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...Ok I admit that was bad.





Please see page 1 here for rules and guidelines/questions. This is also the chatter thread here:  The first post as linked will contain the updated totals soon and the plan is to start getting the graphics sent to all who have completed the months so far.



a reminder when submitting to please adhere to the forum show off guidelines. This is a much bigger challenge than I expected and it makes life easier for the mods


Also, please only create a single index post for your links. This means to modify your existing post when you get a new figure finished instead of posting a new one.

The challenge is again, 4, while including green as the main color on at least one figure!

With this bonus challenge, we have TWO choices (No cookies if you get both, but I'd love to see some people with more skill than myself in certain areas

Since this month is National Pie Day in it...I would like to see you Sculpt and paint.... PIE! No it doesn't need to be 28mm scale unless you -really- want it to...but just a fun, goofy little Idea.


Second, for the pun and hat tip to Artemis Fowl, paint a character you think befits the LEPRecon Fairy Police. This is more for the wordplay than anything, but if you can stick to the 'mandates' of the task force as described in the book, even better!

  • LEP officers must never remove their headgear above ground, unless said headgear is defective.
  • Always travel over water if possible.
  • An LEP officer never relinquishes his/her weapon.

Are they humanoids? Dwarves? Fae? That's up to you.



The deadline Is planned for March 31st, Midnight, RST. (Reaper Standard Time)
Have at it!

4 for the exchanges, something new to try
12 for the monsters, who in the dungeons moan
7 for the competition, to please the judges eye
19 for the table top, which will set the tone
9 for the players, doomed to see their characters die
One for the master painter on his ergonomic throne
In the well lit studio where no shadows lie
one tag to hue them all, one tag to bind them
one tag to bring them all and in the forum find them.
In the well lit studio where no shadows lie

And my pieces! Terrain, this time around. http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/60836-80055-dragons-teeth-and-80056-jersey-barrier/

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Where are you keeping the master list of participants? (Didn't see a TGP on the first one.)


March minis will probably be from among these:


Most of them were in the batch of things paint was slapped onto the last day of February. But these didn't make it to the finish line—making them candidates for March.


The brown skink and the Skaven gunner were found lurking half painted on the paint table and that girl figure got a brush or two unloaded on her while I was trying to base-coat Oswald the Stevedore. Those three were not part of February's effort.


Feb: Klaus Copperthumb and three other guys


The Four Bowmen of the January Effort

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So my own little challenge for February was met and surpassed by several bonus minis painted. Hoody Hoo!


I managed to keep on track for this, even when being so flighty as I am. Seems to be a recipe to get something done.


For March I think I want to do something about squads, teams or units. As in squads I have started (i.e. done a test piece) but not completed. I seem to have rather a lot of them cluttering up the shelving.


So I think a manageable challenge will be to paint 4 squads during the month, with a minimum of 10 models in each (counting the test piece), or equivalent numbers of new painted minis to fill up squads, teams or units I already have some models for.


So, at least 36 miniatures, then. That needs an average of 9 minis a week, or one every work day, two each Saturday and Sunday. Of course, I will not be painting these singularly, but in batches. Better to think of it as a unit a week.


There will be at least one weekend this month I will be otherwise occupied, so good thing I got the first squad done during the first day of March!



Squad the first:



Squad the second:


Squad the third:


Squad the fourth:


Squad the fifth: (the green one)



Bonus rounds!


1. Mantic Deadzone: Kish, 3rd Generation Plague Sphyr: https://maledrakh.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/150301-deadzone-plague-sphyr-1.jpg




4: Citadel Lord of the RIngs Ringwraith on Foot: https://maledrakh.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/150308-lotr-ringwraith.jpg



6: Mantic Dreadball Xtreme Free Agent Jetari Training Robot Striker:  https://maledrakh.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/150322-dbx-robot-striker.jpg


7: Mantic Dreadball Xtreme Free Agent Jetari Training Robot Guard: https://maledrakh.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/150322-dbx-robot-guard.jpg


Completed miniatures so far this month: 58 -challenge has been fulfilled and exceeded!

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#1.  02044 Cadwalon by Sandra Garrity completed 3/1.



#2, 3, & 4.  03165 Townsfolk IX Town Guard by Jim Johnson and Kevin Williams completed 3/5.



#5, 6, & 7.  03509 Men At Arms by Jim Johnson completed 3/12



#8, 9, 10.  03123 Townsfolk VIII Village Mob by Bobby Jackson completed 3/16

The farmer in that bunch is green to meet this month's challenge.



#11.  03579 Leprechaun and Owl by Jason Wiebe completed 3/23



#12.  Dwarf on Stilts by Ral Partha (maybe) completed 3/28

This is for the LEPrecon BONUS Challenge.



#13.  Ghostly Servant with Pizza DF432 from Iron Wind Metals completed 3/30

Pie day Bonus Challenge.  (Pizza pie)



#14.  03549 Witch, Cauldron, and Cat by Julie Guthrie completed 3/30



Last but not least, #15 Undead Pizza Delivery from Grenadier completed 3/31.

Another (Pizza) Pie day Bonus Challenge.


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 Placeholder... Not sure if I'll get four done this month, but I'll definitely be doing the special challenges - green, pie, and leprechaun cops, lol. In fact, I even put in a special order for them..



 EDIT: Scratch that... March was a complete bust. I got one of the challenge minis about halfway done and that's it.... Feh.  :rolleyes:

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Moving this month - so goals include setting up a permanent painting station, but I should be able to do 4 

1. Male lion http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/60819-resolutionary-challenge-march-lion-77341-only-the-male/?p=1107346

2-4 animal companions (3)  http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/60818-resolutionary-challenge-march-animal-companions/?p=1107335

5. Spring Exchange Mini. B (Green)

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Here is a link to the first four miniatures I finished for the month of March



That gets the mandatory minimum out of the way. I hope to start work on some more challenging stuff.


  1. My Spring miniature exchange figure. Its gonna be cool.
  2. A giant robot for Mars Attacks. I plan to enter it in the painting contest at ReaperCon and use it in the Mars Attacks game which I am running at the convention (wait that wont work)
  3. Ysera Dark Elf for a friend who is into WOW
  4. Ysera as a big honking dragon for that same friend.

But I have a feeling I will end up painting more Star Wars Imperial Assault minis this month which will slow my progress on the other stuff.



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It's March and I haven't missed the minimum yet. (I have actually surprised myself with that) 


Goals for March subject to change depending on my mood  :;):


Good luck everyone once again I can't wait to see what everyone paints up.


1. Dark Sword Kirin (practice mini for color scheme on my #2)

2. Dark Sword Kirin (for display base with Erato)

Here is the link for mini 1 and 2 for March. http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/60245-dark-sword-kirin-dsm1615-stephanie-law-masterworks/


3. Dark Sword Erato Here is proof that Erato is done  https://liviasminiatures.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/erato.jpg Sorry no show off thread as i haven't quite finished her display base and I am not certain what my plans for her are 100 percent.


4&5. Reaper 2756 Familiar Pack IV Ferret & Familiar Pack V Raccoon http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/60801-2756-familiar-pack-iv-ferret-2848-familiar-pack-v-raccoon/


Total of 5 for the month for me. Although 4 of them are critters but hey they still count.


I did manage to complete my sleeping beauty paint wise but I am still fiddling with her base and may go back for touch ups so she will have to wait for April to have a show off thread.

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March minimum of four is blown out of the water for me with starting on my Myth minis. I have a few dozen done as of now.

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