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Stencils on Skateboards: Customize Your Own Board

Leitha Matz, Maker

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5 Videos (12m)
    • Customize a Skateboard

    • Preparing an Old Board

    • Create Your Design

    • Finishing The Board

    • Test Ride


About This Class

Stencils are a fast, easy way to add a design to a variety of surfaces. In other classes, I've demonstrated how to do a stencil on fabric or a wall, but in this class, I'll show you how to renovate an old skateboard to make it your own.

You don't need much to get started -- if you've done one of my previous printing classes, you might already have everything you need to get going!

9 of 9 students recommendSee All

Loved your class!
Super clear with lots of good tips!
Short, sweet class, and it looks really easy!
Stephanie Maartens

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Leitha Matz


I work as the head of product at a startup, but when I'm not at the office, I'm always making things of my own. I especially love illustrating, writing and design.

Here at Skillshare, I usually focus on creating classes in printing -- everything from stencils to woodblock.

I find printmaking inspiring because anyone can quickly start making successful prints with very few tools. It really opens the doors to producing a vision of your own on all kinds of materials: t-shirts, wall...

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