Tips for Contest Entries – Part 2

Ko-fi tips help keep this content free. Patreon supporters receive PDFs with high res photos. This article focuses specifically on common painting-related issues that we see with contest entries. I also recommend reading Part 1 of this article, which focuses on general tips and some common issues related to assembly and workmanship.  Even if you’re not interested… Continue reading Tips for Contest Entries – Part 2

Tips for Contest Entries – Part 1

Ko-fi tips help keep this content free. Patreon supporters receive PDFs with high res photos. In person conventions are back on the calendar, and with them many opportunities to enter painted figures in contests and shows. Online contest opportunities will continue for those unable to attend an event in person. I’ve been entering figures into… Continue reading Tips for Contest Entries – Part 1

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

Blacksmith: Before and After Touchup

Ko-fi tips help keep this content free. Patreon supporters receive PDFs with high res photos. Most of us love to get feedback on our miniatures. What did we do that worked well? What could we do to improve? When we get that feedback we are often reluctant to alter the original figure, for a variety… Continue reading Blacksmith: Before and After Touchup

Show Off! Have Fun! Win Prizes!

(Hello! I just started a Patreon to support the blog and expand my teaching options! Right now it’s in 'early access mode', but I’ll be focusing on it a lot more after ReaperCon.)  We interrupt your regularly scheduled Pirate Parade with this important message from our sponsor, ReaperCon 2020!  Would you like to show off… Continue reading Show Off! Have Fun! Win Prizes!