Introduction to Rock Painting

Watch artist Jessamy Barker as she paints a ladybug on a rock and shares tips for creating your own rock paintings. For inspiration, view Jessamy’s creations at or visit Gamble and find some of Jessamy’s creations hidden throughout the garden!  Send a photo of your painted rock painting to [email protected] and it could appear in a future publication!  This free online class is available on the Gamble YouTube channel at any time.

Inspired by the creatures and plant-life of the San Francisco Bay Area, Jessamy Barker first began rock painting to bring brightness and interest to the rock borders of a local garden. Working in acrylics on stone from a range of sources, she creates intricate designs in striking colours. View Jessamy’s artwork at