Malifaux: Will o’ the Wisp

I scored these models in the Adepticon swag bag. It has taken far too long to get them painted up.Will o' the Wisp (the scream)

Will o’ the Wisp (the scream)All three had a pretty nasty seam running down the middle of their bodies. I rushed gap filling and didn’t do a particular good job. Worse, I lost the lower jaw of The Scream to the carpet gods, but forgot about that when I was doing green stuff gap filling. Ugh!

Will o' the Wisp (wrists)
Will o’ the Wisp (wrists)

I decided to do the nodules as glowy bits like in the box art. I wish I had also done something a little more eye-catching for the wings. They’re sculpted as insectoid, but the paint doesn’t sell it,

Will o' the Wisp (in flight)
Will o’ the Wisp (in flight)

I don’t even know how this one is supposed to be mounted to the base. Gluing the fingertips doesn’t seem like it would last. So I sunk a bit of clear acrylic rod through the body. No problem.

I’ve been holding off on playing Zoraida even though I’m excited about the new Wave 5 upgrades for her. It seemed certain that I would be frustrated with the lack of Will o’ the Wisps to supercharge the Voodoo Doll. Now I’m ready.

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