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Fall is the perfect time to collect rocks and create fun and colorful fall painted rocks. Fall rocks are great for decor around the house, decorating your garden, using as part of table decor and more. See below for how to create this adorable fall truck painted rock.
Cute Fall Themed Truck Painted Rock Tutorial
If you’re a fan of the vintage truck design then this is a prefect fall project to try out this year. The best part is that it doesn’t need a lot of supplies! Don’t let my design intimidate you; this harvest truck design is actually really easy to create and paint onto a rock. You can also modify it a bit to fit your skill level – and don’t forget to paint the truck your favourite color!
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Fall Truck Painted Rock Supplies (affiliate links provided for convenience)
- Rocks –
- Paint Pens – Below are the best paint pens for decorating rocks.
- Sealant (optional)
Directions for Creating Your Own Fall Painted Rocks
1. Outline the Design on the Rock
With a pencil, trace the outline of the bottom half of the truck. Include the bed of the truck, the bumper, and the tires.
2. Draw the Window and Mirrors
Leave room for the “fall decoration” in the middle of the rock, above the bed of the truck. Then trace the top of the truck and the rearview mirrors.
3. Paint the Truck
Choose a bright color to use when coloring in your truck. Color the bed of the truck as well as the top of the truck. You can use gray and black for the bumper and tires.
4. Add Fall Designs
You can use your pencil again to trace any fun fall decor/items that you want in the back of the truck like flowers, pumpkins, or a barrel of apples. Don’t forget the rear view mirror in the middle of the windshield.
5. Fill in White Areas
Next, color in the windshield and rear view mirrors with white. Outline the rear view mirror on the windshield with black. Add red rear lights and draw white lines to accentuate the tire marks.
6. Draw the Banner
With your pencil, trace the outline of a banner on the back of the truck.
7. Fill it in
Fill in the banner with fun colors.
8. Outline and Add Details
Outline the truck, banner, and other items in black. Add groove lines to pumpkins.
9. Finishing Touches
Outline the flowers and add a few accent leaves. You can also add a few stray sprigs of wheat/straw. In a pretty font, write the words “happy fall!” on the back of the truck.
10. Apply Sealant
Optional: Seal the rock with sealant to complete the rock.
Quick Step by Step to Make a Fall Truck Painted Rock
- Sketch out the base of the truck and wheels onto the rock.
- Add the window and mirrors, leaving space for the truck’s contents (pumpkins, etc) to be added later.
- Draw in the designs for truck’s contents and paint frame of the truck in your choice of color.
- Paint the bumper grey and the wheels black.
- Fill in your truck bed’s contents however you like.
- Color in the white parts of the window and mirrors.
- Sketch out the banner and then fill it in with fun colors.
- Add fine details and outline everything in black.
- Write “Happy Fall” on the back.
- Optional: Seal your rock.
Once you finish your painted truck design you can have some fun creating other fall themed painted rocks. Try painting pumpkins, fall leaves, and sunflowers in coordinating colors to display with your truck. Or paint some trucks in different colors to give away as fun little “happy fall” gifts!
You could also adapt this design to paint a vintage truck for almost any holiday; just change the words and fill it with something seasonal.