Zenith Lighting a Zombie

I’m still working on the zenith lighting using an airbrush to speed up my painting. In addition, I need to paint the website catalog models for a few new minis that I’ve sculpted. So, here goes.
I picked a zombie pirate.

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Here, he is primed black and airbrushed white from above.
This is the point at which I switched to traditional brushes. The miniature itself only took about an hour and a half to paint, not counting sculpting, painting and flocking the base. That’s quite an improvement over my previous average of five hours!

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While this definitely isn’t my finest painting, it not horrible! The blending is rough but that be my inexperience with this technique. With my limited available time, it’s a trade off.
The more I use the airbrush to pre-shade the miniature, the more I like the speed. I’m definitely going to keep working at this technique as I have a mountain of miniatures to paint!