The Tabletop Painting Competition once again makes a return albeit with a new judge.
The Painting Competition is designed for people to have fun and celebrate the painting skill of our members or even (if you're like me) just provide an excuse to slowly shrink that pile of shame. Although there will be a winner, it is a friendly competition and members are encouraged to discuss and share tips to help everyone improve and enjoy the process.
Each competition runs a theme which may help provide inspiration when choosing a model to paint. Themes are completely optional and no preference will be given either way in the judging.
In this competition the theme is "Specialist", perhaps an undercover agent or perfectly adapted for a unique role, this model/unit is an expert in their field.
In the run up to the Competition you can paint whatever model you like, be it Wargs, Borgs, RPGs or even CCGs and Larp if you can. All you need is a currently unpainted (or only primed) model and the will to paint! To reiterate, this is more about having fun and learning from each other, so please feel free to participate even if you don't have much confidence in your skills.
What are the core rules of the competition?
There are two tiers to enter into, Novice and Intermediate. These will have separate winners to make sure that nobody is intimidated from trying out.
There will be a separate Discord server for logging your entries, but it will also include places for asking for advice and giving updates if you'd like to.
( https://discord.gg/VpWwBc2XhU )
I will judge the competition in person at Tabletop Weekend, I like all kinds of models and styles in painting so don't feel restricted to the classic high-contrast method often seen in Golden Demon or just painting Warhammer miniatures.
Officially, the Competition will start on 02/10/23 and end on 3/12/23, which is our next Tabletop Weekend (Sunday Week 9). However you're free to start whenever you want, don't feel like you're obligated to start straight away!
To make an entry:
The winner will receive a special place in the Newsletter and much praise from their peers.
If you would like to try paint but you have no models to paint, we at the society would be happy to provide a model for you to paint! Just contact our Wargames Exec on Discord.