Hot_Lead has a tutorial on a faux marble painting technique. The green marble column example is really amazing.
A. Imrie has an extensive set of tutorials on painting figures with the non-metallic metals technique.
The Perry’s Heroes Site offers a photographic guide to painting Waffen SS pea dot camo patterns.
Here’s an interesting concept: highlighting figures in fluorescent paints. It looks like it works well for fantasy and science fiction figures.