Hobby Seminars


Hobby Seminars: Various 

We are excited to have several hobby masters returning to help you step up your game.

Schedule:

Saturday

Dragon-Fall Hobby Schedule
Time Room 1 Room 2
Friday
6 pm - 8 pm Fancy Bases 2.0 / Sam Lenz Face and Eyes / Shoshie Bauer
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm Free Hand Bases 1Drew Drescher A Very Basic Basics Class / Shoshie Bauer
Saturday
9 am - 11 am Free Hand Bases 1 / Drew Drescher Intro to Blending / Adam Huenecke
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Free Hand Bases 2 / Drew Drescher Weathering / Adam Huenecke
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm OSL (Object Source Lighting) / Sam Lenz Realistic Skintones / Shoshie Bauer
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Master of Reality / Sam Lenz Intro to Scenic Bases / Shoshie Bauer
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Gem College / Sam Lenz NMM / Jeff Bowden

 

 
Age Requirements: None
 


Fancy Bases 2.0 / Sam Lenz - $22:

Time:  Friday 9 am - 11 am Room 1

Building a base with stairs/ruins. Students will build along as we create a base with a tile stairway amongst the ruins.
Please bring brushes, an exacto, and clippers.

 


Face and Eyes / Shoshie Bauer - $22:

Time:  Friday 9 am - 11 am Room 2

Description coming soon!!

 


Free Hand 1 / Drew Drescher - $22:

Time:  Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Room 1

Are you interested in painting freehand designs but are unsure about where to start? In this class students will work on their choice of 30mm, 40mm, or 50mm circular flats to design and paint a recurring, mandala-pattern design using simple shapes to build complex patterns. Bases, templates, and drawing tools will be provided for student use.

 


A Very Basic Basics Class / Shoshie Bauer - $22:

Time:  Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Room 1

Shoshie will walk you step by step through how to paint a miniature from start to finish. All students get a mini to take home.

A Very Basic Basics Class!

In this class you will learn the three easy stages to painting a miniature from start to finish plus tips and tricks in between. Shoshie will explain priming, base coating, highlights and shadows as well as guiding you step by step along the way.

 


Freehand Bases 1 / Drew Drescher - $22:

Time: 9 am - 11 am Room 1

Are you interested in painting freehand designs but are unsure about where to start? In this class students will work on their choice of 30mm, 40mm, or 50mm circular flats to design and paint a recurring, mandala-pattern design using simple shapes to build complex patterns. Bases, templates, and drawing tools will be provided for student use.

 


Intro to Blending / Adam Huenecke - $22:

Time: 9 am - 11 am Room 2

Coming Soon!!

 


Freehand Bases 2 / Drew Drescher - $22:

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Room 1

Do you want to take your freehanding or basing in a whole different direction? Building upon the skills learned in the level 1 class, students will design and paint a complex pattern base using advanced blending to achieve dynamic textures and effects. Bases, templates, and drawing tools will be provided for student use.


Weathering / Adam Huenecke - $22:

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Room 2

Coming Soon!


OSL (Object Source Lighting) / Sam Lenz - $22:

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Room 1

Students will learn the ropes by painting a zombie with a burning hand!


Realistic Skintones / Shoshie Bauer - $22:

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Room 2

In this class Shoshie will teach the theory and methods behind her realistic skin tones. Using 2-D painting techniques such as Verdaccio and Grisaille the class will practice these Skintones on a mini. Please make sure to bring your own brushes. Paint and miniatures will be provided.


Master of Reality / Sam Lenz - $22:

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Room 1

Students will observe the combination of techniques I use to make quick and stunning work.


Intro to Scenic Bases / Shoshie Bauer - $27

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Room 2

Students will create a scenic base on a 2 x 2 wooden craft block and many materials and tools the class will each create their own scene. Shoshie will guide and consult students on composition to create a microenvironment for your mini’s to be showcased on. This is not a painting class. Everyone will get to take home their scenic base.


Gem College / Sam Lenz - $22:

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Room 1

Learning the fine are of blending on a gem. Students will be painting on a sheet of watercolor paper and be guided through the process of many thin layers to achieve a smooth gradient.


Basing / Sam Lenz  - $22:

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Room 2

In this class students will learn techniques on composition, insight into source materials, scenery building, and presenting a more cinematic feel. I will build a base as I explain and also present pieces from my collection as examples.


NMM (Non Metallic Metals) / Jeff Bowden - $22:

Time: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm Room 1

In this class, we will study the art of non metallic metals. We will have a discussion on various techniques and theory, and then dive in to applying what we’ve learned onto a miniature.