Art on the Go: 25 Tools and Tips for Creating Art Anywhere

From a month-long vacation to a day trip to the coast, just because you’ll be away from the studio, doesn’t mean you have to stop making art and being creative! The following 25 tips and tools for creating art anywhere are here to make sure of it!

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25 Tools and Tips for Creating Art Anywhere

TOOLS

Travel Watercolor Set

  1. This mini watercolor set contains everything you need to create art on the go, besides the paper itself!

Water Brush Pen Set For Aquarelle Watercolor Painting

2. Bring along some extra watercolor pens for multiple colors, like this water brush pen set for Aquarelle watercolor painting.

 

Set of 6 Ohuhu Water Coloring Brush Pens for Watercolor Painting

3. Or if you’d like some variety in brush styles, try this set of 6 Ohuhu water coloring brush pens for watercolor painting.

 

 

da Vinci Travel Series 1503 Maestro Watercolor Brush Set

4. This da Vinci Travel Series 1503 Maestro Watercolor Brush Set is for the distinguished artist on the go.

 

BeeChamp collapsible water containers and brush cleaners set

 

5. You can use these BeeChamp collapsible water containers to hold water and clean your paint brushes.

 

 

Castle Art Supplies Graphite Drawing Pencils and Sketch Set

6. For the person who loves to draw, this Castle Art Supplies graphite drawing pencils and sketch set are the perfect answer.

 

JNW Direct Colored Pencil set includes 48 beautiful colors with roll-up case and accessories

 

7. This JNW Direct Colored Pencil set includes 48 beautiful colors with roll-up case and accessories. It’s great for sketching, drawing, and coloring.

 

 

 

 48 Vivid Artist Grade Watercolor Pencils and Case Set

 

8. Watercolor pencils are a great choice, too. Like this set of 48 vivid artist grade watercolor pencils that comes with its own carrying case. How are these different from the set above? Well, you can actually add water to these and blend the colors!

 

120 Gelmushta Gel Pens

9. Need a gel pen in (practically!) every color? This set of 120 Gelmushta Gel Pens, including regular, neon, metallic, pastel and glitter pens, should do the trick!

 

50 Dual Tip Art Markers Set For Coloring

 

10. If you like to blend colors, this 50 Dual Tip Art Markers Set also has bullet and chisel tips on each pen.

 

SKETCHBOOKS (and MORE!)

 

Global Art Materials Travelogue Watercolor Book

11. I have one of these Global Art Materials Travelogue watercolor book and it’s my favorite watercolor paper sketchbook.

 

 

Spiral Sketch Pad Acid Free 100 Sheets 9x12 inchs Genuine Ultra Rigid Hardcover Gives All The Drawing Support You'll Need Draw Anywhere Without a Desk

12. What’s different about this spiral Genuine Ultra Rigid Hardcover sketch pad (with 100 pages of Acid Free, 9×12 inch paper) is that it gives you all the drawing support you’ll need to draw anywhere, without a desk! Pretty handy if you ask me!

 

Rite in the Rain All-Weather Side-Spiral Notebook

13. These Rite in the Rain All-Weather side-spiral notebooks are perfect for traveling to places where is rains a lot, because you can draw in them (with pencil, permanent markers and ball point pens) and it won’t wash off, bleed, or become muddy!

 

 

Pentalic 5" x 8" 140 lb Aqua Journal

 

14. This Pentalic 5″ x 8″ 140 lb watercolor paper Aqua Journal is perfect for capturing landscapes during your travels.

 

 

Urban Sketchbook from Sennelier

15. These Urban Sketchbooks from Sennelier are a fun and unique way to record your travels.

 

 

Adult Coloring Journal with lined paper and anti-stress flower mandala patterns

16. You could aslo just color and write in this Adult Coloring Journal with lined paper and anti-stress flower mandala patterns, and keep track of your travels that way.

 

 

Spiral Bound Traveling Doodles Anti Stress Coloring Book for Adults

17. Or just grab this travel-sized Spiral Bound Traveling Doodles anti-stress coloring book for adults and go!

 

CARRYING IT WITH YOU

Art Supplies Backpack Art Supplies Backpack

18. This Art Supplies Backpack allows you to carry a canvas; portrait; sketch board; drawing pad; paint brushes, school supplies, and drawing materials in a stylish fashion!

 

ArtBin Tote Express

19. If you need even more room, try this ArtBin Tote Express!

 

The ArtComber Folding Big Wheeled Portable Rolling Chair

 

20. The ArtComber Folding Big Wheeled Portable Rolling Chair not only helps you carry your supplies, but to also have a place to sit, once you find the perfect spot to make art from.

 

 

The En Plein Air Pro Traveler Series for Watercolor with Sunpak 2001 Tripod

21. The En Plein Air Pro Traveler Series for Watercolor with Sunpak 2001 Tripod comes with just about every single thing you’ll need to take your art on the go: a 12.25” x 15.75” easel perfect for holding 1/4 sheets, with a palette tray and cup holder, a brush holder and water pail hook and a sturdy backpack to carry it all.

 

 

Olymstore French Easel Wooden Sketch Box Portable Folding Red Beech Art Artist Painters Tripod

 

22. This Olymstore French easel wooden portable folding red Beech tripod folds and unfolds, and can be used in your travels and in your studio.

 

But if you want something a little more simple and lightweight…

 

Tosnail Lightweight Aluminum Field Easel with Bag

 

23. Try this Tosnail Lightweight Aluminum Field Easel with carrying bag!

 

 

KEEP IT SIMPLE

These all-in-one sets will help you keep up your creative practice on the go in a super siple way.

 

Compact and Portable Sketch Folio 1 Drawing Kit with Art Supplies

24. Like this Compact and Portable Sketch Folio 1 Drawing Kit (you might want to throw an eraser in there, too!)

 

 

Art Set Sketching and Drawing Kit for professional or amateur artists

25. With this art set, Sketching and Drawing Kit for professional or amateur artists, you’d still need a sketchbook, but a small one could fit right inside!

 

 

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