[RPG] How to obtain Custom miniatures?


I wish to get custom minatures for my kids (they play such widely available characters as a Wilden Shaman/Runepriest and a Shardmind Psion).

Where can I purchase them? How onerous a process is this?

I'm thinking this sounds like a great Christmas present (price depending)

Best Answer

Shapeways provides 3d printing services; there are already a few people selling miniatures through their storefront. I've never done 3D design, so I can't speak to how difficult it is, but it seems like there are two options: find someone who's done work there similar to what you want, and contract with them to do you a custom design; or play around with Blender, which is free and which produces files Shapeways can use.