How to Paint a Kawaii Flamingo Rock Painting Ideas
Create these adorable Kawaii flamingo rock painting ideas using just a few colors of paint. Use any style or size of rock you have on hand to get started.
Read below to learn how to draw a flamingo in two styles, the tips and tricks to create bright, vibrant colors on dark rocks, and the cleanest lines and outlines.
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Flamingo Painted Rocks in Two Styles
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I’m moving from Seattle, WA to Austin, TX soon and there a few things I refuse to move: potting soil, scrap wood, and random rocks. It so happens that neighbors loved the soil and wood but I didn’t have a single taker on the rocks. Shocking, yes? haha
I decided to create a little set of summer-themed rocks for my daughter to hide at the neighborhood park and this group was born. Two flamingos and a little gnome wearing a flamingo print hat – I just love the colors.
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Tips for Making Rock Paintings with Bright Colors
- Always, always, always paint a base layer of white. You can use chalk paint, acrylic, or gesso, but lay it down to help your colors pop.
- Lightly pencil in the design if you’re working with lighter hues or less saturated colors. Erasing sometimes creates a bigger mess than if you just would have left the errant pencil marks…
- The basic shapes for a flamingo in Kawaii style are:
- a circle for the head,
- a hook for the beak,
- a sideways tear drop for the body,
- a candy cane,
- lines for legs (in a backward 4 shape), and
- simple triangles for the feet.
- Below, I share how to create the Kawaii flamingo painting but all three rocks are shared in the full tutorial on YouTube.
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How to Draw a Kawaii Flamingo and Paint it in Summer Colors
Below is the written and printable tutorial for the Kawaii flamingo painted rock. For a tutorial on all three, watch the full length How to Paint Flamingo Rocks for Summer on YouTube.
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More Rock Painting Ideas You Might Like
- Kawaii Face Rock Painting – This is SO popular because it’s easy and I give you fun tricks to make the faces without having to actually draw anything.
- Kawaii Food Story Stones – These adorable little rocks were inspired by the vintage dancing food court items at the start of movies. It went horribly awry. LOL
- Kawaii Weather Story Stones – Make a set of adorable story stones to help little humans learn the weather and create their own tales.
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very fun ideas for crafts