FAQS

HOW DO I CARE FOR MY STONE PAINTING?

These stones may be safely dusted with a duster or soft cloth. The paint I use is light fast and super-fine, so it soaks in to the surface of the stone, but may be scraped off by something hard. The stone may be wiped off with a damp cloth if it gets dirty, but take care around the painted areas. With care, your painting should last at least 20,000 years!

CAN MY STONE PAINTING HANG OUTDOORS?

I have a number of experiments going on in my yard. After years of light exposure to rain, dust, sun and smoke, paintings hung under an eave look like new. Stones hung out in full exposure though, just like the original cave paintings, will oxidize and expand and contract, slowly pushing the pigment out of the stone. I have paintings I use as stepping stones, and there is still some paint left on them. Some wear and tear can make the painting look even more like an artifact.

DO YOU MAKE CUSTOM PAINTINGS?

Over the years I have many people ask for a custom design. Some are cave art I haven't gotten to yet that is special to someone. Some are rock sites people have been to, or even discovered rock art that they want to commemorate. I'm happy to work from your photos or research a special place.

CAN A HANGING STONE PAINTING ALSO BE PUT ON DISPLAY ON A PLATE STAND?

Yes. Flat bottomed stones do especially well on tabletop stands. Irregular stones, too, if they aren't too pointy. I originally started showing my stone paintings in wooden plate stands.