Painting Monster Rocks is a lot of Fun!
It’s super popular right now to be painting rocks and even more so with a monster theme. Yesterday we went live on our Facebook Page and shared with you our first time painting and creating some Rock Monsters! My two daughters and myself painted a few rocks and had a lot of fun doing it. You don’t have to be super fancy or talented to paint and have fun. Painting Monster Rocks is lots of fun!
- Rocks (try looking around your area for some flat ones)
- Paint (we used acrylic)
- Paint Brushes
I always work with simple you guys. When I’m painting with my kids we always put down newspaper or something to protect where we will be painting. My girls are older now so they were able to work on a piece of paper. You can use table mats, newspaper, trash bags, or cardboard. I use jars from pickles and olives to store my brushes in and rinsing water. For my acrylic paint I grab Apple Barrel paint from Walmart for $0.50 a bottle. Walmart is pretty affordable for nice quality art supplies.
A good idea is to coat your rocks with base coat of white paint. This should help the color you choose to really pop. If you don’t want to do this method you can totally paint right on the rock. You may need a layer or two of paint depending on the color you are looking for. Some paints have more color pigment in them then others.
After your get your base color coat for your Monsters you want to start creating faces. We sketched some out before hand so we knew what we wanted on them. You can even take a pencil and sketch on the rock where you want the face. Be sure to allow the paint to dry between layers. You can use a blow dryer on low setting to help assist the drying to go faster.
Sky is the limit when it comes to creating art! Let your little ones imagination run wild with these. It’s super fun to come up with creative Monster Rock looks. My girls added some bow ties, bows and other features to theirs.
This little Monster Rock is my favorite one I did. Does it remind you or anyone? These were so much fun to paint together.
Let us know if you are into rock painting and if you have tried these Monster Rocks before! We would love to see your creations!
Watch our live video while we create our own Monster Rocks!