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Getting Cozy for Winter Painted Rocks

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

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Getting Cozy for Winter Painted Rocks

designed by Sonja Stevens

Get in on the painted rock trend with these winter-wear themed ones made with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Apple Green (DA518)
  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Turquoise Waters (DA525)

Other supplies

  • rocks
  • small acrylic paint brushes, assorted sizes and shapes (with fine tips for detailed work)
  • newspaper or dropcloth

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Wash the rock and let it dry completely before painting. Protect the work surface with a sheet of newspaper. Allow paint to fully dry between steps and when changing to a new color. Repeat each step as needed for additional coverage.

  1. For the mitten: Paint a mitten shape in Turquoise Waters.
  2. For the mitten: Paint a zigzag stripe in Apple Green.
  3. For the mitten: Paint another zigzag stripe in Cotton Ball.
  4. For the mitten: Mix Turquoise Waters with a small amount of Black Tie; use the mix to paint ribbing detail to the bottom band of the mitten.
  5. For the hat: Paint a hat shape in Turquoise Waters.
  6. For the hat: Mix Turquoise Waters with a small amount of Black Tie; use the mix to paint ribbing detail to the bottom band of the hat.
  7. For the hat: Paint a zigzag stripe in Apple Green.
  8. For the hat: Paint another zigzag stripe and a fluffy pom-pom in Cotton Ball. Mix Cotton Ball with a small amount of Black Tie and ue mix to add shading to the pom-pom.
  9. For the scarf: Paint a thick stripe around the entire rock toward the top end of the rock in Turquoise Waters. Paint the rest of the scarf in the same color. (See photo.)
  10. For the scarf: Mix Turquoise Waters with a small amount of Black Tie. Use mix to add shading to the scarf. Add more Black Tie to the Turquoise Waters and paint the fringe.
  11. For the scarf: Paint zigzag stripes in Apple Green.
  12. For the scarf: Paint another row of zigzag stripes in Cotton Ball.