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!

11 of 11 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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