Crab Rock Painting Craft For Kids
Ever since I watched The Little Mermaid as a child I have always loved crabs, especially cartoon style crabs. Sebastian is such a fun character and I love his Jamaican accent.
Today we have a fun Crab on a rock themed rock painting craft for the kids to try. It is really easy and fun to do. Whether your a child or an adult this could be super fun to make. Enjoy.
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Rock Stone Painting Supplies
How To Paint A Crab On A Stone
First I sketched my crab onto a sketch pad.
This helped me to work out what I wanted my crab to look like. I then drew my image onto the rock using a pencil.
Next I painted over the pencil outline with a thin white posca pen.
I coloured in the crabs eyes and then began to colour the main body with a thick red posca pen.
The next step was to outline my crab using the black posca pen.
Once the main outlines was drawn, I added black eyes, spots to the crabs face and small details.
I used a metallic red pen to add shadow to the crab and added some white dots for detail.
The crab is now finished. I can’t wait to make some more stones.
You can check out what I’ve made so far over in my rock stone category here!
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- One rock stone
- 1 lead pencil
- Posca Pens
- Sketch Paper
- Paint Tray (optional)
1. Sketched my crab onto a sketch pad.
2. Painted over the pencil outline with a thin white posca pen.
3. Colour the crab's eyes and then began to colour the main body with a thick red posca pen.
4. Outline my crab using the black posca pen.
5. Add black eyes, spots to the crabs face and small details.
6. Use a metallic red pen to add shadow to the crab and add some white dots for detail.
The crab is now finished.
About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!