Hey friends! Are you looking for fall rock painting ideas? This delicious autumn picked-apple design is simple and sweet for celebrating everything that fall brings. Cooler, crisp air, walks through the apple orchard, boots and hoodies… can’t you just about smell autumn when you look at this cartoonish basket of apples?
HERE’S WHAT YOU WILL NEED.
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- Acrylic Paints
- Varnish (I prefer the paint-on type, but spray varnish works fine too)
- Paint Palette
- Permanent Marker
- Mod Podge or Craft Glue
- Stamps and Archival Inks (optional)
For this apple-themed painted rock, I used aqua, red, green, brown, black and white acrylic paints. You may want to sketch this design in pencil onto your rock on a painted background. Once you’re happy with your lines, then start painting! You can cover all pencil lines (and pencil errors) with new paint.
Don’t forget to add your hashtags to the back of your rock so others can share it and join in the fun! A Sharpie marker works great for adding messages, just be sure to brush it with a light coat of Mod Podge or craft glue so that the varnish doesn’t smear your lettering. For more detailed instructions, please check out my How To Make Painted Rocks post.
Don’t forget to add #PaintHappy to your painted rocks, and join in the fun in the new Paint Happy Rocks community! Share photos of your fall rock painting ideas with me here:
Thanks for joining me today, and happy painting!