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20 Mandala Rock Painting Ideas

Mandala Rock Painting

Mandala rock painting is intricate and beautiful, and the amazing part is that anyone can create mandala rocks.

Mandala painted rocks are made using flat, washed stones, dotting tools of several sizes and acrylic paint. Typically, a central dot is painted in the middle of a mandala rock, and small patterns of symmetrical dots are painted in different colors around the central dot of the mandala rocks, creating a fluid, intricate pattern of dots in various colors and color combinations.

There are many colors combinations for mandala rocks, and we are going to share some gorgeous mandala rock painting ideas with you.

Mandala Rock Painting Ideas

Here are some of the best mandala rock painting ideas for you to be inspired to go out, find some smooth rocks or stones and try mandala painting on rocks yourself.

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MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 1

  • This mandala rock is painted black on the top part of the rock as a base color to paint the mandala pattern on
  • The base color of the central mandala dot is red with an orange dot overlay, and the dots vary in colors and size from the central dot

Mandala rock painting colors: black, red, orange, cyan, lime green, emerald green, yellow, purple, violet, white, coral.

Mandala Rock Painting Ideas

Mandala Rocks Painting

Mandala Stones

Mandala Rocks Painting Ideas

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 2

  • This mandala rock is created using an ombre
  • The base color on the mandala rock is black which makes the pattern stand out

Mandala rock painting colors: black, 3 shades of yellow for the big dots, 4 shades of green for the big green dots, red, 3 shades of orange for the big orange dots, small gold dots painted throughout with a row of bigger gold dots ascending in size to the outer edges, all centered around one gold central mandala circle in the middle and embellished with gold stick-on accents down the larger gold dots.

Mandala Rocks Painting

Mandala Rocks Painting Ideas

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 3

  • This mandala rock was painted entirely black before adding the mandala dots
  • Painting the mandala base black is popular because it really makes the mandala dots stand out, especially those light and bright colors

Mandala rock painting colors: The central mandala dot as well as the largest dots are painted burgundy as a base and are layered with red and pink for the central dot, and layered orange and yellow for the other large dots. For the other dots, they are white, yellow, cyan, yellow-orange, plum and green. Most of the smallest accent dots are white on this mandala painting which makes it really stand out against the black.

Mandala Rocks Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 4

  • This mandala rock is painted black as the base
  • This mandala rock is also painted with a natural theme, drawing inspiration from land, sun and sky

Mandala rock painting colors: Yellow, two shades of orange, emerald green, lime green, cyan, white

Mandala Rocks Painting

Mandala Rocks Painting Ideas

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 5

  • This mandala rock painting is similar to the very first mandala stone in this list, in that is using those beautiful jewel tone colors of the rainbow
  • The black base of this mandala stone painting is only around the very top of the stone, while the rest of the mandala is painted on the natural exposed part of the stone
Mandala rock painting colors: Cyan, a lighter shade of cyan, purple, lavender, lime green, yellow, orange-yellow, red, crimson, mauve, white, orange

Mandala Rocks Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 6

  • This mandala rock truly captures the colors of the rainbow
  • Instead of starting with the bold red of the rainbow, this mandala rainbow is painted from the color violet outward with the smaller dots

Mandala rock painting colors: The central mandala dot is orange, yellow and red in layers and the mandala dots surrounding the central dots are lavender, indigo, cyan, blue, teal, emerald green, green, lime green, yellow, red, orange, yellow-orange, pink, black and white

Mandala Rocks Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 7

  • Here is a unique metallic and earth tone mandala rock painting idea
  • The rock was painted black as a base to make the metallic mandala design pop

Mandala rock painting colors: black, pearl, yellow gold, gold, bronze, copper, gold

Mandala Rocks Painting

Mandala Rocks Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 8

  • This mandala rock was painted entirely black as a base
  • The intricate design of the mandala on this rock is focused primarily on the very top of the rock, leaving the black paint base exposed near the bottom and sides
  • The dots on this mandala rock start at the smallest point near the central mandala dot, and gradually get larger as they go, and end with the surrounding of the final large mandala dots with small dots

Mandala rock painting colors: black, red, lime green, yellow, orange, red-orange, gold, red

