Perfect Gifts for Any Artist

We have practiced with and believe in everything we sell at Draw Botanical. If it doesn’t work for Wendy, she won’t sell it. Read on for our gift recommendations and why Wendy and the Draw Botanical team have chosen these products over the rest. Have fun and shop around!

NOTE: As of May 2022, we will no longer be selling most art supplies. Make sure you join our email list to receive future recommendations of where you can buy these recommended supplies!

Great gifts for the artist in your life

Art Supply Kit: Practice of Botanical Drawing

Learn more about our art supplies and why we’ve chosen these brands and colors. If you’re looking for supplies for beginner artists, check out our “bare necessities.” If you’ve got the basics and want some super helpful tools, shop our “essential upgrades.” If you’re looking for experienced artists who want to step up their game, peruse our “useful tools.”

Carousel Pencil Holder

Developed collaboratively between Draw Botanical and a local Catskill Fine Woodworker, this convenient storage piece has holes for 64 pencils and watercolor pencils, and a metal mesh cup for other accessories on a turntable that spins to allow organized access to all of your pencils.

Beautiful books to help you learn to draw and forage

The Joy of Botanical Drawing

Named the best Colored Pencil Drawing book of all time by BookAuthority, this inspiring and easy-to-follow guide covers everything you need to draw our natural world. Create stunningly realistic and vibrant botanical illustrations, from flowers so lifelike you can almost smell them to tomatoes that could have just been picked from your garden.

Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook

Identify wild edible plants with instructive, botanical illustrations; Harvest & cook them into delicious food with our recipes.

Spruce up your space with botanical artwork

Wendy Hollender’s Rustic Canvas and Kraft Paper Prints

Many of these are drawn from plants growing at Hollengold Farm in the Hudson Valley. Others are drawn when Wendy is on location in tropical settings. Canvas prints available in three sizes: 8.5″ x 11″, 17″ x 22″, and 24″ x 34″. Mounted on refurbished rustic wood strips. Custom sizes available upon request; email info@drawbotanical.com.

Fine Art Prints of Your Artwork

It can be difficult to source proper scanning and printing services for colored pencil/watercolor art. We have been professionally printing Wendy’s artwork for several years using top of the line equipment, and we want to offer that service to you. High Quality Fine Art Prints on Somerset Enhanced Velvet Fine Art Paper 255gsm with archival Epson inks. Printer: Epson SureColor P7000.

Fun for Kids!

Art Supply Kit: Explore & Draw

This art supply kit is on SALE for the holidays and now includes Module 1 of our Explore & Draw video series!

A is for Asparagoose: A Plant and Animal ABC

A silly and smart hand-lettered alphabet book with 26 original illustrations of fun-to-say plant + animal hybrids. Giggles guaranteed. Illustrated and hand-lettered by Veronica Fannin.

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