Goonhammer Painting Contest Voting: The Open Competition

After months of converting, priming, painting, and submissions the wait is finally over! We’ve collected your submissions, our judges have weighed in, and we’re now ready for the most exciting part of the competition: The FAN VOTING. Each day this week we’ll be bringing a different category your way for voting – each category will end scoring 7 days after posting, so scoring for this category ends at midnight Thursday 20th August.

Today we’re presenting you with the entries for The Open Competition! This is the only category of the contest that doesn’t have a judges’ pick prize, and also the only category that Goonhammer contributors could enter. So this one is all on your votes!


1. ThatGobbo’s Morkanaut

Morkanaut. Credit: That Gobbo


2. The Twisted Path’s Harlequins Army

Credit: Etienne Chaize


3. Chris Miller’s Building with Mural

Credit: Chris Miller


4. Gobbapalooza by BuffaloChicken

Credit: BuffaloChicken


5. Daniel Delgado’s Knight Army

Credit: Daniel Delgado


6. Jon Reynolds’ Genestealer Cults Gang

Credit: JD Reynolds


7. Colm Browne’s Wraithbowl 2020

Credit: Colm Browne


8. Joey K’s Catachan Colonel

Credit: Joseph Knoblach


Time to Vote

Pick the one you like best. One vote per person, voting starts now and goes until midnight UTC on Thursday, August 20th.

Painting Contest 2020: Open Competition

  • ThatGobbo’s Morkanaut (25%, 284 Votes)
  • Etienne Chaize’s Harlequins Army (9%, 102 Votes)
  • Chris Miller’s Building with Mural (11%, 129 Votes)
  • Gobbapalooza by BuffaloChicken (10%, 113 Votes)
  • Daniel Delgado’s Knight Army (5%, 61 Votes)
  • Jon Reynolds' Genestealer Cults Gang (2%, 27 Votes)
  • Colm Browne's Wraithbowl 2020 (33%, 377 Votes)
  • Joey K's Catachan Colonel (3%, 38 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,131

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What’s Next: Tallying Votes and Runners Up

Thanks for voting and participating. From here on out we’ll be tallying votes and picking the entries for our Judges’ pick winners. We’ll be posting some of the great entries that didn’t make the top 8 voting at some point and we’ll be back to announce the final winners on Friday, August 21st. In the meantime if you have any questions or feedback, drop us a note in the comments below or email us at