Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering.
Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

Colored Pencils To Paint Rocks

I know this page is called rock painting… but that doesn’t mean we can’t occasionally play with other mediums on our rocks!

Take, for instance, colored pencils! They work great on rocks. You can blend with them and create a whole new look.

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Step by step instructions for using colored pencils on rocksDid you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

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The most important supply for this project is colored pencils.

When using colored pencils on rocks you will want to pick a decent colored pencil. If they are too cheap they won’t have the waxy consistency you will need for blending. So experiment with what you have around the house. If it isn’t working this is most likely the reason.

Today we are going to talk about blending. Start with a light layer of pencil on your rock. You will slowly be building up the color as you blend. Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

I went light on the inside and dark on the outside. Use Colored Pencils to make a base coat on rocks-

You will see there is still a lot of rock showing through. Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

Now start with your second layer. I added some white in the middle. Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

Then used my light blue to start blending. See how the rock is getting covered a bit more.Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

Slowly increase the pressure as you add on your layers of color. Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

Finally, you can take your finger and blend it around. Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

You will get some on your skin, but it is easy to wash off. Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

I used my colored pencil rock for a hand lettering rock. You can paint a picture on it too.

How to paint a base coat with colored pencils.

Pin this rock painting tutorial to your favorite Pinterest board!Did you know that you can use colored pencils to paint rocks? This inexpensive and versatile craft supply is perfect for created blended base coats and a smooth surface for hand lettering. #basecoat #coloredpencils #howtopaintrocks #rockpaintingsupplies #rockpainting #forbeginners #rockpainting101

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