Miniature Contests at Conventions and Shows

If you like the work I do on this blog, please consider supporting it via my Patreon or a Ko-fi tip. This article provides some general information about miniature painting (and sculpting) contests at conventions and shows. I occasionally write articles with tips for people entering contests, and rather than overstuff every contest-related article with general information… Continue reading Miniature Contests at Conventions and Shows

How to Teach Miniature Painting Classes – Why, Who, What, and Where

If you like the work I do on this blog, please consider supporting it via my Patreon or a Ko-fi tip. As the popularity of the miniature hobby expands, so does interest in taking and teaching classes on painting and sculpting figures, as well as related topics like basing and 3D printing. I’ve put together this… Continue reading How to Teach Miniature Painting Classes – Why, Who, What, and Where

Understanding Critique: a Visualization of Lining and More Contrast

If you like the work I do on this blog, please consider supporting it via my Patreon or a Ko-fi tip. This article is part of a continuing series on contrast in miniature painting. It also serves as an example of some of the issues discussed in my article Suggestions for Contest Entries. On the left… Continue reading Understanding Critique: a Visualization of Lining and More Contrast

2020 Convention Schedule

Every year I mean to do something like this fairly early. I’m remembering to do it this year, though not exactly early. ;->   Cold Wars, March 12-15 Registration is currently open for Cold Wars. Check back occasionally for scheduling of and tickets to classes. Look in the Hobby University section under Games/Events. I am planning… Continue reading 2020 Convention Schedule

AdeptiCon 2019 – Registration Opens Monday November 18

I’ve written before about why I recommend that miniature painters and enthusiasts attend conventions. I’ve also previously talked about ReaperCon in particular. It remains my favourite miniature-focused convention, but AdeptiCon runs a close second, and it offers some features I have not found elsewhere. (See the bottom of this post for links to previous articles… Continue reading AdeptiCon 2019 – Registration Opens Monday November 18