9th Annual Iron Brush

Miniature Painting Contest

Entry Drop Off - March 1 - 17

Display/Voting - March 18 - 31

Winners Announced - April 1


Due to Covid-19 and keeping everyone safe our competition will run differently this time around.


  • Drop off entries at the store starting March 1st and no later than March 17th (Saint Patrick's Day). 
    • Please include your name, phone number and email address. 
    • This information is for internal use only to keep track of the miniatures and will not be viewed by the public.
  • Entries will be on display from March 18th - March 31st. 
  • We will also post entries on our website and Discord. 
  • Winners will be announced on April 1st as determined by our Judges.     


  • $1.00 per entry


  • Open Category: Enter a single figure, squad, vehicle, diorama, monster etc.
  • Figures can be from any company.
  • Maximum Size: Entire entry including base should be able to fit into a hypothetical 14” square box
  • Artist: Entries must be painted by the person entering them


  • Entries will be judged primarily on painting skill. technique and overall look
  • A well painted single figure will win over a not as well painted squad or diorama
  • Your base will be judged as part of the entry, it needs to be as well finished as your figure(s)


  • GOLD: $100.00 Other Realms Gift Card
  • SILVER: $50.00 Other Realms Gift Card
  • BRONZE: $25.00 Other Realms Gift Card

MASTERS PAINTING CONTEST** -separate from the Iron Brush Painting Contest 

  • PUBLIC VOTE - Judging is by votes cast by the public
  • Participants are by invitation only and/or 2 x 1st Place Iron Brush winners
  • Entries will be on display from March 18th - March 31st. 
    • During this time you can vote for your favorite figure by casting your ballot at the store [limit one ballot per person].
    • We will also post entries on our website and Discord but voting will only be done in store.
  • The theme is Fantasy Figure. 
  • This is your chance to judge the JUDGES and past Iron Brush Winners
  • Winning entry will be announced on April 1st.
  • Prizes: Nothing - Just bragging rights! (and their name on a pretty plaque)