10th Annual Iron Brush

Miniature Painting Contest

Entry Drop Off - February 1 - 12

Display/Voting - February 13 - 26

Winners Announced - February 27



  • Drop off entries at the store starting February 1st and no later than February 12th.
    • 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 February 13th - February 26th. 
  • Winners will be announced on February 27th as determined by our Judges.     


  • $1.00 per entry - Maximum 5 entries


  • 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 February 13th - February 26th.
    • During this time you can vote for your favorite figure by casting your ballot at the store [limit one ballot per person].
  • All the Masters Painters will be painting the same figure - Warhammer Warcry Ogroid Myrmidon
  • This is your chance to judge the JUDGES and past Iron Brush Winners
  • Winning entry will be announced on February 27th.
  • Prizes: Nothing - Just bragging rights! (and their name on a pretty plaque)