Space Pugs are Hassle Free
Over on the Platoon Britannica forums they’ve just announced a fun little painting competition which is dedicated to Hasslefree Miniatures. It looks like it will be the first in a series of such competitions aimed at promoting small British miniatures manufacturers.
I’ve never painted, or even bought, a Hasslefree figure so this seemed like the perfect opportunity to pick up one of their fun sculpts.
And what could be more fun than a pug. In space.
I ordered the little chap on Sunday and he was waiting for me when I got in from work this evening. Thumbs up for their speedy delivery. And another thumbs up for the very reasonable price.
Anyway, eager to get started I spent a little while this evening prepping and undercoating him.
There were a few mould lines to deal with and one I didn’t notice until after I had spray undercoated. I also didn’t realise that the surface was somewhat pitted until the undercoat was on. I may need to do a bit of Milliput smoothing there. We’ll see.
He’s pretty tiny as you can see in the above pic where I have laid out a penny for comparison.
Even though he’s so small I reckon he’ll be great fun to paint.
Now I just have to decide on a colour scheme, and come up with a plan for the base.