Creating Custom Skateboards using Lefranc & Bourgeois Flashe Paint with Jimmy Leslie

August 19, 2021


When: August 19th @ 11am

Join Resident Artist Jimmy Leslie for a fun introduction to Lefranc & Bourgeois Flashe paint. Using a skate deck as his surface, Jimmy will discuss the importance of surface preparation, design, and of course the attributes of Flashe vinyl acrylic. This demo will be perfect for creative individuals curious about the working properties of Flashe paint or interested in painting their own custom skateboards!




Jimmy’s Materials List

Lefranc & Bourgeois Flashe color

Lagoon Blue

Turquoise Blue

Titanium White

Water Green

Violet Pastel

Japanese Yellow Light

Japanese Orange


Mineral Violet

Ultramarine Blue

W&N Monarch Round #6 and Flat #12 

Wooden Skateboard Deck



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Artist Bio

Jimmy Leslie is a painter, former college art professor and currently Resident Artist for the fine art brands Winsor & Newton and Liquitex. Jimmy directs their education program, The Fine Art Collective, and works with the W&N team on new product development. Of his personal work, Jimmy says, “I am constantly trying to achieve simplicity in my paintings which continues to be a lifelong challenge”. When teaching, Jimmy enjoys sharing the processes surrounding this challenge and seeks ways to convey information to students in a clear and concise manner which helps them overcome stumbling blocks.



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August 19, 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm