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What Art Supplies Do You Need Besides Rocks for Painting?

Regarding low cost of finance to purchase the necessary materials is one of the key advantages of rock
painting. To create your own stone artwork, you will need the following materials:

  • suitable rocks
  • brushes
  • paints
  • markers
  • primer
  • fixative
  • pencil
  • stencil drawing
If you are an experienced artist, you can create a drawing right away, without using a stencil or pencil sketch. For painting stones, acrylic or gouache is best suited, but you are free to choose according to your taste. You can find, make yourself, or buy rocks to paint on. Primer and fixative are optional materials and will come in handy if you decide to prime an uneven stone or fix a design later. You can consult with an art supply store seller or browse our catalog to find the right brushes and paints for your artwork. Please note that our markers are also acrylic based, in which case you will not need a brush to create your painting. Even a child can paint stones with a marker. Sea pebbles are the best option for beginners in drawing and for creating ensembles of rock designs, since they do not require a primer.

Where to Buy Rocks for Painting and How to Choose?

If you haven't had time to replenish your supply of seashells during your seaside vacation this year, try looking for a suitable material in a nearby park or garden. Also, you can make artificial stones for painting yourself with your own hands. Our guide on making artificial stone will help you master this craft. Another good option is to buy prepared stones offered by Artistro. Since we are rock art fans like you, we produce the best tools for painting on rocks ourselves. Today Artistro has become the favorite supplier of thousands of rock painters.Depending on the final idea of ​​your artwork, you can choose:

  • smooth even stones
  • natural rocks
  • artificial stones
  • natural pebbles
  • white pebbles
  • round rocks
  • tablet stones
  • drawing set with stones
Why smooth stones for crafts are the best choice? If you want to create an original design, then a stone of an unusual shape and size may suit you. But remember that working on uneven surfaces is more difficult, and porous stone will absorb a lot of paint. If you're willing spend extra time and effort to get an original painted rock, go for it. In general, it is recommended to use smooth and even stones for work. This way you can get started right away without wasting time priming or sanding the surface.

Where Can You Buy Rocks for Painting?

We are pleased to offer you natural and environmentally friendly stones for designs of any complexity. The range of Artistro includes:

  • Rock Painting Kit - special ready-made kit for painting
  • Tablet rocks for rock painting - prepared tablet stones
  • Gray small rocks for rock painting - natural gray pebbles
  • Big rocks for rock painting - a set of stones for work with larger projects
We have prepared for you different variations of stones, which you can combine and select according to your idea to create unique masterpieces. Artistro large and small stones will become the desirable canvas for your future stone designs. Tablet rocks are our special offer, they will complement your interior and allow you to create the complete pictures in volume. Try our Rock Painting Kit, it's a great gift for kids and adults. You can introduce your child to art and have fun with the whole family. It's also a great option if you don't want to spend extra time searching for art materials separately and waste time preparing them.