“Games give you a chance to excel, and if you're playing in good company you don't even mind if you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game.” ― Gary Gygax
You can use binder clips and just remove the handles after you've clamped them on. I imagine you could also paint them any color you want. But they'd still obscure the bottom of the figure.
I have seen that suggested, but I am really just looking for this style.
If I can't find them, Victory Point games has for cheap, $5 for 30, that I will probably get.