Mike Kirk

Mike is a longtime avid gamer and painter. He is part owner of a game shop in the Oklahoma City area, and has written for Pinnacle Entertainment Group. Miniature painting is his passion, and he enjoys teaching painting. He's worked closely with SoonerCon for years, and looks forward to continuing. Other interests are history and sports. He is also a proud US Navy veteran.

8:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 1 Boardroom

Minis Workshop: Dressed to Impress -- Blending Techniques for Cloth and Leather (Intermediate)

This is an intermediate-level class. This class will concentrate on how to blend your paints to get smooth transitions on your models. We will particularly be focusing blending on cloth and other accessories such as bags and boots. 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: Mike Kirk

Panelists: Mike Kirk

Tracks: Maker, Gaming, Art, Workshop

11:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma F

Speed Painting Competition

In our Speed Paint Competition, competitors each have 45 minutes to complete a figure provided. How detailed can you get? Winners can move on to further competition with prizes awarded in the final round. Times are 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM, and 5 PM Final Round on Saturday. Game room sponsored by Streamlabs. Miniatures sponsored by Reaper Minis.

Moderator: Alex Manderfeld

Panelists: Alex Manderfeld, Mike Kirk

Tracks: Gaming, Maker, Art

Noon | Location: Oklahoma F

Sophie Says

With Sophie Says, you have 45 minutes to paint a miniature, but you have to do it as “Sophie Says.” You may have to stand up, or use only green, or paint the figure of the person to your left. There’s no telling what Sophie might say! Sophie Says happens at these times Saturday: 12 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM. Game room sponsored by Streamlabs. Miniatures sponsored by Reaper Minis.

Moderator: Alex Manderfeld

Panelists: Alex Manderfeld, Mike Kirk

Tracks: Gaming, Maker, Art

1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma F

Speed Painting Competition

In our Speed Paint Competition, competitors each have 45 minutes to complete a figure provided. How detailed can you get? Winners can move on to further competition with prizes awarded in the final round. Times are 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM, and 5 PM Final Round on Saturday. Game room sponsored by Streamlabs. Miniatures sponsored by Reaper Minis.

Moderator: Alex Manderfeld

Panelists: Alex Manderfeld, Mike Kirk

Tracks: Art, Maker, Gaming

2:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma F

Sophie Says

With Sophie Says, you have 45 minutes to paint a miniature, but you have to do it as “Sophie Says.” You may have to stand up, or use only green, or paint the figure of the person to your left. There’s no telling what Sophie might say! Sophie Says happens at these times Saturday: 12 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM. Game room sponsored by Streamlabs. Miniatures sponsored by Reaper Minis.

Moderator: Alex Manderfeld

Panelists: Alex Manderfeld, Mike Kirk

Tracks: Gaming, Art, Maker

3:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma F

Speed Painting Competition

In our Speed Paint Competition, competitors each have 45 minutes to complete a figure provided. How detailed can you get? Winners can move on to further competition with prizes awarded in the final round. Times are 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM, and 5 PM Final Round on Saturday. Game room sponsored by Streamlabs. Miniatures sponsored by Reaper Minis.

Moderator: Alex Manderfeld

Panelists: Alex Manderfeld, Mike Kirk

Tracks: Maker, Gaming, Art

4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma F

Sophie Says

With Sophie Says, you have 45 minutes to paint a miniature, but you have to do it as “Sophie Says.” You may have to stand up, or use only green, or paint the figure of the person to your left. There’s no telling what Sophie might say! Sophie Says happens at these times Saturday: 12 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM. Game room sponsored by Streamlabs. Miniatures sponsored by Reaper Minis.

Moderator: Alex Manderfeld

Panelists: Alex Manderfeld, Mike Kirk

Tracks: Gaming, Art, Maker

6:00 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: Mike Kirk, Alex Manderfeld

Tracks: Art, Gaming, Maker, Contest

5:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma F

Speed Painting Competition

In our Speed Paint Competition, competitors each have 45 minutes to complete a figure provided. How detailed can you get? Winners can move on to further competition with prizes awarded in the final round. Times are 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM, and 5 PM Final Round on Saturday. Game room sponsored by Streamlabs. Miniatures sponsored by Reaper Minis.

Moderator: Alex Manderfeld

Panelists: Alex Manderfeld, Mike Kirk

Tracks: Art, Maker, Gaming

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

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

Minis Workshop: Gussied Up – Painting Faces & Hair (Intermediate)

This is an intermediate-level class. This class will focus on techniques to use while painting facial features. This class will give methods to paint the smaller, but important, details of the face such as eyes. This class will also address ways to blend and highlight hair of the miniature as well. 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: Mike Kirk

Panelists: Mike Kirk

Tracks: Gaming, Art, Maker, Workshop