Time to get started with the three months of madness that is Curt's annual Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge. It's the sixth edition of the challenge and the fourth time that I'm participating in it. Once again I'm aiming for the 1000 points as in the last couple of years. 2013-14 saw me pass it by a great margin while last year I only just got over the target. With real life interfering more with hobby time nowadays, it will be bit of a stretch to get that done. But we'll see how it goes! Might have to participate in one or two of the bonus rounds to make the points this time around.
But without further ado it's time for my first entry. I wanted something really fast to paint up for the first miniature and while rummaging through my lead pile I found a bunch of old citadel sculpts that I'd bought from eBay a while back and more or less forgotten about them. With Christmas around and me coming from the land of Santa Claus I figured that this old limited edition christmas special was the perfect choice! What we have here is a Citadel Chaos Santa sculpted by one of the Perrys and being available during christmas sometime in the mid to late 80s. Last year I had plans to paint this up and make a small vignette inside a christmas decoration with it, but that never materialized so this time I just went with a normal base.
Coming up next in the challenge are some Saxons and then I'll probably finish off the rest of the Flames of War Americans. Plus some miniatures themed christmas decorations :)
What a cracking start, a lovely piece of festive fun.VastaaPoista
Nicely done, cute and unusual Santa Chaos...VastaaPoista
Thank you Phil! Though I don't know if cute is the first word that would come to mind if I ever met a santa like that :)Poista
How appropriate... :) Top job!VastaaPoista
Well done Samuli! Merry Christmas to you and yours.VastaaPoista
Thanks! The same to you as well!Poista
That's what I call a bad Santa. More traditional one here:http://25yearsofminis.blogspot.fi/2015/12/merry-christmas.htmlVastaaPoista
So Merry X-mas dude!
I'm not very good with these traditional things :) There's always a bit of need to spice things upPoista