Rhonda “Wren” Bender has won numerous awards at Gen Con, ReaperCon, CMON Expo, World Expo, and the Atlanta Model Figure Show, including three Crystal Brush qualifiers. She currently works painting for the studio collections of Reaper Miniatures and Dark Sword Miniatures. She loves to teach almost as much as she loves to paint, and has taught classes at many conventions over the past 12 years. Rhonda has been a guest of honor at Cold Wars, GenghisCon and CMON Expo, and has taught at many other conventions. She is also the author/painter of Reaper Miniature’s Learn to Paint kit series.