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Post Cancon 2018

We had an amazing time at this years CANCON, the biggest and busiest we’ve ever seen it.  It was great to meeting all the awesome folks who stopped by our table, and we look forward to seeing you all again next year. There was tons of tournaments and wargaming tables, the huge Boardgames Library,  loads […]

After Cancon

Some of our favourite highlights at Cancon 2017

We are back from Cancon 2017, and we had a blast. It was fantastic talking to all the awesome people who dropped by our table, and seeing all the great events & activities. We sold out of a number of items during the convention, and have already begun to restock them (we have some Living […]

ComicGong 2016 De-Brief

Saturday was ComicGong 2016! and we had an excellent time. A bit thankyou to all the good people who dropped by our stand on the day, it was a pleasure meeting each and everyone of you. Another big thank you to the wonderful folks at the Wollongong City Library who organised and ran the convention; […]

Comic Gong

Banner for Comic Gong 2016

Comic Gong is on again in less than 2 weeks. We will be there again and look forward to seeing all the awesome geeky, nerdy, pop-culture-y stuff as well as all the excellent folks from the Illawarra area. If you want to say ‘hi’, will be in the Town Hall Auditorium (table A43).

Cancon 2016 Afterword

The Ex Manus Studios table at Cancon 2016

We are back from CANCON and we had an awesome time.  Met tons of awesome people, saw some excellent cosplay, visited the many other excellent trade stands, watched some epic games play on tables with fantastic terrain, and generally had an all-round great time. Sadly, we were unable to do any tweeting over the weekend, […]


Armature used in sculpting a tabletop miniature

Hello Again! Sorry about the delay on this Blog post, but we are finally here and just in time (thank goodness for a month with 5 Mondays). This week I’d like to talk about armatures. What are armatures? Think of them as the skeleton within a miniature (or larger sculptures). They are usually made of […]

A Bump in the Road

Pendix Here, When I started this blog I made commitment that I would be posting regularly on the first & third Monday of each month. Up until now this has gone pretty well, however this week I’ve been moving house. And that is a hell of a lot of work, which also limits time behind my […]

The Material Question

Miniatures production materials comparison

Pendix here, chief (and only) sculptor of Ex Manus Studios. This week I wanted to talk about the materials we (and by we, I mean the industry) make miniatures out of. This is a subject I’ve seen discussed a lot online, and with my love of miniatures & background in manufacturing, I thought it was […]