Rock Art!: Painting and Crafting with the Humble Pebble (Paperback)
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Great uses for rocks: throwing, skipping, kicking...how about painting? Rock painting is one of the oldest forms of artistic expression known to man. The varied surfaces, shapes, and sizes of rocks also make them perfect for crafts. From brooches to bookends, paperweights to place cards, miniature owls to patterned pebbles, you can create just about anything with the right rock and a bit of imagination. In Rock Art , visual artist Denise Scicluna provides inspiration and advice for rocking our artsy side with: Tips for finding and identifying rocks and preparing them for paintTechniques for creating the perfect rock from polymer clayA guide to gathering tools, from paint, pencils, and brushes to wood filler and varnishDozens of projects for bringing pebbles to life with personality and style
Simple, step-by-step instructions, and more than 250 full-color illustrations that practically pop off the page make this fun and unusual book perfect for crafters of all ages.