Stone Painting for Kids
Designs to Spark Your Creativity
This follow-up to the best-selling The Art of Stone Painting offers a kid-friendly version of an engaging activity that helps promote creativity. Popular stone artist F. Sehnaz Bac, a seasoned archaeologist who markets her painted Sassi dell'Adriatico (Stones of the Adriatic) on Etsy, presents step-by-step instructions for simple projects, accompanied by full-color photographs. Her introduction explains how to find and choose stones, which supplies are safe for kids to use, how to set up a workspace, simple techniques, and other helpful tips.
A fun variety of projects begins with illustrations of basic shapes, numbers, and letters; designs for human figures and faces, animals, and natural motifs-- flowers, trees, and stars. Other activities include painting stones from games such as dominos, chess, and tic-tac-toe. Kids will learn how to assemble multiple stones fro picture making and storytelling as well as lettering techniques for writing names and words on pebbles.