Treat yourself: Arty gift ideas to brighten your holiday [143]

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With only 6 weeks until Christmas, we’re talking gifts. But we’re not focusing on what you can sell – we’re interested in what you can ask for.

So we spent some time thinking and came up with a suggested Christmas list to help you drop heavy hints this year. Our list includes small surprises such as new paint colours or a special brush, all the way to high-price courses or artworks. But we also suggest some ideas you may not have considered – including ways in which your family and friends could give you the gift of time.

Along the way, you’ll get a sneak peek into our own Christmases, including Alice’s frugal approach to gifts and Louise’s tendency to ask for books she ever reads. We hope this episode inspires you to brighten your own Christmas by asking for something you will truly enjoy – and maybe even jumpstart a new phase of your own art.


“Unquiet Landscape,” Christopher Neve HERE

“Why Your Five Year Old Could NOT Have Done That,” Susie Hodge Find on Amazon

Kyle Cease on Youtube

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