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Breckenridge Fine Arts Center to host rock painting workshops

Breckenridge Fine Arts Center to host rock painting workshops
July 30
08:20 2021

The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center will host rock painting workshops on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Rock Painting 101 for teens and adults will be offered from 3 to 5 p.m. The class will include details such as rock preparation, base coating, painting techniques and applying finish; it will be open to teens and adults only. The cost of Rock Painting 101 will be $25; all supplies and two rocks will be furnished.

Another class, offered earlier in the day, is already full. The Kindness Rocks Workshop, a rock painting workshop for ages 6 to adult, will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

To register for Rock Paining 101, send an email to info@breckenridgefineart.org. The Breckenridge Fine Arts Center is located at 207 N. Breckenridge Ave. For more information, call 254-559-6602.

Several local residents participate in a group that paints rocks and then hides them around the area for others to find. According to the “Big Country ROCKS” Facebook page, the group aims to “spread happiness, love and inspiration through the simple gesture of painting rocks and ‘hiding’ them throughout the community for people to find. This is a community-building group meant to inspire creativity in all ages and bring kids/families back together again in a world gone completely wild.”

(Top photo courtesy of the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center)

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