30 Minute Paints

2022 and I am still living in strange times. While I continue to work remotely and mask when out in public, I am starting to return to the physical table top. DunDraCon 2022 provided a great opportunity for that.

Really more a smash and grab to pick up some miniatures and cram in a couple of games from 8a to 2p, until I hurried home to my computer to play D&D online. The heart wants what the heart wants I suppose.

My early arrival at the con left me with a bit of time to kill, grabbing a cup of coffee I set down to paint for 30 minutes. DunDraCon hosts a fantastic weekend long paint & take event where all supplies and miniatures are provided by the hosts – a young married couple who are absoluetly enthusiastic about miniature painting .

The troll matron shown above was my 30 minute effort at the con, a result that I was very pleased with. It was an effortless piece that I thought I could replicate and share. Here’s my 2nd try at a video demo of this method which new painters might find interesting, or perhaps provide a challenge for seasoned vets.

If you take up this 30 minute challenge I would love see you efforts! I’ll set-up a gallery on this page highlighting everyone else’s work.

March 4 Update

Another video demo to share. Still learning about my camera stuff. This one shot in a single take, but didn’t start with correct landscape rotation. – Fixed that in post! Next up frame management & lighting.

5 thoughts on “30 Minute Paints

  1. Ron March 2, 2022 / 3:15 am

    Dig the colors of the troll. Nicely done!

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  2. Thomas Wendt March 7, 2022 / 5:38 pm

    So cool Aron, I’m bummed I didnt attend DunDraCon, no excuses. Is October, the weekend before Halloween, or November, second weekend, better for you in regards to Pig Faced Ork Con? Tom

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    • Aron Clark March 7, 2022 / 9:33 pm

      Right on Thomas – glad you liked that. Can’t wait for PFC!

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