Making fun with Fluro Surfboards!

Making fun with Fluro Surfboards!

Surfpaints Interview Series

We hand-select individuals from our community to hear the stories behind their designs.

Hi Tash, Welcome to the Surfpaints Interview Series!

Tash, dressed in her Fluro Friday best!

1. Can you introduce yourself? Age, location, occupation, surfing experience?
I am Tash. A passionate early childhood teacher. I am 49 and I have been surfing for 3 years following after move to the South Coast.

2. What made you want to paint your surfboard?
I love bright colours and patterns. I took inspiration from the colours from One Wave’s Fluro Friday events. I just wanted to be reminded of their Mental Health message while I am out in the water.

3. What Surfboard did you paint and why that one?
Modern’s, ‘The Boss’. I bought it from a friend because of the size and shape but it was just boring white.

4. Where do you get your inspiration from?
Our South Coast Fluro Group and a love of all things floral.

5. How do you rate your artistic skills?
An inner child is being released.

6. Roughly how long did it take to complete?
3 - 4 hours, Not long at all for a Long board.

7. Any tips for preparing the surfboard before painting it?
I just followed tips from social media accounts.

8. What was one tool that helped you achieve this amazing design?
I did a lot by freehand and tried not to overthink it.

9. What is your favourite thing about using Surfpaints?
An individual brand with one-of-a-kind results.

10. One piece of advice you would like to give others about painting a surfboard for their first time?
Have fun! Make it your own.

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