How to Paint on Rocks
When you paint on rocks you will want paint that will stick to a variety fo surfaces, be able to cope with different weather conditions and to to have a high pigment so that it won't need too many coats. Acrylic paint is ideal for this.
There are a variety of paints and tools you can use. The option of paint pens can be great for rocks for finer details.
Paints to use:
- acrylic paint
- acrylic patio paint
- Martha Acrylic Paint
- Posca paint marker pens
- Pigma Micron Fine Line - for fine outlines
- POSCA Black & White - Fine to Medium Set - for outlines
- Metallic Markers Glitter Paint Pen Calligraphy Brush Pens
- Paint brushes suitable for acrylic paints, include some fine ones for the details!
- Water base glue sealer or acrylic varnish to seal it (optional for longevity and out door use)
Ideas for rock painting:
- paint a base layer for extra va va voomf
- patterns, lines, dots, dashes, swirls, shapes
- tiny houses
- quotes and words of inspiration
- dots with earbuds or erasers on end of pencils
The ideas are endless, have a search for 'rock painting' on Pinterest to get lost in awesome rock art!