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Easy Halloween Rock Painting Ideas: Halloween Story Stones

How to paint simple Halloween story stones - spider, jack-o-lantern, bat #paintedrocks #rockpainting

Want some super simple and easy rock painting ideas for Halloween? Have I got a tutorial for you!

THREE tutorials in fact! A bat, a jack-o-lantern and a spider.

I'll walk you step-by-step through three easy rock painting tutorials that are perfect for Halloween.

These Halloween painted rocks are a really fun and simple rock painting idea that is super easy and fun to create. 

If you're looking for an easy and simple rock painting activity to try with your kids then this is a great Halloween themed craft to try out. 

These Halloween painted rocks are great for a beginner and can be painted by both kids or adults.

Enjoy! 

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Easy Halloween Painted Rocks
a step-by-step rock painting tutorial

Halloween painted rocks - friendly spider, goofy bat and happy jack-o-lantern

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How to Draw a Bat on a Painted Rock for Halloween

Drawing around the halloween  bat rock stone with a white posca pen

How to paint a Halloween Bat Painted Rock step 1: 

Painting the Outline of the halloween bat onto the stone

Begin by painting the outline of your Halloween bat onto the stone. 

Add eyes using a white posca paint pen and outline with the black paint pen. 

How to paint a Halloween Bat Painted Rock step  2:

coloring in the bat using a black posca pen

Next, fill in the body of the bat using black Acrylic paint or your black posca pen.

How to paint a Halloween Bat Painted Rock step  3: 

Drawing around the halloween  bat rock stone with a white posca pen

Outline the black bat using a thin white posca pen. This will define your bat painted rock and make it stand out more.

How to Draw a Spider on a Painted Rock for Halloween

Halloween spider painted rock tutorial

How to paint a Halloween Spider Painted Rock step 1:

Painting white eyes onto the spider rock stone
Now it's time to paint the spider!

Find a rock stone which stands up.

Use your pencil to draw a spider onto the rock as shown and add a little string to create the effect of the spider hanging.

Paint some white eyes using a thin white posca paint pen.

How to paint a Halloween Spider Painted Rock step 2: 

drawing the outline of the halloween spider onto the rock stone with a black posca pen

Cover the pencil markings with a thin black posca pen to create the body and legs of the spider. 

How to paint a Halloween Spider Painted Rock step 3:

filling in the spider body on the painted rock with black paint

Now fill in the spider with a thick black posca pen and add dots to the white eyes. 

Halloween spider painted rock tutorial

How to Draw a Jack-o-Lantern on a Rock

Completed halloween pumpkin rock stone


 How to paint a Halloween Pumpkin Painted Rock step  1: 



How to draw a jack-o-lantern on a rock

To paint the Halloween Pumpkin, draw the outline onto a rock.

Paint the pumpkin face using an orange posca pen.

If you don't have an orange paint pen you could use a paint brush and acrylic paint instead.


How to paint a Halloween Pumpkin Painted Rock step  2: 

drawing around the halloween pumpkin with a black posca pen

Fill in eyes, nose and mouth using a black posca pen and then paint the pumpkin stalk with a green paint pen.

Next use the thin black posca pen to outline the pumpkin.

How to paint a Halloween Pumpkin Painted Rock step  3: 

Completed halloween pumpkin rock stone

The final step is to add black lines at the top and bottom of the pumpkin.

Seal them!

You now have a Halloween bat, a spider and jack-o-lantern pumpkin.

You can now seal your stones with a clear spray sealer and put the stones together or spread them out for kids to find.

The choice is yours! 

Here is a tutorial for painting halloween rocks a spider, pumpkin and bat

If you love this painted rocks project, don't forget to share it!

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Angela Milnes The Inspiration Edit

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Angela Milnes is an award winning family lifestyle and crafts blogger at The Inspiration Edit. Angela has a daughter and is the owner of bichon dogs, Yoda and Casper. The Inspiration Edit shares fun ideas for kids and family, including fantastic recipes, fun craft ideas and painted rock tutorials. You can find Angela on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram

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