With Christmas fast approaching we round up some of our top picks to suit all budgets in this Christmas Present Ideas editorial.  To see the full selection of artworks under £500 we suggest visiting our Artists page and selecting the filter ‘Under £500’.


Best Gifts Under £100

Gin Lovers Christmas Present
Botanicals by Tim Bulmer | £54.50

The Gin trend continues to gather pace with ‘blend your own’ Gin courses and this brand new limited edition by Tim Bulmer is proving popular since it’s release in November.  Tim has also created two other limited edition prints Gin Past & Glorious Present and In With the Gin Crowd which are also worth considering and available to view on Tim’s artist page.  All Tim’s prints are also available with a number of framing options – please contact the gallery to discuss this further.

Sculpture Gift Idea
Bertie Sitting Bear Cub by Suzie Marsh | £95

Brand new from the talented sculptor Suzie Marsh, Bertie and his big brother Benjamin are cute additions to Suzie’s range of animal sculptures in bronze resin.  Each of Suzie’s sculptures are hand finished with bronze powder and make the perfect gift.


Lovebirds Bronze Sculpture Gift Idea
Lovebirds by Michael Simpson | £85

Lovebirds are one of the most popular pet parrot species and these solid bronze lovebirds by sculptor Michael Simpson make a beautiful gift. Michael’s sculptures cover a wide range of subjects and he is fast becoming the leading wildlife sculptor of his generation.  A selection of bronze sculptures can be seen on Michael’s artist page but please contact the gallery to view the full range available.


Gift Ideas Under £500


Joan Puerto Seascape Christmas Present Idea
Sunset Glow by Joan Puerto | £295

Joan Puerto’s relaxing seascapes are very popular at the gallery and these small original paintings can easily be placed in any home. We have chosen a bespoke hand made wooden frame with silver finish to complete the look.  With a number of these smaller pieces available there is a good variety to choose from.


Alan Smith Original Painting Gift Idea
Through the Gap by Alan Smith | £485

Once an Engineer, Alan came to painting having retired and his stylised originals are ever popular in the Gallery. Coming in just under the £500 limit this painting is a playful take on the Westcountry landscape.


Michael Morgan Artist Limited Edition Prints For Sale
Various Limited Edition Prints by Michael Morgan | £155 – £215

A recent addition to Forest Gallery’s artists, Michael Morgan’s stunning limited edition prints make a great Christmas gift option. Finished with a bespoke sliver and black distressed frame (optional) a number of these are available to view online or in our Petworth Gallery.


Christmas Present Ideas Over £500


Scott Bateman Winter Scene
Playing Around the Christmas Tree by Scott Bateman | £845

A true Christmas treat this unusual seasonal piece by Scott Bateman is one of a pair of new original oil paintings from the talented artist.  Scott’s quirky style is ever popular with collectors.


Raymond Campbell Original Painting of Wine Bottles
Le Pin Pomerol by Raymond Campbell | £3,985

This incredible new still life by master artist Raymond Campbell is sure to make a fantastic centrepiece.  Ray has exhibited at the Royal Academy, London and is considered the UK’s pre-eminent still life artist known for his curious combinations of dusty wine bottles, cheese and fruit.


John Lawrence Artist Original Painting
Snowy River Rother, Rogate by John Lawrence | £845

And finally in our Christmas Present Ideas editorial is our Christmas pick by local artist John Lawrence.  This full of life representation of a snowy River Rother combines John’s signature texture created with a palette knife. This colourful piece is currently in our window display attracting lots of attention!







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