Star Wars Rock Buddies
YOU WILL NEED:
- Smooth stones
- Newspaper or plastic tablecloth
- Acrylic paints
- Clear nail polish
STEP ONEPick out and clean the stone you'd like to paint. Use elongated stones for the heads of battle droids, heart-shaped stones for Yoda, and wide ovals for astromechs.
Place newspaper or a plastic tablecloth down on your work surface before you start painting.
STEP TWOPaint your rock the color of your character of choice -- yellow for C-3PO, white for R2-D2, green for Yoda and so on.
STEP THREELightly draw the design of the faces and other details of the character you're painting onto the rock.
Paint in the details with the acrylics. Let dry.
Coat the painted rock with clear nail polish on one side. Allow it to dry then coat the other side.
The painted rock buddies make excellent planter decorations or even paperweights for your desk.