Tips and Tools for Drawing on Rocks
The pictures of my rock doodles are some of my most popular pictures on my Instagram page. The first question I get asked is where do I find such smooth rocks? I'm lucky enough to
Let it Snow!
Happy Fall - almost Winter to everyone. Where has the year gone? It was just Summer! Oh but I love Winter though. Snowmen, skiing, Christmas, holiday lights, and of course the proverbial bad holiday movie that comes out every year. LOL! I've been painting again and I wanted to show you all my latest snowmen creations. I got several custom orders for snowmen and other things from my Etsy store. A customer in Rhode Island ordered my snowman paperweight, then ordered 5 more! They're painted…
PURPLE PASSION at the HOUSE of ROCK - adorable rock art
In pursuit of bold, inspiring hues for our garden, we've borrowed the powerful and passionate color purple for our latest house that rocks. And a purple house is not complete without a yellow door. No HOA guidelines to worry about here! Display in your garden, home, office - anywhere! Approx Measurements: 3" x 7" x 2.5"
Jewel Drop Mandala Painted Stone- Giant Sea Urchin
Jewel Mandala Ocean Stones I found this splendid, smooth round stone on a beach on Vancouver Island This stone is approximately 7 cm in diameter and is rather heavy which is why the postage is higher. I have had painted it with acrylic paints in a one of a kind mandala. I then seal it with matte varnish to protect it. Each stone is signed on the back (my initials in braille). These stones are perfect for decorating a special space, used as a paper weight or a tool for meditation. NOT…
Painted Stones Tutorial
Painted Stones ... What you need: Gesso - any brand will do. Liquid Acrylic Paint (I use Daler Rowney Acrylic Artists Ink - comes in lots of colours) Three brushes I like to use are: for painting thin lines and making dots I use a 10/0 and a 5/0 Robert A Wade NEEF 970 Taklon Round. I also use a general flat 6 or 8 for painting the gesso on with. A dish to put your ink into (Note: you only need a very little amount of ink/paint) Some paper towels. A water dish Smooth clean River stones (I…