This article is a descriptive overview of the differences between tabletop quality and display level miniature painting standards.
What do the terms “tabletop standard”, “display level”, or collector quality” mean in regards to miniature painting?
This seems to be a recurring question in the miniature painting community. And, it is an especially relevant topic for commissioned painters or clients who might encounter different project prices that depend on painting quality level.
Read on to see 1) the general descriptions of each miniature painting standard, as well as 2) some thoughts on how time is a key factor in determining “standard”