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Painting & Modelling Techniques and Tutorials

Tutorials OSL the easy way 16 Jul 2016, 04:41 PM, By agmar gavinsky
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Database
Contains archived tutorials, AmmoBunker recipe book and more.
Ammobunker Recipe book 27 Oct 2010, 08:55 PM, By Captain Wolverine
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Read-only Forum Masterclasses
"Masterclasses" If you want to improve your skill set, and are prepared to put in the hours, find help from some of AB's most talented.
The Lost Sons, NEED HELP Painting Imperial… 23 Aug 2012, 08:49 PM, By Ovaltine Jones
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Helpdesk
Any questions regarding techniques or colour schemes to be asked in here. Your question shall be visible to the entire forum for answers.
Making your own transfers? 11 Jul 2017, 09:52 PM, By Bronislaw Czevak
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Painting & Modelling Techniques and Tutorials
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