This message board is great for the creative people out there, because its completely customized and you can use the materials of your choice.
Step 1: The Plain Jane Board
Start with a white canvas, any size.
Step 2: Materials
What will you use to customize your board? I used markers because it requires minimum skill, yet looks great.
Step 3: Trace Or Sketch
What's your fancy? How will you design your board? Doesn't need perfectionism, you can always go over the lines.
Step 4: Colourize
Everything needs colour, right? Also, tracing everything in black works really well use sharpie.