The Fire Golem!

A bit of variety now, with one of Malifaux's biggest models, The Fire Golem.This one is from the M2e Backdraft box set, which means I'm short of a couple of apparently so-so extra minions but I do instead have Saboteurs and Fitzsimmons as well (which are all in the painting queue as we speak).He wasn't the easiest model to paint as the flames go in all directions, meaning there isn't a clear orientation to allow you to start with pale white-ish flames and then shade it through to red and even sooty blackAs a result I wasn't really happy with him until I did several more layers and more drybrush-style highlights than I might normally do on a flaming model.The basic technique was to start with a series of very pale and thin yellow washes using watered down paint, and then start adding highlights in progressively darker oranges and even reds until I was happy with the overall look.Managing to pick out all of the bits of brazier holding him together was also not the easiest as the metalwork does rather blend into

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