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Painted Rocks by Cindy Thomas

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unique nativity sets and nativity scene figures hand-painted on Colorado river rocks and stones

 
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About Me

My desire is to create art that speaks to the heart and brings a smile to your face.

I am fascinated and delighted when I discover the unexpected in a piece of art.  Rock painting enables me to create one-of-a-kind, endearing objects for people of all ages and walks of life from an unexpected material found all around me in southeastern Colorado - rocks and stones.

As a believer in simple, natural, economical living, I’m recycling an ordinary item into something extraordinary.  Each application of paint brings the rock to life with a one-of-a-kind appearance that becomes a unique conversation piece when used as part of the Christmas nativity scene.

Watch this video to see how I transformed rocks and stones into endearing home and garden decor in 2014.



Learn more about the art of rock painting on my blog, Painting Rock & Stone Animals, Nativity Sets & More.

Painting Rock & Stone Animals, Nativity Sets & More Hand painted rocks - crafts, ideas, and tips to inspire creativity, delight the heart, and bring a smile to your face.

  • Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring and Transforming Stones
    published on November 17th, 2018 at 08:38 AM
    I checked out this recently-published book: Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring and Transforming Stones by Samantha Sarles.Note: When you click on certain links in this ...
  • Before & After Painted Rocks: Dogs
    published on September 21st, 2018 at 08:38 AM
    Here are the rocks I used to paint various types dogs. Most often I chose a loaf-shaped rock for a reclining dog.This is Max. He was a memorial stone and special request. Max was also used in my blog ...
  • Before & After Painted Rocks: Cats
    published on June 29th, 2018 at 08:38 AM
    Here are the rocks I used to paint various types of cats along with the sketches for the placement of the kitty's features.Sleepy Kitty - A Flora Tan DesignWhite Persian Cat - A Suzi Chua ...

 

You can see my other charming, painted rocks at High Plains Critters and Flickr.

 

Cindy Thomas of Pueblo, Colorado    

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The inspiration for my rock painting was Lin Wellford.

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