Paint a Frankenstein’s monster for a spooky and fun Halloween rock painting idea. He’s cute and creepy and perfect for kids to find while their trick or treating!
Frankenstein’s monster rocks
Making a friendly Frankenstein’s monster rock for Halloween was a must.
There is something about this character I have always loved! I grew up loving the movie Abbott and Castello Meet Frankenstein. Ever since I have had a soft spot for Frank I guess.
I, of course, gave him a friendly look for hiding around the neighborhood and broke it down step by step so you can make your very own!
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Step by step instructions for this friendly Frankenstein
You can grab the Posca pens that I used on this painted rock here.
I started by creating my head shape all in white. Basically, a large U shape with a rounded off the top. Then added a few low ears to the side. Starting with white here will help my colors pop a bit better on this dark rock.
Next, I started blocking out my shapes. A zigzag hairline and a heavy brow shadow are a must.
Then you can add on eyes, a smile, and even the scar. This is just more for a layout as we will be painting over a lot of this in a bit. It’s just good to get an idea of how you want it to look!
Now we start to make him green. I started at the top and worked back and forth between a dark shade and a lighter shade. All the way down to the browline. Use your darker color to create wrinkles and shading.
Then work down to your lower half. I laid out my darker green first.
Then filled in with the lighter green.
Last I went back with the darker green to move the color around a bit until I like the look. He never had great skin so an even tone is not what I was going for here.
After his skin has dried go back in with your black. I use a 1M Posca for all of my lines, it just makes things easier for me.
Go around his eyes, add a nose, a crooked smile makes him look friendly, add some dots in his ears, and last but not least a classic scar on his forehead.
This friendly Frankenstein’s monster is perfect to gift or to hide around town this Halloween season! I hope you give it a try!