July 23, 2013

Back from PAX AUS 2013

Just got back from the very first PAX in Australia down in Melbourne. I braved the cheap flights, the rain and cold and had a great time at the con and then copped excess baggage charges on the way back :(

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On the Sunday I decided to have a crack at the Speed Painting competition since my friend Andrew had snuck into the Saturday night one and scored himself a medal. I made sure I got there early for the Sunday event. With a bit of warm up painting: a leopard from the paint and take.

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Here's a shot by Andrew of me putting way more stress and focus into one hour than I really should on a holiday XD

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Here's my mini. They had good paints and primed models, the brushes though had been through 3 days of paint and take abuse. Also Model Color Orange does not cover over grey primer.

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the stress did not end with brushes down as we hit the one hour mark, then I had to watch the intense judging as the models were slowly eliminated and it finally came down to mine and one other painter.

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I figured it'd be a nice gift for my Niece since I was staying at her place to give her both minis hope she likes them.


  1. Congrats on a fine looking mini, amazing what can be achieved in an hour