|"Gargoyles are usually an elongated fantastic animal..."|
These four wonderfully characterful 28mm scale resin Gargoyles are made by "Wargames Terrain Workshop" and can be purchased from their Graveyard Scenery range. The statues range in height from 27mm to 30mm and have all been based on the thin-lipped 40mm circular bases I use as stands for my scenery/objective markers.
Each model was initially undercoated with an old OOP pot of "Citadel" Adeptus Battlegrey and washed with Nuln Oil. They were then all dry-brushed with more Adeptus Battlegrey and then given a final highlight of "Vallejo" Heavy Bluegrey.
|Grim Reaper Statue WIPs - The intimidatingly tall resin model just needs its scythe to be washed and dry-brushed|
In addition to the weather-worn Gargoyles I have also purchased one Dave Stone's chillingly impressive Grim Reaper statues. This 98mm tall resin piece has also been super-glued to a 40mm circular base and been undercoated with "Citadel" Adeptus Battlegrey, and I am now slowly building up his impressive bronze scythe in order to prepare it for a generous wash of Nihilakh Oxide.
With Zomtober 2016 now two-thirds of the way through I have been busy painting the remaining few walking cadavers I want to submit before the challenge concludes. To that end I have spent the vast majority of my recent hobby time working on some of the Mega-City One undead I received from "Mongoose Games" as part of their 'controversial' 2012 “Judge Dredd Miniatures Game: Block War" Kickstarter.
|Mega-City One Undead WIPs - Both of these living dead still require some considerable work|
The first of these is a Judge Zombie which fortunately is proving a far more enjoyable experience than the one I had whilst painting his 'healthier' colleagues a few years ago. Back then I felt the company's Judge sculpts were inconsistently sculpted with missing buckles, different styled helmets and shoddy casting. I'm pleased to say that certainly hasn't been the case with this particular miniature and his somewhat darker palette to the one I ordinarily use for my Mega-City One lawmen has really helped give the brain-eating Judge a darkly dank look.
I have also been pottering away on those zeds which I have super-glued together using components from both "Mantic Games" and "Mongoose Publishing". As I often try and work on a pair of models simultaneously, swapping between the two as the paint dries on the other, I have chosen a more sombre green/purple colour scheme for my next ghoul; albeit I am contemplating a bright "Vallejo" Squid Pink shoulder-pad simply to make the figure stand out on the tabletop...