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North Pole Christmas Painted Rock Idea

Learn to make this fun North Pole Christmas painted rock to display, give, or hide as a kindness rock this season. It’s in a fun, bright, cartoon style everyone loves!

North Pole Christmas Painted Rock

North Pole Christmas Painted Rock 

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we love to share as many Christmas rock painting ideas as we can think up (and paint ourselves). This week, I worked on something which has been in my head for ages! I saw something similar in a coloring book years ago and couldn’t stop thinking about.

And look at this gorgeous rock painting idea! If you’re hiding this rock, you can bet it will catch everyone’s eye.

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Christmas Rock Painting Idea for Kindness Rocks to Hide

Supplies for a North Pole Rock Painting 

If you’re a rock painter, you’ll likely have everything you need to get started. For those of you just joining the rock painting (or rock hiding / kindness rocks) family, I’ve linked some recommendations below.

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  • natural rock (I used a 4-ish inch rainforest pebble from Home Depot)
  • acrylic paints white and blue
  • fine-tip paint pens in red, white, green, dark green
  • optional, Micron pen (for fine detail work)
  • pencil
  • sealant (my choice is polyurethane after sealing the paint pens so they don’t run)

North Pole Christmas Rock Painting

How to Make a North Pole Christmas Rock Painting Idea 

I chose to do this in bright colors in a very cartoonish style. The way the colors just pop out of this rock is unreal! If you are creating a playlist of rock painting ideas, here is the North Pole painted rock video tutorial.

Yield: 1 Christmas Kindness Rock

North Pole Christmas Painted Rock Idea

North Pole Christmas Rock Painting

Learn to make this fun North Pole Christmas painted rock to display, give, or hide as a kindness rock this season. It’s in a fun, bright, cartoon style everyone loves!

Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • natural rock (I used a 4-ish inch rainforest pebble from Home Depot)
  • acrylic paints white and blue
  • fine-tip paint pens in red, white, green, dark green
  • sealant (my choice is polyurethane after sealing the paint pens so they don’t run)

Tools

  • pencil
  • Micron Pen

Instructions

  1. Lightly sketch a large sign staked into a pile of snow onto the rock. Make an outline in a snowglobe-style. Be sure to add a red and white twist pattern to the post in pencil.
  2. Paint the sky blue, keeping the outer edge of the rock clean and the sign. Fill in the sign (not the post) with white acrylic paint, as well as the snow drift. how to paint rocks for Christmas kindness rocks
  3. Using a red paint pen, color the top of the post and every other swirl. Fill in the white swirls with a white pen. See the video for more detail. Christmas rock painting ideas for 2018
  4. In black paint pen, write on “North Pole” or another phrase you’d like. Give the sign depth by using the black to create shadows. Add in a small holly and berry bunch and outline in the Micron if you’d like. 
  5. Use a pencil dipped in white acrylic paint to add snow to the scene. Seal the rock and you’re done with a North Pole Christmas painted rock. How to paint snow on rocks

Notes

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Bright rock painting with test which reads North Pole Christmas Painted Rock Idea

Diana Holmes

Monday 17th of December 2018

The North Pole mailbox is adorable. Great video, too. Thanks a lot. Di

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Tuesday 18th of December 2018

Thanks - I put it on a sugar cookie, too. It looked MUCH better on the rocks. :)

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