The deadline for the Autumn 2018 Brush with Death is fast approaching! (eeeek! its 11:59 pm this Saturday 3rd November!) This is the date for all emailed entries but you can bring your entries with you if you are attending the Autumn Open Day on the 10th November. Make sure you find Martin by midday if you want to enter anything!

We have received some incredible entries so far, so if you are busy putting the finishing touches to your brand new Vanguard miniatures, or adding that extra piece of detail to your Deadzone strike team don’t miss the date!

As a reminder, here is how you enter:

All submissions should be photographed at least 3 times , from different angles and emailed to Make sure your pictures are well lit and sharp – so we can see your amazing paint-jobs. There are plenty of guides online to help you when it comes to photographing your minis. You can also choose to send in or drop off at HQ in Nottingham too.

Brush With Death is now split over 4 categories. All categories are for ANY GENRE. There are no restrictions for our Fantasy, Sci-Fi or licensed ranges.

Single Figure

Single figure from the Mantic range. There is no size restriction on the figure or the base size so can be on a plinth or display base. It can be anything from a Goblin Wiz to a Tree Herder… but remember that bigger is not always strictly better!

Unit, Squad, Team or Warband

A minimum of five miniatures from the Mantic range, displayed on the appropriate base sizes for the game the miniatures are used in. Figures may be mounted on a single display base, be multi-based or individually based. The unit must be able to function within the game it is from.


At least two figures from the Mantic range, of any genre, mounted on a base no larger than 300mm in diameter. There is no height restriction.


At least 1,000 points army from either the Mantica or Warpath universes. Must be 100% Mantic Miniatures and must be a usable army.

And here is what you will win:

We have teamed up with Artis Opus who have been making waves in the industry with their new range of incredible Kolinsky Sable brushes. Our very own Hellboy: The Board Game and Here’s Negan The Board Game miniatures were painted by Angel Giraldez using these fantastic brushes. The winner of each category will receive an engraved collectors box with 4 brushes and brush soap.

Each category winner will also receive £100 Mantic online-store credit per category winner.

For full rules please read the previous blog found here.

Good luck to all entrants!


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