Surf lifestyle artist Drew Brophy is taking his new TV show, The Paint Shop LIVE to the Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard Expo in Santa Cruz, California.

Two painting demonstrations will be given by Brophy and filmed on-site for the show THE PAINT SHOP WITH DREW BROPHY, currently airing on local television in California.

Brophy’s demonstrations are designed to share surfboard painting techniques that can be used by both the novice and the experienced artist.

Sat. March 19th Noon to 1:00 p.m.:  Drew will give a Graffiti-style painting demonstration and will show how to customize your own surfboard with a few cans of spray paint and stencils.  Demonstration will be held at the SurfAide Shaping Bay.

Sun. March 20th Noon to 1:00 p.m.: Drew demonstrates his medium of choice, Uni-Posca paint pens, on surfboards.  He will share tried and true techniques and will discuss preparation, composition, color blending, and sealing.

Brophy will discuss how you can have a viable career painting surfboards, and how retailers can increase sales with surfboard art.  Bring your questions! This demonstration will be held in Drew Brophy’s booth #B8.

WHO: Any surfer or artist who wants to learn new techniques or has aspirations of a career painting surfboards, and for those who shape or sell surfboards.

WHERE: The Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard EXPO held at the Rittenhouse Building, downtown Santa Cruz, CA.  INFO:

WHEN: Demos held Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, from Noon to 1:00 pm.
COST: Sacred Craft Entrance fee is $10.00.  Demonstrations are FREE with admittance.


One Brophy art print will be given on-site to each person who confirms attendance to Drew’s demos by March 18.

(Prints priced at $20.00 for everyone else).

To get your coupon, e-mail your name to and confirm your attendance to Drew’s demonstration.  A coupon for the free print will be emailed to you.

About Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard Expo: When you boil it right down, surfers only care about two things: Waves and the equipment to ride them with. Sacred Craft merges the two by organizing expositions that focus on surf equipment, held in coastal locations that offer waves nearby.  It’s a surf show for surfers and everyone:

About Drew Brophy: Drew Brophy has been a professional surf artist for over 20 years.  Represented by Son of the Sea, Inc., Brophy teams up his lifestyle art with licensees of quality products.  Contact 949-354-ART1 –;

About The Paint Shop:  The Paint Shop is currently airing on local television in Southern California.  Produced by Crystal Cove Media of Newport Beach, THE PAINT SHOP gives viewers an unscripted, behind-the-scenes peek into the life of professional surf lifestyle artist Drew Brophy.  For more info