Customizing Guide

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* [[Customizing with Styrene]] - pluv introduces styrene and shows some examples of what can be made with it
 
* [[Customizing with Styrene]] - pluv introduces styrene and shows some examples of what can be made with it
 
* [[Decals]] - drbindy takes us through the process of creating Water Slide Decals for customs
 
* [[Decals]] - drbindy takes us through the process of creating Water Slide Decals for customs
* [[Diorama doodads]] - Tutorials for creating 1/18 scale dio items
 
 
* [[Ghosts of Serpentor|How to make a ghost]] - Lance Sputnik shows us how to turn tissues into a hardened fabric.
 
* [[Ghosts of Serpentor|How to make a ghost]] - Lance Sputnik shows us how to turn tissues into a hardened fabric.
 
* [[How to make a Holographic Cobra Commander USB Drive]] by JM70
 
* [[How to make a Holographic Cobra Commander USB Drive]] by JM70
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* [[Rotary Tools|Rotary Tools (Dremels, etc.)]]
 
* [[Rotary Tools|Rotary Tools (Dremels, etc.)]]
 
* [[Tech Detail: Deconstruction|Tech Details]] - joemichaels breaks down parts for building other kibble
 
* [[Tech Detail: Deconstruction|Tech Details]] - joemichaels breaks down parts for building other kibble
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==Dioramas and Dio-stories==
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===The Basics===
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* [[Creating the Diorama]] - Cap's multi-part guide to building a diorama.
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* [[Destro basement]]- Using foam insulation to create a diorama (it's easier than you think)
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* [[My First Dio-Story]] - Spin Doctor helps the newbie in putting together a dio-story.
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* [[Diorama_doodads|Tutorials on making diorama props]] - Still a work in progress.
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* [[Building Facade]] - JFAK075's shows how to do a building facade for diorama back drops.
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* [[Cheap trees|Cheap diorama trees]] - pluv uses Darkwynter's techniques for creating an affordable scale tree.
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* [[Lighting|Lighting set ups for picture taking and how to create your own]]
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* [[Group Dio]] - The 2009 Master Collector GI Joe Convention Group Dio by Joecustoms.com
  
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==

Revision as of 12:35, 4 June 2015

Welcome to the Customizing Guide. Look at this as your manual to the hobby. Whether you're just starting off or you're trying to add new skills, you can come here to find tutorials from your fellow customizers.

Contents

The Basics

Advanced Techniques

Modding

Painting

Problem Areas

Sculpting/Casting

Custom Figure/Vehicle/Accessory/Playset Tutorials

Other

Dioramas and Dio-stories

The Basics

Resources

Other Stuff

Other Guides

Personal tools