The holiday season is here and it is time to outfit the ones you love with the classes, supplies, and inspiration they need to thrive in the new year.

Got a designer or artist on your list?

Don’t invest in any lemons – use the 2019 Holiday Gift Guide to get the goods your loved one will definitely like.

1. A Brand Called You

Help the designer on your list set a professional course and market themselves for success. In the wildly-popular class, A Brand Called You, Debbie Millman helps designers develop an action plan for pursuing their dreams.

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2. Sailor Fude De Mannen Pen

This affordable fountain pen is perfect for drawing, doodling, hand lettering, and calligraphy. Readily flowing ink and the ability to adjust line thickness is essential in a fountain pen and the Sailor delivers on these must-have features.

Go to the CreativeLive blog for the 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts for Designers Under $300

3. Design Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived and Joyful Life

Design thinking can help you become unstuck. Stanford professors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans leverage proven design thinking to teach students how to apply that same methodology to making your biggest life decisions.

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4. Frida Eyebrows On Fleek Shirt

Frida is eternally an artist-to-envy and this cool graphic shirt has a little fun with her oft-referenced eyebrows, while celebrating the artist herself.

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5. Make Things Make Money: The Business of Illustration and Lettering

Hand lettering is having its moment and this class reviews the ways a talented artist can take advantage of the trend.

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6. Vagabond Canvas Backpack

A canvas tote is a classic essential for the designer on the go. The Vagabond bag is an ideal catch-all for a designer’s supplies.

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7. Thinking Like A Book Designer

Indulge the designer on your list with an education in great book design from two masters of the craft.

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8. Paperjam Press Print

Paperjam press prints word to live by. Keep the designer in your life inspired with one of their wit-driven posters.

Go to the CreativeLive blog for the 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts for Designers Under $300

9. Hand Lettering 101

Hand Lettering 101 offers up a complete introduction to the art and craft of hand lettering.

10. Creative Calling 

Creative Calling is a must-read for any designer or artist. Written by CreativeLive’s founder / CEO Chase Jarvis, it is part memoir and part tactical guide for creating every day.

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Looking for a gift for another creative in your life? Check our our full selection of Holiday Gift Guides here

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