Saturday, June 03, 2017

Art on the Rocks by F. Sehnaz Bac Review


Art on the Rocks: More than 35 colorful & contemporary rock-painting projects, tips, and techniques to inspire your creativity!

by F. Sehnaz Bac, Marisa Redondo and Margaret Vance

Publisher: Walter Foster

Trade Paperback , 128 Pages, 268 color images, 9” x 12”

$21.95 US / $28.95 US

ISBN 9781633222168

Following a comprehensive overview of the craft, including a review of the tools and materials, as well as how to gather and prep stones, three talented rock-painting artists demonstrate a range of techniques and 25 step-by-step tutorials on how to create a variety of painted stones featuring patterns, dots, animals, mandalas, nature motifs, and more. Art on the Rocks offers a colorful, modern approach to rock painting by taking artists and crafters through a dynamic exploration of techniques and projects that inspire and teach the art of creating beautiful painted stones. Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and invites creativity and originality, encouraging readers to customize the projects to their own taste

F. Sehnaz Bac is celebrated for her radiantly colorful and charming painted stones, which she sells on Etsy as I Sassi Dell'Adriatico (The Adriatic Stones). Sehnaz has more than 450,000 Facebook followers. She lives in Alba Adriatica, Italy, a small town on the Adriatic Sea.

Marisa Redondo works primarily with watercolors and oils and is fascinated by nature's creations and the little pieces of life that often go unnoticed, from the fine lines of feathers to the spores of a dandelion. Through watercolor she explores the organic patterns and intricate details impressed on everything from the earth. Learn more at

Margaret Vance paints beautifully vibrant and colorful rock art full of intricate detail and pattern. As in nature, no two painted stones are alike. Each stone and its design is unique. Margaret works with shape, size, and texture to create a singular mix of art and nature. Learn more at

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  I really enjoy the 35+ ideas and instructions included in this book to help even a beginner, paint on rocks.   it is fun and medium hard to do, but is a cool project for the kids.  

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