Cap’n Ed

“Cap’n Ed” Smith is a painter and author for Catalyst Game Labs’ Camospecs.com. He strives to bring realistic, screen-style miniatures to tabletops and displays through scale-model techniques and weathering. Most importantly, he believes in making the hobby of miniature painting accessible to everyone. His miniature painting has been featured in BattleTech publications since the early 2000s, as well as in Cool Mini or Not Annual and The Ultimate Scale Model: Social Media Modelers Reference Manual.

10:00 AM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 1 Boardroom

Minis Painting Workshop: Painting the Future -- Mecha Machines (All Skill Levels)

This class will be both for beginners and intermediate levels. This will focus on the basics of how to paint mechs and machines using various techniques which could include washing, drybrushing, forms of weathering, etc. This will be a hands-on lecture-style class, meaning you'll be getting information while painting your mini! (3 hours. Limit 14 participants. $20 fee.)

Moderator: Cap’n Ed

Panelists: Cap’n Ed

Tracks: Maker, Gaming, Art, Workshop

5:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 1 Boardroom

Miniatures Painting Competition Judging

Minis painting judges will deliberate in this closed judging session. Contest participants are invited to attend the Miniatures Painting Competition Open Feedback session at 9:30pm to review their scores.

Moderator: Mike Kirk

Panelists: Cap’n Ed, Robert Henderson

Tracks: Art, Gaming, Maker, Contest

9:30 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 1 Boardroom

Miniatures Painting Competition Open Feedback Sessions

Contest participants are invited to attend this open feedback session to review their scores.

Moderator: Mike Kirk

Panelists: Mike Kirk, Cap’n Ed, Robert Henderson, Alex Manderfeld

Tracks: Art, Maker, Contest, Gaming