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PostSubject: Painting Zombies / Ghouls   Painting Zombies / Ghouls Icon_minitimeTue 15 Nov 2011 - 13:35

Hi I'm hoping to get started on my guys really soon and wanting a little advice before I start. I wanted a red/purple undertone to my ghouls with really pale skin ontop - as such I have a purple wash I was considering starting with on a cream spray undercoat. Should I go for black instead (undercoat) then build up a wash then highlight OR spray cream, do highlights/layers then wash?

I've got a brown wash for my zombies so the processes could be similar. Any advice would be really appreciated.

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PostSubject: Re: Painting Zombies / Ghouls   Painting Zombies / Ghouls Icon_minitimeTue 15 Nov 2011 - 20:05

I'd go with the army painter purple or blue undercoat. then paint them as normal, washing with a watered down ogryn flesh.
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Zombies / Ghouls   Painting Zombies / Ghouls Icon_minitimeWed 23 Nov 2011 - 20:22

hi guys,
my technique would be to start with a fairly pale colour and do the red, purple, whatever shades with very thin washes ; check out the last page of my thread "rascal's random miniatures"
I have never tried it, but starting undead flesh on a black undercoat seems difficult to me.
Why would you want a black undercoat if you want a rather pale fleshtone ?
Let us see your results, ok ? I'm interested in what you'll do.
happy painting !
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Zombies / Ghouls   Painting Zombies / Ghouls Icon_minitimeWed 25 Apr 2012 - 21:30

how about this color scheme? These are my zombies
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mariomartino/7113312889/in/photostream
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Zombies / Ghouls   Painting Zombies / Ghouls Icon_minitimeThu 26 Apr 2012 - 7:59

One technique I've used that looks pretty cool is to base the skin with a blue-grey such as GW Shadow Grey over a black-primed mini. Afterwards, give the skin a drybrush of a light flesh color, and a thin brown wash once you have finished. This gives the skin a pallid tone that looks pretty cool for a walking dead!
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