The following are articles written by Camo Specs Online artists.
Assembling the Tonbo by Peter
Assembling the Tonbo
As part of the CSO Team's effort to support Iron Wind Metals website updates, I recently received a copy of the Tonbo Superheavy Transport VTOL, as described in Catalyst Game Labs' Technical Readout 3085, pages 52-53.
I opened the baggie to find...
How-To: Weathering by GunjiNoKanrei
Battletech Miniature Weathering
Painting a Clan Jade Falcon scheme by Cyttorak
Painting a Not-Named Clan Mech by Dak
Painting a Not-Named Mech
Long awaited for practically decades, the paint schemes of the Not-Named Clan’s various units will soon be revealed.
Paints, Lights, Cameras and Colors by Cyttorak
An overview of various techniques that you can use to improve each of the key areas mentioned.
Small Terrain Boards by Cyttorak
A tutorial on how to make small terrain boards for mini photography
Hastur! Hastur! Hastur! by wackrabbit
A Painting Tutorial for Operation Klondike
The colors of the Nation of Hastur are yellow ochre and black, the latter usually being added as wavy lines. Many warriors place their interpretation of the Yellow Sign in a prominent place on their machines. The Yellow Sign consists of an irregular three-armed cross, with no two exactly alike.
Painting a Clan Hell's Horses scheme by Hyena
Painting a Clan Blood Spirit Scheme by Pendragon
Painting a Clan Goliath Scorpion Scheme by Mastergunz
Painting a Clan Fire Mandrill Scheme by Foxbat
Painting a Clan Burrock Scheme by Jal Phoenix
Painting a Clan Ice Hellion scheme by Jal Phoenix
Painting a Clan Star Adder Scheme by Cyttorak
Painting a Clan Steel Viper Scheme by Mastergunz
Painting a Clan Smoke Jaguar Scheme by Foxbat
How-To: Build the BGS-7S Barghest by Psycho
Psycho takes you through his build of the BGS-7S Barghest.
How-To: Build the D9-G10 Duan Gung by Foxbat
Foxbat's simple steps to making a D9-G10 variant of the Duan Gung.
How-To: Paint Royal Black Watch Tartan by Captain Ed
Notable units throughout the Innersphere use various patterns of tartan; arguably, the most prominent of these units include the Star League Royal Black Watch and the Northwind Highlanders. For this tutorial, we will examine techniques for painting the tartan of the Black Watch, also known as the Government set. The techniques demonstrated in this tutorial are applicable to planning and painting tartans of other patterns in addition to that of the Black Watch.
How-To: Brushes Are Important by Sounguru
In this article you will dive into the wonderful world of brushes. Please do not expect to come out an all knowing guru after reading this, it is just a basic primer on types of brushes and their care. What I do hope you get from it is the fact that your brush selection and care are as important as what paints you use.
How-To: Cockpit Jeweling by Ross Koga
Well, it's been something like three years ago when I first said I'd do up a tutorial on how to “jewel” your 'Mech's cockpits. I've graduated twice from two different colleges, gotten married, gotten into two new games, painted a bunch of miniatures, and generally done everything you do in three plus years of time since then. But hey, better late than never right? So without further ado, here's my jeweling tutorial for cockpits (and indirectly, laser barrels).
Building A Large Terrain Board by Skyhigh
Welcome, I have had numerous people ask me what techniques I use when I build the terrain that I use with my gaming group. So, when I took on my latest, greatest and LARGEST terrain project I decided to attempt to chronicle the experience so that other gamers out there who are interested in building their own terrain could see how it is that I do it and maybe gain some new ideas for themselves. Following is essentially a step-by-step description of how I have built a large 8' x 8' terrain board for use at GenCon 2003.
How-To: Mini Photography Part 3: Camera Setup by Sounguru
This articles discusses camera modes and setups for Mini Photography
How-To: Mini Photography Part 2: Lighting Setup by Sounguru
Article on how to set up lighting for mini photography.
How-To: Mini Photography Part 1: Backdrop by Sounguru
This articles discusses techniques for mini photography setup
How-To: Drybrush by Ross Koga
This article discusses techniques that can be used to drybrush your miniatures.
How-To: Battle Armor by Ross Koga
This article discusses techniques that can be used to paint Battle Armor miniatures.
How-To: Antennas by Dak
This article discusses techniques that can be used to add antennas to your BattleMech miniatures.
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