Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. All it takes is some paint, a few rocks and a little imagination! You'll learn how to draw each design on a rock with a pencil, then paint the details in whatever colors you choose. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The best rocks are those found along river beds dry or wet because they are very smooth. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. Also included are tips and tricks to make your rocks into masterpieces! They, and I, enjoy finding rocks of varying shapes and sizes here in Texas Hill Country, they're plenty, but also on the Oregon and Maine coastlines, where they live and rendering our artwork on them. After some productions delays, I'm delighted to announce that the new, enhanced version of Rock Painting for Kids is due out in May! Not only are the color photographs excellent and the step-by-step instructions well presented, but also the many finished examples show how fun and attractive and creative painted rocks can be.
You will also need , and the usual protective and cleanup supplies including an apron, soap and water for cleanup, pencil, and Sharpies for outlining details. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Their faces glow with such pride and accomplishment! Something I like especially in this book are the lizards. They can also produce useful items like doorsteps and bookends, and make each project look just like the real thing - or wild and wacky. Solid copy with unmarked text. Tips: Use washable paint for the first couple of rocks and younger aspiring painters. Pebbles can be butterflies or tropical fish.
The choice is yours--and so is the fun! The projects in this book can be completed with basic materials of a few rocks, a pencil, some paints and paintbrushes. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. Fun to do together when we have the chance to be together, or solo and keeping us connected as we share our creations. Some followed the book like me and others just went with their own ideas and got their creative juices flowing. Special art options for very young children are included.
All references, including websites, software recommendations, and additional readings have been updated in this edition. All it takes is some paint, a few rocks and a little imagination! Adults, grab a rock and do a project next to your child. When I purchased the first one, I had to get another, because the book is so good! All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. It has a wealth of information covering every conceivable content area that would be encountered in an early childhood classroom, as well as up to grade 5. Paint all of your favorite foods on rocks — strawberries, cookies, pizza — anything your taste buds desire! This book offers up a variety of animals ranging from easy frogs and mice to penguins, skunks, squirrels, calves, foals, bears, wolves and leopards. Competing with video-everything these days is a feat, and this book delivers. Let's get started, shall we? This would be a wonderful hobby for those who enjoy crafts and don't want to do large paintings.
Or just paint something for fun. Lin Wellford literally wrote the book on turning rocks into art, but rocks have been used as a painting surface since cavemen first began decorating the walls of their caves. Of course the ideas, patterns and methods would work for anyone, but it also shows you step-by-step which color to use, what to draw on the rock, etc. Find out what paint to use and get crafty! Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Easy-to-follow pictures and instructions show kids how to turn stones into everything from racecars and lizards to teddy bears and flowers! We had a great time doing this. Sample of some of the artists and companion activities: Andy Warhol - Package Design Bev Doolittle - Camouflage Draw Dale Chihuly - Pool Spheres Maya Lin - Memorial Plaque Jasper Johns - Encaustic Flag Joseph Raffael - Shiny Diptych Roy Lichtenstein - Comic Sounds Thomas Jefferson - Clay Keystone Edward Hopper - Wash Over Grant Wood - Gothic Paste-Up Wolf Kahn - Layered Pastel Jackson Pollock - Great Action Art Mary Cassatt - Back-Draw Monoprint Louis Comfort Tiffany - Bright Windows Hans Hofmann - Energetic Color Blocks Rube Goldberg - Contraption Georgia O'Keeffe - Paint with Distance 2009 Moonbeam Children's Bronze Award 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award Category: Juvenile Nonfiction. If you're looking for a project for kids that is fun, cheap, easy, creative, and engaging for at least 30+ minutes, buy the book--you won't be sorry.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Or just paint something for fun. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Hatch them and find out. All it takes is some paint, a few rocks and your imagination! Also included are tips and tricks to make your rocks into masterpieces! Rocks and pebbles have frequently been used to make craft projects, but they can be used for so much more. Stone buildings perfect for creating your very own city Rockburgers and other fun foods--you wouldn't want to eat these, but they sure look tasty Cootie bugs and racecars Which one is faster? You can make each project look just like the real thing or as wild and wacky as you prefer.
It is scheduled for release fall 2018. Easy-to-follow instructions from rock painting expert Lin Wellford will teach you how to create: Rockasaurs Stone buildings Rockburgers and other fun foods Flowers Teddy bears And other awesome rock projects perfect for decorating any space! All it takes is some paint, a few rocks and your imagination! The ideas in the book cover a range of difficulty from easy to moderate and include enough instruction for most anyone to grasp. They, and I, enjoy finding rocks of varying shapes and sizes here in Texas Hill Country, they're plenty, but also on the Oregon and Maine coastlines, where they live and rendering our artwork on them. They can make each project look just like the real thing or wild and wacky. Teddy bears cute enough to cuddle! Fun to do together when we have the chance to be together, or solo and keeping us connected as we share our creations. After opening the book for the first time, she tried to make the bear. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
You'll learn how to draw each design on a rock with a pencil, then paint the details in whatever colors you choose. My 7-year-old has been telling me she will be an artist since she learned to speak. The choice is theirs-and so is the fun! Choose from food rocks, critters of all kinds, including kitties, puppies, turtles, snakes, even dinosaurs! Lin takes viewers step-by-step through the process of choosing the right rock shape for each animal, laying out the design, base coats, shading and highlighting, with special emphasis on painting fur lines and realistic eyes. Students will find this book to be a continual resource throughout their professional careers. Could be aliens, could be dragons--who knows? A book that has been read but is in good condition. Allow to dry between adjacent colours.