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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

"Shopping" a diorama with Hasslefree Miniatures

I have worked on the is particular diorama for well over a year at this point (although to be honest there is probably a 12 month stretch where it just lived in its box). It was mostly finished and entered at ReaperCon 2011 where it took a silver medal. I decided to try again at Tacticon 2012 with it. I added the glass to the window and tried to bring the highlights up on the girls and darken up the rest of the diorama. So I pulled all of that off although the bullet holes in the glass didn't come out very well but after three attempts I was willing to go with it. After the contest we were thinking that maybe the Vallejo Crackle Medium would have gotten me closer to the effect I was looking for. Anyway so I pulled off a second silver with this one. I need to figure out what to do for February.

The three Hasslefree Miniatures are: Debra (HFA048), McKenzie (b) (HFA054) and Ashlee (b) (HFA057)

Hasslefree is a great little company and people don't come much better than Sally and Kev White.
HassleFree Miniatures

A few WIPs before the final entry photos:


And the final result:


6 comments:

  1. I saw the word "shop" and I made a beeline over here. Kris this is just beautiful. Best wishes.

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    1. Its amazing what will catch some people's attention! Thank you, I'll have to do better next time. I guess I'll spend some more time on the Hasslefree site. Kev really does some of the most expressive sculpts.

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  2. Hola
    Una escena muy buena,me gusta como as colocado las figuras de las marines mirando el escaparate todo disparado pero fijandose en las botas muy bueno.
    un saludo

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    1. Glad you liked the scene. I wanted the focus on the boots and it sounds like I pulled that off at least from your viewpoint! Thanks!

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    1. Thanks Ray! It was a fun little project.

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