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Magnificent series of high-quality 54 mm miniatures in resin to collect and paint, based on the illustrations of Jean-Baptiste MONGE.
484 backers pledged €54,769 to help bring this project to life.

Full information about our kickstarter / Le plein d'informations concernant notre kickstarter

Posted by BLACKSMITH MINIATURES (Creator)
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(ENGLISH VERSION)

Dear customers, 

Dear painters,  

For some time we have not given you news of the progress of the project "World of Jean-Baptiste MONGE".  

All our energy was spent on order preparation and quality control.  

Our main delay is due to the waiting for series castings of several pieces, especially Tinkerbell and Ferret as well as several Crooks that we have made again after a minimal defect.    

Those who have already had the chance to receive their order know our requirement of fineness and quality of sculpture and also of molding but necessarily a manufacture of molds slow and complicated.  

Nevertheless our subcontractor the molding company "GRX creations" works hard to their fabrications as evidenced by these recent photos:  

cast resin from ferret's body
cast resin from ferret's body
one of the stages of the creation of the various molds of origins necessary for the production of miniatures
one of the stages of the creation of the various molds of origins necessary for the production of miniatures
some resin prints of "Tinkerbell"
some resin prints of "Tinkerbell"

We delivered about 300 "pledger" customers out of the 500 who contributed to the project. 

We thank very much the customers not yet delivered for the reasons mentioned above for their patience and trust.  

We have recovered all the miniatures painted by Jean-Marc BRISSET and they are beautiful: it is a joy to admire them with their little details

The 3 tutorials offered as gifts to kickstarter participants have been unlocked and you have received one or more emails.  

Good reading!  

It is possible that you have received several times each tutorials following a bugg of our software of sending. Do not take account of the duplicates or others, there are only 3 different tutorials

regards

The team of Blacksmith Miniatures

(VERSION FRANCAISE)

Chers clients,

Chers peintres,  

Depuis quelques temps nous ne vous avions pas donné de nouvelles de l’avancement du projet « World of Jean-Baptiste MONGE ».  

Tout notre énergie a été consacrée à la préparation des commandes et au contrôle qualité.  

Notre principal retard est dû à l’attente des moulages séries de plusieurs pièces dont particulièrement Tinkerbell et Ferret ainsi que plusieurs Crooks que nous avons refait fabriquer suite à un défaut minime. 

Ceux qui ont déjà eu la chance de recevoir leur commande savent notre exigence de finesse et de qualité de sculpture et aussi de moulage mais nécessairement une fabrication des moules lente et compliquée

Néanmoins notre sous-traitant la société de moulage « GRX créations » travaille d’arrache-pied à leurs fabrications comme en témoigne ces photos récentes : 

tirage résine des corps de "ferret"
tirage résine des corps de "ferret"
une des étapes de la création des  différents moules d'origines nécessaire à la production des miniatures
une des étapes de la création des différents moules d'origines nécessaire à la production des miniatures
quelques tirages résines de "Tinkerbell"
quelques tirages résines de "Tinkerbell"

Nous avons livré environ 300 clients « pledgeurs » sur les 500 qui ont contribués au projet. Nous remercions énormément les clients pas encore livré pour les raisons évoquées ci-dessus pour leurs patiences et confiances. 

Nous avons récupéré toutes les figurines peintes par jean-Marc BRISSET et elles sont magnifiques: c'est un vrai bonheur de les admirer avec leurs petits détails minutieux

Les 3 tutoriels offerts comme cadeaux aux participants du kickstarter ont été débloqué et vous avez reçu un ou plusieurs email.  

Bonne lecture!  

Il est possible que vous ayez reçu plusieurs fois chaque tutoriels suite à un bugg de notre logiciel d'envoi.Ne tenez pas compte des doublons ou autres, il y a bien que 3 tutoriels différents.

Amicalement

 L’équipe de Blacksmith Miniatures

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    1. BLACKSMITH MINIATURES Creator on

      @tirdman83

      Hello Jacob,
      we did not forget you.
      We are trying to prepare your package in the next week.All our difficulty is sending painted figurines

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      tirdman83 on

      Any word on when the backers who ordered the painted pieces by Jean-Marc BRISSET are supposed to be shipped? I haven't gotten mine yet. Thanks!

    3. Rob Herring on

      Hi

      Are all the miniatures now shipped? Should I be expecting mine soon?

    4. BLACKSMITH MINIATURES Creator on

      @Matt Bonett
      Hello Matt,
      we will try to send your package this Monday, June 5th by post
      Sorry for the delay

    5. Matt Bonett
      Superbacker
      on

      @BLACKSMITH MINIATURES any updates on the shipping of the rest of the miniatures? Thank you

    6. BLACKSMITH MINIATURES Creator on

      @Ivan Berov
      Hello Ivan, your package was sent only yesterday but with a registered number and insurance.
      I wish you good reception

    7. Ivan Berov on

      Just wanted to ask what delivery service are you using?
      Are we to expect a tracking number?

      Asking because I don't exactly trust my local post office. I might have to regularly check for updates on their side. I confirmed my address on 24 04 2018. What time does it take for the package to be sent and delivered?

      Regards!
      Awesome work!

    8. ray bans
      Superbacker
      on

      quality over speed

      every time

    9. Arla Kean on

      I am more than happy to wait. I loved the concept of these minis from day 1 and I would rather the time was taken to properly produce them.
      So excited! They look fantastic!

    10. Julia L Powell
      Superbacker
      on

      They look fantastic! Believe me these are worth the wait - thank you for taking care to make sure they are the best quality. Great update!