who Acrylic Pour
A Cricut cutting machine can help the artist in your life take their art to a whole other level with embellishments that range from words to intricate designs in anything from paper to vinyl!
Whether used with a Cricut or not, adhesive vinyl is a super fun way to embellish paintings!
Again, with or without a Cricut, a whole lot of fun can be had embellishing paintings with cardstock paper and doing some mixed media art!
Give the gift of sparkle with some GLITTER!
Gold leaf gilding is another way to embellish paintings and makes a great gift!
Resin is always a great companion for acrylic pouring, and Total Boat is amazing!
Jewelry is a fantastic way to make use of acrylic pouring skins, and there are tons of jewelry cabochon styles to work with!
Gifts Ideas for Artists who Want to Start a YouTube Channel
Whether marketing your art for sale or starting a YouTube Channel, a good camera is a must! I’ve been using this Canon M50 for a few months now and am loving it!
If hosting tutorials is in an artist’s future, good sound equipment is important. This is the microphone that I use, and I love that it connects to the edge of the desk and doesn’t take up any pouring room!
Filming or not, you’ve got to have good light to create art! I’ve got my eye on these lights for my new studio!
Photographing art is sooo much easier with a nice light box!
Other Gift Ideas for Artists who Pour Paint
Add to the inspiration with some music with these bluetooth speakers!
Help keep your favorite artist’s workspace organized with a paintbrush holder.
Journals and sketchbooks are awesome gift ideas for artists, keep all the inspiration in one place!
Bring out the artist’s personality and keep their clothes protected with this fun apron!
Can’t go wrong with a Bob Ross T-shirt!
EVERYONE needs coffee, so why not a new coffee mug!
Last Minute Gift Ideas for Artists and Creatives
Are you running out of time and need some quick gift ideas for the artist or creative in your life? Try these:
- Gift cards to art supply stores.
- Gift cards to coffee shops.
- Creativebug membership!
Go Forth and Shop!
Get out there and shop with confidence that the acrylic pouring artist in your life will LOVE the next gift you give them!