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OneBoot and I will be kicking off this latest 7-day challenge on August 1st, 2017 and it will run for a full year until August 1st, 2018.  This is to give participants time to arrange for a 7-day block of time to work on the piece, as it will likely need every minute!  This will be the first 7-Day challenge to have a contest component for best completed entry, which will have a prize.  My understanding is that Reaper will provide a gift certificate ($50 was the amount discussed) for the ultimate winner. (As I am running the contest, I am of course not eligible for the prize)  Any additional information updates will be posted here.

 

As with all 7-Day Goblin Challenges, this will adhere to the Goblin Challenge Rules here: 

Note that extra terrain work/basing outside of what is included with the piece is not judged as part of the finished process, so it will not count towards making your finished piece the prettiest.  Only the finished work of the basic model (all of what is included at retail) is considered, so budget your time and efforts appropriately.  Make sure you read the official challenge rules and stick by them so that you don't wind up accidentally disqualified.  For this one, filling gaps and cleaning mold lines will count towards the finished piece. (Other normal challenges they don't since they don't compete with each other for prizes, that is just for this particular contest)

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Perfect timing! My husband will be in Hawaii that weekend doing his Spartan races so I will have no distractions like pesky yardwork. Or vacuuming, scheduled meals, etc. If I schedule it right, I will have just enough time when I'm finished to make it look like a civilized human occupied the house while he was gone ::):

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I've been preparing for this moment for two years

 

Forth, and fear no dragon! Arise! Arise, Painters of Ma'al drakar! Paints shall be shaken! Brushes shall be splintered! A glorious day... A Seven day... Ere the deadline rises!!! 

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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Madness.  Given my time constraints with work and comissions, I'll be lucky to finish one of my Mal'drakar pieces in seven years . . .

 

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Argh! This is what I get for being absent from the forums! I have jumped the gun! Ah well perhaps I shall still earn a stanky sock.....

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2 hours ago, Ludo said:

Argh! This is what I get for being absent from the forums! I have jumped the gun! Ah well perhaps I shall still earn a stanky sock.....

You bought at least two right?  So you can do another one during the contest.

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18 hours ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

You bought at least two right?  So you can do another one during the contest.

Pretty sure my fiancee would kill me if I tried two 7 day challenges...

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34 minutes ago, Ludo said:

Pretty sure my fiancee would kill me if I tried two 7 day challenges...

OMG!  Zombie painter!  you would need to stop except for periodic BRAAAAAAAINS breaks!

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Due to sudden, unforseen family circumstances (nothing dire or awful, don't worry), I will not be able to start my Ma'al Drakar the exact same day as buglips (August 1st). I will instead be starting it a few days after. 

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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Question for @buglips*the*goblin. If someone had provided evidence of going over offending areas and then re-painting, all with an appropriate brush, would that requalify an entry?

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