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The Undead Horde by Mantic Miniatures

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  • I used some Greenstuff to make a square insert for the "banner holder" guy. Not sure really what to do with it. I think I am going to make it into a glowing light. That light will also be in theirs eyes. As if they are strengthened from it.

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  • Duel priming: Goat of Grey then an over lay of white. 
  • After having done this spray method a few times now I have learned to make the top a majority white.
  • I also put a coat of Terrain Khaki on the Skeletons

 

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  • With the Zombies I decided on a green tone:
    • The body is first painted in Leather White in layers (1:3)*.
    • Then washed in a Green Wash(VJ). (1:3) 
    • Next I used Malvernian Purple in the deep recesses (1:2)

 

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  • Here is the set of 5 none Skeleton miniatures.
  • The Ghouls, I did a kind of reverse of the Zombies:

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That's it for now. I am adding the final touches to the non-skeleton ones now then going to approach them.

 

Questions and comments are always welcome. Additionally, tip or suggestions on the direction I should take are also welcome. 

 

Thanks!

 

 

*I thin down all my paints usually with Flow Improver - first - then Water. Example: a 1:3 ratio is 1 drop of paint to 2 parts Fi and 1 part water.

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UNDEAD!!!!

 

One of my favorite Fantasy races condition.

 

Good start, love the greenish Zombies.

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Why / How are some of the bases round but others square?

 

(I approve, BTW. I am a card-carrying Base Shape Anarchist. But asking because other tabletop gamers get rather fussed about it.)

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Thanks y'all! They are turning out well! 

 

Why / How are some of the bases round but others square?

(I approve, BTW. I am a card-carrying Base Shape Anarchist. But asking because other tabletop gamers get rather fussed about it.)

Cause there was not enough square bases in the Box of Goodwill. Those are actually the bases from the Star War Imperial Assault Probe Droids, turned upside down and filled with sand. It kind of drove me crazy at first that they are not all matching but I got over it. They are going to be push around a table and handle punch, it's ok. ::D:

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  • Finished up these guys, expect the bases as i want to do them all at the same time to ensure uniformity.
  • I added some blood stains and a more detail on the clothing as well as upper highlights on the skin, cloths, etc.

 

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Didn't get much done last night but thought I would share. ::):

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Nice progress!

 

Those skellies look like they're having fun.

FUN... Ya, strangely enough, once I painted their tunics the rum on my desk disappeared over night...  :wacko:

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Nice progress!

 

Those skellies look like they're having fun.

FUN... Ya, strangely enough, once I painted their tunics the rum on my desk disappeared over night...  :wacko:

 

 

 

Hmm better keep an eye out on these guys then.

 

They look a bit hungry too, I mean come on, they're skin over bone.. I guess they will be raiding your kitchen soon..

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Nice progress!

 

Those skellies look like they're having fun.

FUN... Ya, strangely enough, once I painted their tunics the rum on my desk disappeared over night...  :wacko:

 

 

 

Hmm better keep an eye out on these guys then.

 

They look a bit hungry too, I mean come on, they're skin over bone.. I guess they will be raiding your kitchen soon..

 

 

Nah, I went out and bought 3 bottles of rum on Friday. I believe they will be appeased for now. ::D:

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Weekend Progress:

  • The Shield is not done yet. Going over it with some black washes this week. Same with the boots.

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  • I used pinstriping on the shield. Then painted the grey, removed the pinstriping and painted the VJ Bloody Red in the center 
  • Made sure to thin it down so I could see the high and low marks from my double priming.

 

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  • These are the colors I used for the Skeletons.
    • Terrain Khaki then Brown washed it down.
    • Terrain Khaki again to bring it back up.
    • Then Leather White mixed in with the remaining Terrain Khaki. 
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