Making Name Rocks

2,732

35

4

About: Retired, doing art work now. Great. Have the time and the money to spend doing what I want to do.

A fun technique I came up with is to put names on rocks.  Small, hand size or egg size rocks are used, but you can use any size you like.  I cut the names out of styrofoam on a hotwire, and add tiles made from styrofoam as well.  Make a name-rock for your favorite person, they can be decorated in various ways, add jewels, beads, or any other item you like. I've even grouted the "tiles" with real tile grout. That gives an additional dimension to the art project.

Teacher Notes

Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.

I Made It Photo Contest

Participated in the
I Made It Photo Contest

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • Book Character Costume Challenge

      Book Character Costume Challenge
    • Made with Math Contest

      Made with Math Contest
    • Cardboard Speed Challenge

      Cardboard Speed Challenge

    4 Discussions

    0
    None
    leonardml

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Very nice. Like how you've taken something ordinary and made it extraordinary. Great job!