Painting Rocks with Metallic Paint Markers

metallic rock painting ideas

‘Hello, this is Tina from the craft store, your metallic paint markers just arrived!’ I had been waiting for the new shipment of metallic paint markers for a while and Tina had promised to call and let me know when they arrived. A short time later I sat in my car very excited and drove … Read more

Mother’s Day Rock Painting Ideas

mother's day rock

The 2nd Sunday in May is Mother’s Day. So there is still time to create a unique piece of art for your beloved mother. Instead of the annual Mother’s Day card, how about a unique mother’s day painted rock in her honor? Too difficult for you? Oh no, I’ll show you step by step how … Read more

Will Acrylic Paint Stick To Rocks

Acrylic paint will stick really well to rocks. I tried some different paints but after a while, I always came back to the acrylic paint. First I used a brush and paint in tubes but then I started painting with posca pens, they are the best! Good acrylic markers pens with round tips turned out … Read more

Marbled Backgrounds – Marbling Rocks With Acrylic Paint

snowflakes on marbled background

I mentioned earlier that one of my New Years’ resolutions is to keep posting my newest rocks. So far it hasn’t been really cold and we haven’t even had snow. But snow belongs to a nice winter so I started painting snowflakes. I did paint a few snowflakes on rocks with a marbled background. When … Read more

How To Seal Painted Rocks

Whether you’re a seasoned brush-and-palette wielder or an occasional artist who puts color on stone, there is no doubt painting rocks will be an activity that you’ll enjoy. What is just as important as the right choice of paints and the proper painting of rocks are the different techniques of how to seal painted rocks … Read more

How To Get Paint Off A Rock

how to get paint off a rock

The best thing about painting rocks is that it can be done by anyone with any level of artistic experience. Whether you’re an artist with professional training or the occasional brush wielder whose claim to fame was your 5th-grade art class masterpiece, rock painting has a very low barrier to entry, and that’s what makes … Read more

What Paint To Use On Rocks?

What paint to use on rocks

Rock can have a very smooth or rough porous surface. In the latter case, priming the rock surface helps to prevent too much paint from getting soaked up which would make detailed fine painting difficult. But not only a good primer is important, but the type of paint to use on rocks is just as … Read more