Merry Christmas – Plague Santa

Well what a strange year 2020 has been, it seemed that this model from Wargames Foundry was the obvious choice this year for a Christmas figure to paint.

Plague Santa Front

Plague Santa Back

I quite enjoyed painting him as he’s relatively simple to do which is just what I wanted after a long break from painting, unfortunately the last couple of years have been very busy for me with a close family member dying and my business has been growing very quickly and then this year I’ve had building work been carried out so I haven’t had much time for any painting for a long time. Things are hopefully settling down now though so my new years resolution is to get painting as much as I can as I’ve still been buying miniatures like a mad man.

I imagine this year has been pretty terrible for many people but I hope you have had at least something to celebrate, but lets hope for a better New Year and Happy Christmas to you all.

Painting Guide below –

From a Black Undercoat the robes were base coated Vallejo’s Heavy Red, the fur trim Wolf Grey. The Sack was Beasty Brown while the zombie corpse was covered with Bonewhite. Santa’s Beard was base coated Cold Grey, Finally the gloves, belt and mask were all tidied up with another coat of Black with the lenses of the mask painted White.

The whole model apart from the sack and zombie were shaded with GW Nuln Oil, the sack was shaded with GW Agrax Earthshade and the zombie with Army Painter Zombie Shader

Then everything was highlighted with the same base colour again and then a final drybrush of Dead White for the beard and fur trim. The robes were highlighted with Gory Red and then a final highlight of Bloody Red.

The gloves, belt and mask were highlighted with Dark Grey, Dark Blue GreyNeutral Grey and then washed with Nuln Oil again to soften the layers. The goggles were rimmed with Brassy Brass while then lenses were just shaded with Carroburg Crimson over the White basecoat and then shaded with Nuln Oil.

The sack was a 50/50 mix of Leather Brown and Beasty Brown then just Leather Brown on it’s own, while the Zombie, was highlighted with Rakarth Flesh and then a final highlight of Pallid Wych Flesh.