14 Jul 2013

Female survivors

Hello,

I've finally got to it and finished first 28mm survivors I've managed to get for my zombie project.
You can see unboxing post here. I had quite some problems with them (it started even before I got them due to LGS mishap and it only got worse) and while I think they're not bad miniatures, they're somewhat sci-fish and they wouldn't be my first choice. They needed quite some cleaning up, if I remember correctly, but now that they're all painted they look quite nice.

I have painted the rest before (I have one male as it was packed wrongly and I got the right miniature from them eventually) and I've taken some group shots that you can see below.

I've learned quite few things while I was painting those, most notably I'm sick of greys and blacks I used to love that much :D.

 So, first miniature is highly converted. Gun was cut of, right arm repositioned and TAG flamethrower was placed in her hand. Apparently, because flamethrower is just like a chainsaw, you got to have one! Pipe is just a brass springy wire. Second one only had wire inserted in her right hand and sculpted to roughly present a dagger. I wanted as many survivors as possible to carry melee weapons so thats about it.


 Not much to say about miniatures themselves. I am quite happy with the result, yet I can't lose the feeling they were a rush job (that took me week to finish -.-)...I just can't get myself to enjoy painting at the moment. Perhaps I should put some plastic zeds together while I wait for my mojo to come back.

Below is a group shot with blurry WIP sculpts that have also came to an unfortunate standstill. Apart from two girls shown today, only a guy is converted (got a pistol in his right hand). 

All in all it isn't too much of a work done, but considering how limited my survivors range is, I am over half done! I got more much more painted (and to paint) for Strange Aeons, for example...if we don't count the zombies!


Thanks for looking,
Mathyoo

10 comments:

  1. Been waiting ages to finally see your flamethrower conversion painted, nice work mate.
    Hope you find your painting mojo soon, I'm still having trouble finding mine too lol

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    1. I know I know, I'm slow. But I do feel like playing some zombie games lately :P

      Must be something in the air!

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  2. Nice job glad to see them finished. They are good looking survivors. I think the range these are from is a futuristic/sci fi setting so probably explains there outfits.

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    1. Yes, they're bit sci-fi oriented, but with 50% off (+20% on for local retailer, so only 40% off defacto :P) I couldn't let them be!

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  3. Oooh. this is veryt nice mate!

    Well done on these survivors!

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    1. Cheers mate, slowly conquering the lead pile!

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  4. Those are really good my friend, top work.

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    1. Thank you sir, glad you like them!

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