A Sim Racers guide to working with Templates

Shaun Cole On March 15, 2015
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This video comes from The Simpit in a different then normal format.  This is a tutorial that should help those new to sim racing or to painting cars learn some basics about car templates.  In this video we use iRacing and a car template downloaded from Trading Paints.  Shaun uses an old copy of Paint Shop Pro and takes you step by step from opening a car template, understanding the different layers and how they work, and some other tips for tackling your first paint job.

This video is a much monger and less edited video then normal from the Simpit.  It is also intended for people who have either never painted a car before and at times will be fairly slow and repetitive to help people really see what it takes to make a complete car paint.

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Mark Minihan On 2015-04-04 11:44:41
Mark Minihan

Very helpful,thanks Shaunsmile


Paul Thompson On 2015-03-16 16:29:56
Paul Thompson

Good tips :D thank you :D


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