Mansions of Madness – Warlocks

From the Horrific Journeys expansion, the Warlocks are much better quality than those of the core set. Being hard plastic and better sculpted, they were a delight to paint. Admittedly, they aren’t the most dynamic in pose, but there’s something about them that made me smile.

As for painting, they were really easy. I primed black and then added some German Grey zenithal highlights using the airbrush. In hindsight, I could have gone a shade lighter, as the German Grey doesn’t stand out at all really. The suit was highlighted last thing, using variations of Sombre and Heavy Grey.

Mansions of Madness - Warlocks

I had a little fun with the flesh, as I wanted it quite pale, and used just two colours, Tan and Pale Flesh. I do a lot of playing around with flesh, maybe not the best approach but it seems to work for me. I put on a base of Tan and then the extreme highlights of Pale Flesh. From there on its continued wet blends of the two colours, sometimes mixed together, sometimes neat. I spend far too long on minis like this when doing so, but I enjoy it and need the practice!

The whites were done in my usual manner – base Heavy Bluegrey, Layer Ghost Grey, highlight Dead White. For the off-white waistcoat, though, I only added a single layer of Wolf Grey over the base.

The eyes are all black, as on the token, and it gives him a bit more of a sinister look, otherwise, I think he’d look far too jolly!

Mansions of Madness - Warlocks

That’s for a little while, as far as MoM goes, I’ve yet to prep the next lot and instead I’m busy on Ronan and Drax, more of which in a later post…

Mansions of Madness - Warlocks

8 thoughts on “Mansions of Madness – Warlocks

  1. Great work on the warlocks Justin, the black eyes give a very sinister look to the grin, so great choice there

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    1. Thanks Dave.
      Yes, they add something, otherwise they’d be just old men with a dapper sense of dress and a bit of a sneaky smile!

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  2. Those have come out really well, Justin, although I wouldn’t have pegged them for warlocks! 🙂

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    1. Lol! They certainly don’t look like your mainstream Warlock, do they!

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  3. Love the shading and highlighting on the black clothes, and the skin tones work really well!

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    1. Thank you Matt.
      I’m really pleased with how they look, especially on the map tiles, they stand out quite nicely.

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  4. What is this!? So FFG did figure out how to sculpt decent Arkham minis! The face is so much higher quality than in the base game that it is jaw-dropping. You did a great job painting up this guy. He has a lot of personality and looks quite sinister at the same time. Perfect for Arkham! 😀

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    1. Yep, they’ve pulled their finger out for some of the later expansions, and the quality is much improved – these are some of my favourites.

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