Hobby Rubric and Requirements

Requirements

Rubric

Below are 20 questions that capture effort and skill.  The first 10 involve painting/brush skills.  The second 10 involve hobby, visual composition and theme.  Next to each criteria will be a check box.  The number of checks should translate to painting points at the individual event and for ITC hobby rankings.  A modifier on the points will be applied as normal for the size of the event and their appearance rank at the event.

Painting:

  • Is the majority of the army painted?
  • Is the army Fully Painted (no primer showing)?
  • Are details such as grenades, buckles, claws etc. painted across the entire army?
  • Is the majority of the army shaded and or highlighted?
  • Are squad markings or unit identifiers present over the majority of the army?
  • Are squad markings or unit identifiers present over the entire army?
  • Is the entire army based?
  • Are advanced details like eyes, gems, rivets, bone shards/teeth and lenses painted across the entire army?
  • Are advanced techniques like OSL, Weathering, Camouflage, Glowing, NMM or Freehand present?
  • Are advanced techniques like OSL, Weathering, Camouflage, Glowing, NMM or Freehand over the majority of the army present?

Hobby:

  • Are multiple elements and features visible/painted on the bases for a majority of the army?
  • Are there examples of kitbashing or conversion work present in the army?
  • Are there examples kitbashing of conversion work present for the majority of the army?
  • Were all the mold lines removed and gaps filled over the majority of the army?
  • Are advanced hobby materials used like plasticard and greenstuff?

Display/Theme:

  • Is a display board and/or a printed original story (background) present for the army?
  • Is the basing consistent across the entire army and/or match the display or story?
  • Is there a distinctive centerpiece model that stands out from the rest such as the Warlord or focal point for the army?
  • Are all squad leaders, lords, heroes, captains, brain bugs or nobs, etc. distinctive and easily identifiable?
  • If everything was checked above check this box too – This army represents a cohesive force indicative of the 40k universe