My favorite nickname in the Warmachine universe is “Gaspy.” I suspect that no one in that universe dares call him that, though.
The Iron Lich bits are painted the same color as the Cryx ‘jacks: Martian Green. Glowy bits are P3 Green Ink and Secret Weapon Fallout wash. Taking inspiration from the studio paint job and the Martian Green color, I painted his robes Nightshade Purple/Black Green and highlighted with S75 Sunset Purple and Reptilian Green.
He’s not a pirate, but he gets a plank base to fit in with the rest of the crew. 3d printed the boards.