Boyfriend Birthday Gifts for the Artist
Birthdays are tricky. Some people love them and want EVERYONE to celebrate their birthday with them. Others wish it would quietly go away, escaping notice. No matter how he feels about his annual celebration of life, you want to acknowledge his special day…after all; his birthday is how he got here! However, trying to pick just the right birthday gift out for that special person in your life can be a challenge. If your boyfriend is the artistic type, have no fear – we’ve put together a list of some great gift ideas that should suit every price range, and wow your creative guy.
Paper App, iTunes gift card and stylus: If your guy loves to draw, the Paper App is a fantastic way to take his blank canvas with him everywhere he goes. The app is free, but has in-app purchases so supply him with a $20 iTunes gift card to cover his must-have clicks. And, to help him “put pen to paper” he’ll need a sweet stylus. Check out Wacom Bamboo Duo 2-In-1 Stylus for a deluxe tool that will have him creating a masterpiece.
Let’s face it. Sometimes inspiration strikes and sleep just isn’t possible. Help him manage those long days by giving him some much needed caffeine with a Crazy Cups Sampler for his Keurig K-Cup Home Brewer. Seventy varieties of coffee from Brooklyn Bean Roastery, Caribou, Donut House, Emeril’s, Newman’s Own, The Original Donut Shop, revv, Kahlua, Tully’s, Wolfgang Puck and more may give him the fuel he needs to complete his masterpiece. Include a 35 cup carousel for easy reach and he’ll be able to grab and go. Doesn’t have a Keurig? Give him the complete set, and make sure you get some of your favorite flavors for when you’re acting as his muse.
Magnum Contact Sheets is perfect for any photography enthusiast and they will appreciate this set of over 100 contact sheets of famous photographers and their famous photos that includes the shots taken before and after the “one great shot”. Over seventy years of photography history will give hours of perusing and learning. A great coffee table book that will give some culture to his place – and he’ll love it!
Wacom Inkling Digital Sketch Penis the ultimate cool techie art gift. A digital pen that will let your Picasso sketch out his ideas or designs on paper, and stores it in a receiver that he can hook up to his computer via USB. His design can be transferred to Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator for digital enhancement and use. It can add layers, is touch sensitive for pressure and has a carrying case so he can use his Digital Sketch Pen to draw wherever he gets the urge. His first sketch may be you – smile for your portrait!
A gift that matches his interests is the perfect way to let him know that you love him AND his art. Celebrate his birthday by celebrating the things that he loves – and he’ll be reminded of why he loves you.