Thursday, December 19, 2013

From PaulS: 28mm Greyscale Zombies (90 points)


PaulS sends us his second entry with these wonderfully creepy greyscale zombies.

From Paul:
This time we have 18 zombies from Zombicide. Earlier in the year, tried painting them up in full colour, but it just ended up looking messy and took forever trying to get each one looking different enough, so, I decided to give Carmen's black and white zombies a go. 
Rather than go down the same route he has for the rage and toxic zombies I've decided to be a bit more subtle and go for a Sin City approach. Normal zombies are plain black and white; rage zombies will have splashes of red and toxic zombies will have puss green dripping from them. Nice and juicy!

This batch consists of 16 walkers/runners of various types and two much larger Fatties to tower over everyone.
Great stuff Paul! I'm a big fan of Carmen's greyscale work and you've done a very nice job with these. I also like the idea of different colour 'points' for zombie-types. And again, I really like the clear bases.

This herd of zombies will give Paul a very tidy 90 points.

17 comments:

  1. I painted my zombies in Greyscale as well. For me it was "Left 4 Dead" computer game that I used for inspiration. Yours have come out looking very tidy indeed. So nice it makes me think I should repaint mine!.

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  2. Nice work and clever use of grey scale put to good use.

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  3. Fantastic Zombies, the greyscale approach works really well. I painted a load in colour a few years ago and they looked a complete mess, not at all threatening. This bunch give me the creeps....

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    1. I know what you mean. I wasn't ever so pleased with my full colour zombies either

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  4. this is how I plan to do mine too and with the same inspiration. I hope mine turn out as good as these
    Peace James

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  5. Very nice approach to painting these figs!

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  6. Thanks guys. I am pleased with the small gathering. The full set will be terrifying

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  7. I absolutely love these! Wonderful paint job and great idea, especially if the survivors are then done in colour.

    I haven't gotten around to painting mine since I wasn't sure what to do with them. However, I now have a plan (stolen from you!).

    I checked out the link too, I love the idea of the different colours for each of the types of zombies so that you can see which are which. Awesome idea.

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    1. I've got plans for the zombivors too. I want to try and place them half way between the full colour Survivors and the black and white zombies. I'm not quite sure how that's going to work yet, but it sounds good in my head ;)

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  8. Great idea, well executed, well done

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  9. Really nice, as effective as Carmen's in a different way

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  10. Oooh! Lovely and creepy zeds there Paul :)

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  11. Now that's really good, I had seen Carmen's but I love your addition of the colour, very good indeed!

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  12. This is very good indeed, love the contrast

    Ian

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