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On March 7, 2014 Long time member and prolific painter, not to mention inspiration and friend to many,Amalor Myrnnyx; passed away.  He was always ready to participate in painting challenges, both here, and in the Battletech community as well. Best known for his mecha pieces, he was also quite keen on painting fantasy and sci-fi figures as well. One of the last things he posted was, in response to another painting challenge, a reminder that the real goal was to have fun. So that is what this is, an opportunity to do something in his memory, to paint something in his memory, and a reminder to have fun. To that end, there will be no prizes awarded,other than the congratulations and encouragement of a job well done.

 

At present, I am thinking of breaking this into two categories. Mecha, and figures. Mecha in this case means CAV's Battlemechs' tanks and aircraft of all sorts, while figures are open to anything else. As there are not going to be prizes, I do not feel this needs to be limited to Reaper only figures. Anything that you think serves as a suitable memorial for James is acceptable.

 

 

On that note, I have never run a painting contest like this before, so those with experience, and those willing to serve as judges, if you would be so kind as to PM me on what needs to be done. I would appreciate it.

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I will be signing up to post a mini and I will also judge if you would like. 

 

His mecha were inspiring, and I will be ordering a CAV specifically for the contest. 

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I love my Not-Entries!  I think it's a good thing to do when judging, that way I go through the same processes all of our very fine painters do.  I find it helps me judge, honestly. 

 

What's the time frame you are looking at, ShadowRaven?  (regardless of whether I judge or not).

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I love my Not-Entries!  I think it's a good thing to do when judging, that way I go through the same processes all of our very fine painters do.  I find it helps me judge, honestly. 

 

What's the time frame you are looking at, ShadowRaven?  (regardless of whether I judge or not).

I'm thinking end of april or even as late as mid may. Give people who may not have a couple dozen mechs sitting around  :rolleyes: a chance to get something if they want to go that route.  If you want to do up a not entry and judge as well, I certainly won't turn you away

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