Mandala Rocks Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 9

  • This is a very easy mandala rock painting design to try
  • The large mandala rock painted dots follow the central dot in 8 evenly spaced rows
  • Recreate this mandala painting design by imagining an "+" symbol, meeting in the middle, then an "x" symbol going overtop of the "+"

Mandala rock painting colors: black, gold, pink, soft pink, mint green, bright yellow, pale yellow

Mandala Rock Ideas

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 10

  • This mandala rock is painted in bright jewel tones that compliment each other, really making them stand out
  • The underlaying design of this mandala rock design is almost like a star, which is a beautiful way to accentuate and design a mandala stone
Mandala rock painting colors: black, red, green, gold, white, navy blue, sky blue, bright yellow, yellow-orange, orange, white

Mandala Rock Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 11

  • This mandala rock painting uses both dots of varying sizes alongside curve, gold lines
  • Again, the base of this mandala stone is painted black to accentuate the bold color choices

Mandala rock painting colors: black, bright red, crimson red, gold, white

Mandala Rock Painting

Mandala Rock Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 12

  • Black based mandala rock painted with bright, bold colored dots
  • Many of the dots in this mandala rock painting are layered in a bullseye effect creating an almost ombre look
  • These color choices would look beautiful in a garden or for a spring holiday like Easter

Mandala rock painting colors: Black, mauve, pink, cyan, orange, white, yellow, green, yellow-orange, purple, orange, red, violet, lime green, turquoise

Mandala Rock Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 13

  • Here is a mandala rock painting that has a white-washed base
  • The top of this mandala rock base is painted with a navy blue
  • To achieve a white-washed appearance as the base of your mandala stone, you can use milk paint or mix a white acrylic paint with water and paint on

Mandala rock painting colors: gold, yellow, magenta, navy blue, white, mauve

Mandala Rock Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 14

  • This mandala rock painting is unique in that they use the natural base of the stone for their mandala pattern
  • The artist does not start with a central mandala dot
  • The pattern of this stone is a great way to get started and get comfortable in painting mandala rocks

Mandala rock painting colors: white, red, yellow

Mandala Rock Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 15

  • This mandala rock has a very intricate design
  • This design is so intricate due to the abundance of tiny dots, strategically placed to create more spherical shapes
  • The base color of this mandala rock is painted a very dark navy blue

Mandala rock painting colors: red, gold, navy blue, crimson

Mandala Rocks

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 16

  • Here are some extremely tiny dots for a mandala painting
  • Another mandala painted rock that uses the bullseye target to layer colors on larger dots

Mandala rock painting colors: crimson, red, black, yellow, yellow-orange, orange, ochre orange, blue, cyan, white

Mandala Rocks

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 17

  • A soft mandala painting idea that is easy to replicate
  • bright colors are eventuated by the natural exposed stone underneath

Mandala rock painting colors: teal, turquoise, yellow, pale yellow, orange,  yellow-orange, white

Mandala Stones

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 18

  • This mandala rock painting is done with beautiful flower tones
  • Only part of the rock is painted with a base black coat and the rest of the stone is left natural

Mandala rock painting colors: black, orange, yellow, pink, magenta, mint green, forest green, purple, teal

Mandala Rock Painting

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 19

  • A black paint based rock using bright and layered colors make this mandala stone pop
  • This mandala rock uses as many paints as possible to achieve a wonderland of color, and does so in a precise and calculated pattern. This design is like candy for the eye

Mandala rock painting colors: black, lime green, yellow-green, red, white, yellow, orange, teal, cyan, purple, lavender, pink, magenta, soft pink, blue, navy blue, white

Mandala Rock Painting Idea

MANDALA ROCK PAINTING: IDEA 20

  • This mandala rock is painted beautifully in a rainbow color pattern
  • The simple design of a mostly black painted base, white center and dots gradually increasing in size as it goes through the color spectrum of the rainbow

Mandala rock painting colors: black, white, red, orange, orange-yellow, yellow, green pale blue, sky blue, lavender

Mandala Painted Rock Idea

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We hope you felt inspired by this post showcasing so many different and beautiful mandala rock painting ideas. Be sure to Pin any photo above to your Pinterest board of choice, and we would love to hear how your mandala rock painting went! Be sure to comment on this post below.

Happy painting!




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