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I love that when you paint these heart rocks you can really play around with so many different color combinations! You can also use this painting technique with so many other crafts. You will be surprised just how easy these are to make.
Paint Pen Heart Supplies
These painted hearts make perfect kindness rocks. If you are looking for nice stones we have some in the link below. Other than that make sure you have water-based (acrylic) paint pens. This way you can blend them together and easily clean them if needed after. I used fine time and medium tips for my colors and an extra fine white for the dotting.
Paint Pen Painted Hearts Step-by-Step
Below you will find step by step images on how to create this design. There is a full video tutorial after if you are looking for more details or tips!
Start by placing a heart down. Then create stripes inside and a bit over the edge of your heart. Play around with different color combinations, even white. Make sure to doodle off the tips of your paint pens to get off any other colors. Make sure to make all of your stripes in the same direction.
Once you are happy with the blend in your heart, pick one of your colors to trace the outer edge of your rock. Then fill in until you have your heart shape left filled with stripes. Finally, go around your striped heart with dots. If you don’t have a extra fine tip paint pen you can use acrylics and a tooth pick.
Play around with different colors and the direction of your stripes! There are endless combinations!
- If you are using this tutorial to paint a rock, make sure to seal your painted rocks before putting them out into the world!
Posca Paint Pen Hearts Video Tutorial
Want to see it in action? Watch the video tutorial
Pin this rock painting idea to your favorite Pinterest board!
I hope you have a chance to try this painting tutorial! Take a minute and pin it to share and save it for later!