Skid Lidz Custom Helmets have partnered with custom painter Mark Cassidy from Nutty Boy Customs.

Mark has been a custom painter for over 30 years and has taught students throughout the years on his Low Rider paint course.


We have now got together with Mark and will be offering select courses at weekends and some week day dates.


We are starting with our beginner & advanced courses in the Low Rider custom paint 

The 2 day course will be at our specialist paint workshop in Wokingham, Berkshire Uk, As an introduction beginner course you need no artist skills, we will supply you with everything you need throughout the course & teach you the following skills

In addition we will be also running the following courses: 


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  • 1.  Prep Work

  • 2.  Setting out & Taping out designs

  • 3.  Introduction to airbrushing

  • 4.  Airbrush shading & tips & tricks

  • 5.  Types of airbrushes,spray guns, compressors, used by the professionals

  • 6.  Ideal setup for beginners

  • 7.  Airbrush control practice routines – Dots, Lines, Distancing, Blends etc.

  • 8.  Use of stencils

  • 9.  Flames

  • 10.  Different Paint use & types candy paint, metal flakes, 

  • 11.  Low Rider style effects

  • 12.  Airbrush care and tools needed to maintain your airbrush equipment

  • 13.  Special paint effects

  • 14.  Paint Techniques

  • 15.  Introduction to Gold & Silver Leaf


The course takes place in a relaxed environment in groups 4-6 maximum Mark & Neil are on hand to show you some really cool tricks to get you designing and painting, we start with Skateboard blanks, its a hands on course you will design your own board, pick colour combinations & paint everything yourself over the 2 days, at the end you will take away 2 cool boards of your work.


The course is great for beginners but is also suited to people with some experience also, if you already paint but want to learn more about the custom scene the course will be very beneficial to you.



Lesson Start – 9am to 5pm


You will not need to bring anything with you as all equipment is provided. Refreshments will be provided during the day, but please bring a light lunch with you or you can use the local store that’s just a few minutes away.


We have all the tools on sale that you use throughout the day ,we are selling a starter kit so you will be ready to put into practice what you have mastered in the class when you get home!

If you have any questions about the day, please contact us before booking.

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