The internet is chock
full of informative customizing articles and FAQs. The following are but a
Action Figure Factory
A great FAQ geared towards "Learning how to customize." Most entries contain
pictures, so beginners can actually see what some of these tools look like.
Arkenyon's Custom Action Figures Some of the best customizing articles on the 'net, including the
ever popular "Adding Articulation."
Creations Bruenor is a master with the pen. If brushes aren't your thing,
check out how Bruenor can help you.
Figures by Jeremy Sung Check out his FAQs, especially the one about
plastics. Some important information all customizers should be familiar with.
FFURG The Forgotten Force Ultimate Resource
Guide. Anyone who creates Star Wars figures knows this site. They've got more
articles than you can shake a lightsaber at. The information is wide ranging,
and applies to customs of all types, not just Star Wars.
Hauke Sheer's Doomworld
Hauke not only makes custom figures, he makes custom figures of original
characters entirely from scratch. Check out his tutorials (some of which are
animated) for some amazing techniques.
Inanimate Objects A broad and well
written FAQ with photos (recently updated!). Excellent for those just getting started and
want to know what they need to hack into that first figure.
discusses creating a vac-metal effect on plastic. Lots of great comparisons.
Sarlacc Pit Custom Figures Tony
Colucci's site features some great articles on dry brushing, sculpting realistic
hair, and even a downloadable video about molding and casting! (One of the best
mold-making explanations I've see.)
Jin Saotome's Dangerous Toys
Jin offers a number of detailed articles from the basics of tools and painting,
to step-by-step tutorials on making particular characters.
Uncanny XMEn.net hosts some
general articles about customizing, using specific characters as examples.
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