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2010 gift guides: for the artist

by Ginny

Whenever I am prepping my column, What’s in Your Toolbox?, I always want to make a mad dash to the nearest art-supply store. I remember fondly the year I received the Prismacolor complete marker and pencil set for Christmas. Needless to say, I definitely felt like a snazzy, well-prepared freshman at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Honestly, give me a set of blank sketchbooks and a watercolor set and I will love you for life! Here is a roundup of items for the artistic hobbyist, novice or old pro in your life. — Ginny

Image above: 1. Color Palette Guest Soaps, $19; 2. Ruler Ribbon, $10; 3. Studio Days Easel, $2,100; 4. Color Pencil and Brass Holder Set, $65; 5. Moleskine Kraft Notebooks (pack of three), $11.99; 6. Inside the Painter’s Studio, $35; 7. Lavender Hand Cream, $7.99; 8. Adhesive-Can with a Brush, $8; 9. Happy Tape, $2.50–$36; 10. Natural Markers, $5.99

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