Friday, June 19, 2015

5 Creative Rock Painting Ideas

I just can't stop painting the projects in "Rock Art! Painting and Crafting with the Humble Pebble" by Denise Scicluna.


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What could be simpler than white paint and repetitive strokes like these?

Keep It Simple: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna

I love bright colors and this simple, colorful pop art design is one of my favorites from the book. The color and design possibilities are endless.

Color Pops: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna

Another favorite of mine are these decorative, stylized flowers painted with only 2 colors.

Flower Power: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna

I used both smooth and pitted stones for stylized, leaf-inspired painted rocks.

Fall Leaves: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna

A study in opposites - lightweight feathers painted on heavy stones. 

Light as a Feather: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

5 Easy and Colorful Rock Painting Ideas

In my last post, I recommended a rock painting book for beginners called "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna.

I found the projects so enjoyable (even for an experienced rock painter like myself), that I painted these 5 sets of colorful pebbles using the book as inspiration.



Color, pebble shape, and line drawings transform stones into a simple fruit combo.

Fruit Salad: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna

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Who can resist quirky owls painted on stones?

 Wise Owls: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna


Criss-cross lines and dots can be painted on any shape of rock. Mix up the colors and designs for your own pebble crossing.

Let's Get Linear: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna


Your imagination can run wild with painted mushroom rocks.

Mushrooms: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna


The color and design possibilities are endless for painting fish fins and scales on rocks.

Fish Out of Water: inspired by "Rock Art!" by Denise Scicluna

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