FRIDAY JUNE 12TH


Game Workshop Presents: Using Contrast Friday

9:00am - 10:30am

Contrast paints have been a real game-changer in miniatures painting. If you’re eager to learn more about the mystical art of using Contrast, painting guru Nick Bayton will be here to show you the best techniques for applying it to your models. Prepare to be enlightened! Contrast paint, brushes and a sample miniature are also provided.


Stiff Neck Studios Presents: Airbrush Tips, Tricks and Hacks for the Hobbyist

10:30am - Noon

​A practical hands on class for beginner to intermediate students. Students will learn techniques like – pre-shading, tinting/glazing, color gradient, and more. They will consider an artistic approach to planning how they want the model to be painted and be encouraged to use color theory and resource lighting. Students will learn tricks like stencil manipulation and masking to speed up their painting process. Students will be provided with a model for hands on application during the class which is included in cost of the ticket. Note: Airbrush portion of class will be demonstration only. 


Game Workshop Presents: Painting Power Armour

11:00am - 12:30pm

Learn the secrets of painting crisp, clean Space Marines. In this seminar, veteran army painter and top tutor Nick Bayton will walk you through making your Space Marines stand out. From colour matching to line highlighting, you'll learn a range of techniques that'll improve your painting across your army. Paints, brushes and miniatures will all be provided.


Game Workshop Presents: Speed Painting Primaris Intercessors

2:00pm - 5:00pm

In this seminar, you'll learn top techniques for batch painting Primaris Space Marines, making painting your army that little bit easier. You’ll be given a set of Easy To Build Primaris Intercessors, and you'll learn how to get them ready for the battlefield, from basecoats to final touches. Paint and brushes also provided.


Stiff Neck Studios Presents: Blood, Guts and Gore! A Guide to the Dark side of Modeling

7:30pm - 9:00pm

A practical hands on class taught by a professional, high-caliber artist, Wes Cogdal of Stiff Neck Studio, who will cover basic to advanced strategies on incorporating realistic blood and slime effects into your models. From blood streaks on weapons, splatter techniques, string effects for drool and many more. Students will leave the class armed with a wide variety of new tricks to take their models to the next level. Students will be provided with a model for hands on application during the class which is included in cost of the ticket. 






SATURDAY JUNE 13TH


Game Workshop Presents: Edge Highlighting

9:00am - 10:30am
Highlighting is a key skill for painters, helping make your models stand out on the tabletop – and, with our seminar, it's much easier than you might think. In this tutorial, veteran painter Nick Bayton will demonstrate just how to add edge highlights to your models, and you’ll have a chance to ask questions and get feedback on your technique. You'll even be provided with paints, brushes and a model to practice on.

Stiff Neck Studios Presents: Blood, Guts and Gore! A Guide to the Dark side of Modeling

10:30am - 12:00pm (Noon)
​A practical hands on class taught by a professional, high-caliber artist, Wes Cogdal of Stiff Neck Studio, who will cover basic to advanced strategies on incorporating realistic blood and slime effects into your models. From blood streaks on weapons, splatter techniques, string effects for drool and many more. Students will leave the class armed with a wide variety of new tricks to take their models to the next level. Students will be provided with a model for hands on application during the class which is included in cost of the ticket. ​

Game Workshop Presents: Painting Power Armour

11:00am - 12:30pm
Learn the secrets of painting crisp, clean Space Marines. In this seminar, veteran army painter and top tutor Nick Bayton will walk you through making your Space Marines stand out. From colour matching to line highlighting, you'll learn a range of techniques that'll improve your painting across your army. Paints, brushes and miniatures will all be provided.

Game Workshop Presents: Painting Metallics

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Metallics are a great way to make your models shine on the tabletop, and in this seminar, you'll learn how to get themyour metals looking great with help from hobby hero Nick Bayton. You'll learn and develop a range of techniques, from adding contrast to creating artificial shadows, ensuring that whatever you collect – whether it’s Stormcast Eternals or Adeptus Custodes – you’ll be able to make sure your army stands out. You’ll be provided with brushes and paints, as well as a miniature to practice on.

Stiff Neck Studios Presents: Battle Damage, Weathering and War! A Guide to Realistic Effects on Miniatures 

7:30pm - 9:00pm
A practical hands on class taught by a professional, high-caliber artist, Wes Cogdal of Stiff Neck Studio, who will cover basic to advanced strategies on incorporating realistic battle damage and weathering effects for your war gaming miniatures. Students will leave the class armed with a wide variety of new tricks to take their models to the next level. Students will be provided with a model for hands on application during the class which is included in cost of the ticket. 


Game Workshop Presents: Painting Special Effects

4:00pm - 5:30pm

​Citadel Technical paints make adding special effects to models easy. In this seminar, you'll learn how to make use of these paints, from creating realistic-looking gore with Blood for the Blood God and painting glimmering gemstones with Gem paints, to aging models with Ryza Rust and adding verdigris with Nihilakh Oxide. You’ll be provided with brushes and paints, as well as a miniature to practice on.






SUNDAY JUNE 14TH


Game Workshop Presents: Basing Your Models 
9:00am - 10:30am
No miniature is complete without a good base! In this seminar, master painter Nick Bayton will share his top techniques for bringing your models’ bases to life, from planning the correct colour choices to making the most effective use of Citadel Texture paints. He’ll also pass along his insights for adding advanced touches like foliage and working with scenic bases, so that getting the finishing details on your model just right is quick and simple. You’ll be provided with paints, brushes and, of course, bases to practice on.


Stiff Neck Studios Presents: Battle Damage, Weathering and War! A Guide to Realistic Effects on Miniatures 
10:30am - 12:00pm (Noon)
A practical hands on class taught by a professional, high-caliber artist, Wes Cogdal of Stiff Neck Studio, who will cover basic to advanced strategies on incorporating realistic battle damage and weathering effects for your war gaming miniatures. Students will leave the class armed with a wide variety of new tricks to take their models to the next level. Students will be provided with a model for hands on application during the class which is included in cost of the ticket. 

Game Workshop Presents: Using Contrast
11:00am - 12:30pm

Contrast paints have been a real game-changer in miniatures painting. If you’re eager to learn more about the mystical art of using Contrast, painting guru Nick Bayton will be here to show you the best techniques for applying it to your models. Prepare to be enlightened! Contrast paint, brushes and a sample miniature are also provided.


Game Workshop Presents: Edge Highlighting

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Highlighting is a key skill for painters, helping make your models stand out on the tabletop – and, with our seminar, it's much easier than you might think. In this tutorial, veteran painter Nick Bayton will demonstrate just how to add edge highlights to your models, and you’ll have a chance to ask questions and get feedback on your technique. You'll even be provided with paints, brushes and a model to practice on.







This year The ATC is excited to add Hobby Classes and Seminars to the weekend schedule!

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2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 
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