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Our hobby seminars and classes are a great opportunity to build your skills. Spend time with and amazing group of artists and learn from the best! Think you are pretty good already? Enter something in our Dragon Slayer Painting Competition!

Kitbashing: Mekboy’s Paradise

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Artist: Drew Drescher Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $40.00 Description: Every scrapper’s Dream is a big pile of parts and nobody to answer to but themselves. Take a seat at the Mekboy’s Table and create your own hero, vehicle, or creature from an extensive library of bitz!  Learn how to bring your creation […]

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Realistic Skintones

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Artist: Shoshie Bauer Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $25.00 Requires brushes – Paints and other supplies included Description: 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 skin tones on a mini. Please […]

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Chibis, the Art and Science of Cute

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Artist: Drew Drescher Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $30.00 Students will receive a free miniature courtesy of Ninja Division Bring your brushes and your sense of adventure! Description: Chibi Miniatures offer a great way to improve your painting skills while painting a super-fun, expressive character.  This class will cover effective color layering including […]

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Making Your Minis POP Using Color and Environment

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Artist: Anthony Wang Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $40.00 Please bring: Kolinsky brush #2, optional: #0 brush AND a  miniature that you are currently working on that Anthony can paint on Description: Not all techniques to get your miniatures to display and competitive levels require countless hours. You can make your miniatures pop […]

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Freehand Design Central

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Artist: Drew Drescher Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $30.00 Optional: Model of your choice to work on Description: Want to experiment with freehand designs but not sure where to start? This class will help you bring a freehand design from concept to reality using grids, sketching, and good old high school math! Students […]

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Basing

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Artist: James Wappel Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $35 Description: I have been painting miniatures for roughly 20 years now, but one of my favorite aspects of the hobby is basing! It’s been a long journey from unpainted gravel and static grass to the kind of “miniature dioramas” I create for each figure […]

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Model Weathering 101

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Type: Hands-on Advanced Class Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $45.00 Includes 3D printed Rhino tank to paint and take home. Materials and tools provided for class use. Description: Learn weathering techniques using both an airbrush and a paintbrush. Class size: 15 Subjects Covered: (Reference Handout Included) Chipping medium Pigments Washes through the airbrush Weathering in stages […]

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Paint a Plaque

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Type: Hands-on All Levels Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $45.00 Includes 3D printed plaque to paint and take home. Materials and tools provided for class use. Description: Pick a Warhammer inspired plaque to paint using an airbrush, paintbrush or both. Open style class. Class size: 15 Subject Covered: General painting assistance provided as needed

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Commission and Army Painting

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Artist: Anthony Wang Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $40.00 Please bring: Kolinsky brush #2, optional: #0 brush You will receive a miniature to paint and take home. Description: Are you a commission painter wanting to be more efficient with your process or an army painter who wants to finally finish your army? If […]

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A Very Basic Basics Class

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Artist: Shoshie Bauer Type: Hands-on Beginner Length: 2 Hours Cost: $25.00 Supplies included Description: 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 […]

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How to Achieve Dramatic Lighting to Tell a Story

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Artist: Anthony Wang Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $40.00 Please bring: Kolinsky brush #2, optional: #0 brush AND a  miniature that you are currently working on that Anthony can paint on Description: Have you seen miniatures that look like dramatic works of art and wonder how to achieve that effect? The secret is […]

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Level-up Your Painting

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Artist: Anthony Wang Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $40.00 Please bring: Kolinsky brush #2, optional: #0 brush You will receive a miniature to paint and take home. Description: Are you a commission painter wanting to be more efficient with your process or an army painter who wants to finally finish your army? If […]

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Table Top Made Simple

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Artist: Alexander Good Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $35.00 Brushes and Paints required Description: This class will teach you basics and trade secrets that will let you  paint your models quickly and with a look that you find so many studios produce. Please bring brushes and paints that you are comfortable with, as […]

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Realism with True Metallic Metals by Shoshie! (Bauer)

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Artist: Shoshie Bauer Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $30.00 Supplies included Description: In this class Shoshie will guide you through various techniques on achieving realistic metals for your miniatures! Need a dirty gold rather than a shiny gold for your D&D hero? Shoshie will discuss how different metals weather and patina as well! […]

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Advanced Techniques and Tricks

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Artist: Alexander Good Type: Hands-on Advanced Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $35.00 Brushes and Paints required Description: This class will dive deep into color theory and brush selection to allow you to achieve showcase quality miniatures. We will look at understanding colors and selecting your pallet to get proper shadows and highlights for your model. We […]

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Airbrush Essentials

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Type: Hands-on Beginners Class Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $45.00 Includes 3D printed Rhino tank to paint and take home. Materials and tools provided for class use. Description: New to airbrushing? Learn tips and tricks to get started for airbrushing success. Class Size: 15 Subjects Covered: (Reference Handout Included) Start up  Maintenance Preparing paints for airbrush […]

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Making Your Minis POP Using Color and Environment

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Artist: Anthony Wang Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $40.00 Please bring: Kolinsky brush #2, optional: #0 brush AND a  miniature that you are currently working on that Anthony can paint on Description: Not all techniques to get your miniatures to display and competitive levels require countless hours. You can make your miniatures pop […]

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Speed Freaks

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Type:Hands-on Intermediate Class Length: 90 Minutes Cost: $45.00 Includes 3D printed Rhino tank to paint and take home. Materials and tools provided for class use. Description: Looking to up your airbrush game? Learn how to use an airbrush with confidence and speed. Class Size: 15 Subjects Covered: (Reference Handout Included) Choosing your color pallet Easy […]

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Commission and Army Painting

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Artist: Anthony Wang Type: Hands-on Intermediate Length: 2 Hours Cost: $40.00 Please bring: Kolinsky brush #2, optional: #0 brush You will receive a miniature to paint and take home. Description: Are you a commission painter wanting to be more efficient with your process or an army painter who wants to finally finish your army? If […]

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