20+ Star Wars Inspired Rock Painting Ideas

painted rocks inspired by star wars

If you are a seasoned rock painter looking for painted rock ideas or just a Star Wars lover looking for easy Star Wars crafts, these painted rocks are perfect for you! 

With episode 8: The Last Jedi set to come out next month, everyone is Star Wars crazy! 

Hide them near the movie theater as part of the hide and seek rocks game or give them to your favorite Star Wars lover. Everyone is sure to fall in love with these DIY droids, jawas, ewoks and more.


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Star Wars inspired rock painting ideas

DIY Star Wars Rock Painting Ideas

Star Wars painted rocks

These Star Wars jawa rocks are equal parts adorable and easy to make. Amanda at Crafts by Amanda teaches you how: How to Paint Star Wars Jawa Rocks

Star Wars Darth Vader painted rock

The adorable little Darth Vader reminds me of a three year old playing dress up because of how short he is - or maybe he's just a baby Darth Vader? Either way, learn how to paint a Darth Vader rock here.


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These simple Star Wars rocks were uploaded directly to Pinterest so they don't appear to have a coordinating tutorial. If you know the basics of line drawing, though, you should be able to follow along using craft paint or Posca paint pens. See the original on Pinterest.


 Find the tutorial at StarWars.com

Is intergalactic destruction more your style? This adorable Death Star rock (yes! adorable. Death Star.) is perfect! Get the tutorial from StarWars.com but remember that you shouldn't hide rocks with things glued to them so better to keep this one for yourself.


 Get the tutorial for how to paint a Star Wars Death Star rock here

Speaking of intergalactic destruction, how about this "Twinkle, twinkle little [death] star" rock? It's equal parts charming and cunning. Plus it's a super easy rock for beginners to paint. Get the tutorial for how to paint a Star Wars Death Star rock here.


Star Wars painted rocks

Tired of painting your own rocks and just want someone to do it for you? These sweet mandala style R2D2 and C3PO painted rocks are from the KristaWinkArt Etsy shop. These are the droids you're looking for.


 Check them out on instagram here!

Jawa, Princess Leia, Yoda, Chewbacca and R2D2 are all featured in this series of rocks painted by Deirdre using ink and copic markers. Check it out on Instagram here.


Temporary Tattoos on painted Star Wars rocks

If painting really detailed pictures isn't your style, you can do what Hollie from Hillsboro, OR did and apply a tattoo to rock with a plain white background. She says she got these tattoos at the dollar store! Learn how to apply temporary tattoos to rock here!


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If you have a soft spot for R2D2, you will love this cute painted rock from Pinterst user Tracy Pattison. Check it out on Pinterest here.


 Holly B Hadfield of Art by Holly B on Etsy

The realism in this Chewy painted rock is so impressive! I love how you can see the individual strands of fur! This rock was painted by Holly B Hadfield of Art by Holly B on Etsy.


 Painted by Tami Arnett of TMIcraftiness on Etsy.

If you prefer your storm troopers a little on the fancier side, this sugar skull inspired helmet may be for you! Painted by Tami Arnett of TMIcraftiness on Etsy.

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This simple white-on-black Darth Vader helmet on a rock is perfect for helping you get in touch with your inner dark side. Check it out on Instagram here.


 R2D2 and C3PO painted rocks

Here is another set of everyone's favorite BFF Droids: R2D2 and C3PO. Sarah over at Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls painted this duo and she teaches you how she did it here: C3PO and R2D2 Painted Rocks.


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Awesome this Yoda rock is. Mmm hmm. View it you can on Instagram.


 Check it out on Etsy

This adorable R2D2 painted rock was made by FreemanUK. Check it out on Etsy here.


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