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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian29 Apr 2020 12:25 p.m. PST

Imagine that you've summoned the somewhat-recently slain to join your army of darkness. What color do you paint their flesh?

* flesh
* brown
* grey
* blue
* green
* black

Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2020 12:30 p.m. PST

I go with a green grey undercoat, wash with sepia, and drybrush/highlight with yellowed bone


JMcCarroll29 Apr 2020 12:36 p.m. PST

Grey. Or shades of it.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Apr 2020 12:47 p.m. PST

In order from most recently to least recently dead:

Flesh with red
Flesh with Black
Grey eyesockets instead of eyes start here
Khaki with white bone
Brown with khaki bone
Green with yellowed bone

Any undead could have protruding bone and missing limbs, but that gets more advanced as you slide down the chart.

Extra credit – purple for one set of "mind zommbies"

Eumelus Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2020 1:26 p.m. PST

Bruise-purple, lighter to darker in tone depending on the skin shade in life.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2020 3:45 p.m. PST

Very light gray.

jdpintex29 Apr 2020 3:58 p.m. PST

Bluish grey

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2020 5:38 p.m. PST

Pale green with sepia wash

von Schwartz29 Apr 2020 6:21 p.m. PST

Lets not get personal!!!

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2020 9:11 p.m. PST

I have not painted my undead yet. Likely I will go with a gray color, with The Dip -- Royal Walnut color, for that just dug up appearance. Cheers!

Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP30 Apr 2020 5:31 a.m. PST

Zombie green.

I mean, it's in the color…. wink

With walnut Magic Dip…

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2020 10:24 a.m. PST

I have some Viking undead, draugr. I tried painting them blue/black (blar is the Viking word), because that's what the sagas call for. It didn't look good, so I repainted them in a dull, pale green.


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