VINYL STICKER SNOWBOARD TUTORIAL - For the Graphic Artist

DIFFICULTY: Medium
DURABILITY: High
COST: Around $11 per square foot
SUPPLIES:

  • Blank snowboard
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Vinyl printer & cutter
  • Razor blade
  • Flat object for smoothing

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1:
Create a vector image using Adobe Illustrator (This layer will be the printed image).

Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Print Layer

STEP 2:
Copy and paste the image onto a second layer and convert it to “lines”. This layer will designate where the cuts will be made.

* If you have any overlapping shapes, you will need to adjust your lines for proper cutting.

Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Create New Layer
Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Cut Layer

STEP 3:
Find a print shop that has a vinyl printer/cutter and give them your file for printing.

STEP 4:
Use a cleaning solution to remove any dirt or other residue from the top of the board.

STEP 5:
Remove backing from the vinyl.

Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Tutorial 01a

STEP 6:
Apply vinyl to the board, moving from one end to the other.

Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Tutorial 01

STEP 7:
Use a flat object to smooth out any bubbles as you go.

Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Tutorial 02

STEP 8:
Remove top adhesive layer from the vinyl.

Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Tutorial 03

FINISHED VINYL STICKER SNOWBOARD

Blank Snowboards Vinyl Sticker Tutorial Finished Product

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