Learn all about blending paints on rocks to create beautiful backgrounds on your painted rocks.Become a master of blending paints on rocks. Tutorials for blending with acrylic paints, using paint pens to blend, even spray paint! Create fun backgrounds on your rocks with these easy tutorials. #rockpainting101

Blending paints on rocks

Blending paints on rocks. How hard could it be? Well, I wouldn’t say it is hard. There are just so many ways to go about it and so many variables to take into consideration.

Are you starting on a base coated rock? Does your rock absorb a lot of paint? Do you prefer acrylic to paint pens?

You’re in luck! We have lots of different tutorials to help you decide which way is best for you and tips to help you be as successful as possible as well.

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Blending Acrylic Paint on Rocks

This method of blending on your rocks is perhaps the easiest way to go. It was a tip from one of our rock painting tutorial members and has beginners jumping for joy because of its simplicity!This technique for painting a gradient base coat is fast and easy. Check out the step by step tutorial and you'll be creating amazing painted rocks in no time!

If you want a bit more precision in your blending you may want to give this beautiful blending technique a try.Paint a beautiful gradient background onto your rocks. These are perfect for kindness rocks and sunsets! #gradient #basecoat #rocks #rockpainting #howtopaintrocks #stonepainting #rockpainting101

I love how unique this radial blending technique is. Check out the tutorial here.

Not needing a complete blend and want to go with more of an ombre effect? Tutorial coming soon!

Blending Paint Pens on Rocks

You can start with the basics and blend 2 colors together. NO brushes are necessary.

If you want to get more technical you can grab a brush and a bit of water to pull off a beautiful blend of multiple colors. Perfect for a sunrise or sunset.This bright orange sunset rock has a lovely tree silhouette and two fun owls.

Other Paint Blending Techniques

If you are looking to make a fun blend on a bunch of rocks at once you might just want to give base coating your rocks with spray paint a try!Learn how to use spray paint to make beautiful kindness rocks! From hiding to gifting, you will want to check out this amazing technique. #kindnessrocks #spraypaint #howtobasecoat #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingideas #rockpainting101

Try one or two techniques for blending paints on rocks before deciding your favorite way to go.

Also remember you will learn a bit with each rock! If it doesn’t look perfect the first time that doesn’t mean you won’t improve a lot by rocks 2,3,& 4!

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