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Humans have been carving and drawing on rocks for thousands of years.

Find rocks in your neighborhood and use them as a canvas to make beautiful art of your own!

 

 

 

 

YOU WILL NEED

  • Flat rocks (river rocks are nice and smooth)
  • Soap and sponge
  • Paint, paintbrushes

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STEPS

 

1. Get inspired with these weird nature photos.

2. Clean your rocks with soap and sponge to make sure they are clean.

3. Start painting! Choose non-toxic paints.

4. Display your rocks in a garden or bring them inside to use as a paperweight or decoration.

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Make Rock Art

Photographs by Lori Epstein, NG Staff

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