Theme: How will fairies survive in a technological and increasingly virtual world?
Contest start date: 13 March 2021
Contest end date: Closes at 5 p.m. on Saturday, 10 July 2021
One entry per person.
Entry must have been painted by the person entering the miniature.
Miniature must have been painted in 2021.
Miniature may not have been entered previously in any other online or in-person painting contest.
No entry fee.
Entire entry, excluding plinth if attached, must fit in a cube measuring 10 cm on each side. No exceptions.
Any figure from any manufacturer may be entered. Special: to reflect the support given to us by Reaper Miniatures, any Reaper figure entered receives an automatic bonus of 1 point in the creativity section.
Figure must be brought to Hecatina Miniature Painting Studio during normal open hours, before 5 p.m. on 10 July 2021, to be photographed. All judging is from photos of the figure.
Judging occurs on Sunday, 11 July 2021.
Winners announced at 5 p.m. on Sunday, 11 July 2021.
Prizes may be picked up from Hecatina Miniature Painting Studio as of Tuesday, 13 July 2021. Prizes must be picked up and will not be mailed out.
Other special awards may be added at the discretion of Hecatina Miniature Painting Studio.
Hecatina Miniature Painting Studio reserves the right to disqualify any entry that we deem to be offensive (graphic violence, racism, graphic sexual content, etc). If in doubt about whether your entry meets these criteria, ask us in advance.
Cyber Fae Miniature Painting Contest Scoring Criteria:
Creativity: Scored out of 10, with up to 4 bonus points possible (max possible score 14)
Cyber Fae Theme: Up to 3 bonus points
Reaper Miniature: 1 bonus point
use of color
things that are not part of the sculpt itself
painted effects (OSL, NMM, textures) (Object Source Lighting)
Workmanship: Scored out of 10
model prep for painting
Painting Skill: Scored out of 10
Execution of painted effects
Presentation: Scored out of 10
Overall composition (spacing, interaction, symmetry/asymmetry)
Basing and integration of figure with base
Weighted Scoring Criteria: Each of the four scores out of 10 will be multiplied by the % below to get a final score out of 10 for the entry. Maximum possible score of 10.6 with all bonus points.
Painting Skill: 60%