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Dragon head 3D model by Deligaris Dragon head 3D model by Deligaris
Hello, I decided to upload the raw 3d model that I used as a base design in order to make this image -> [link] , just to show you an idea of the process.

Initially I made a very low-poly mesh in 3ds Max, and then I sculpted all the shape and details in ZBrush. Finally, in Photoshop I repainted the whole thing. (As you can see, the final head has quite a few modifications in proportions and especially in the mouth area).

Thanks for viewing :)
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CapscesDigitalInk Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional General Artist
Excellent work!
LieTryOn Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing what HD Geometry in Zbrush can do with the model! :) Good job, my friend! 
jai4u Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016
nice animation 
check my work…
BonyCasttle Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Student
Holy shit, it's beatiful!
Matty078 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2015
looks so realistic. amazing 
Veriothis Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Oh awesome head model great details on the scales 
awesome work
behzadbavib Featured By Owner Edited May 16, 2015  Professional Artist
How can I have 3d max obj file of this?
2ndBlueChameleon Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Student General Artist
really cool work
dopepope Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015
Very nice. 
DugThePug360 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
My Art Is better
Bitterfli101 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I've never laughed so hard in my life.
JankRotten Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
what type of software programming do you use? I'm thinking about going into 3D sculpting 
Omaga170807 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Used this Model to learn how to use photoshop... this is what i come up with. :D Hope you like it.
AceoFBl00d Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Student
so well done:)
Budroe72 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
really great love the detail...B
JDDesignsTT Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you!
ralfmaeder Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great details.
DEmbassy Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Hello, This is the nicest Dragon Head I've seen and I would like to turn it into a logo with your permission and help. Do let me know how I can contact you via mail.
AskGriff Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is beautiful.  Do you ever share your 3D models?  I'd like to play with it to see if it could print in 3D.  It would be an awesome "physible".
Show940 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, very nice :D
Hollow221 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
That's beautiful XD

 I'm only just getting into digital art and 3D modeling, do you maybe have some tips?
Deligaris Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Well, practice and patience!
AlexKonusa Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Student General Artist
That is a truly nice looking head you got the buddy :)
HonorWar Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
Why you choose ZBrush? I think 3D Max more complete than ZBrush, by the way, i love it!
Deligaris Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Because in 3ds max I can't sculpt millions of polys like it's butter ;)
HonorWar Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Really? In Zbrush is easier than 3DS? But in 3DS you can sculpt too?
Deligaris Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Not really, each one is designed for a different purpose, they don't compete each other.
donndo Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
Plz Can U model Face for pes 5 and 6 and oda games ?
LordLollypop Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi, I used your dragon here [link] :) i hope you like Thank you
irynnn Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Love it!!!
Deligaris Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Looks good, thanks for letting me know :)
LordLollypop Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for letting me use your wonderful artwork :)
Redrinth Featured By Owner May 7, 2013
That looks amazing!
FelidaeCat Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, so Good! I think i must learn Zbrush ;]
missxkay Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Professional Artist
i know its a long shot but, im not any kinda good at 3d anything and im looking for someone who is to run a small collab with.
QNAMAN Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
dayum... I wonder, did you ever start from low poly model , and then finish it in zbrush? I saw some works which were made just from single sphere. I can't imagine how to rig something like that. It must be painfully work.
Deligaris Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Sometimes I start from low-poly cage, while others I just start from scratch (using dynamesh).
If the model needs be rigged, I rebuild a clean topology on top of the hi-poly model.
GreenVisual Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
Very Cool. And I see that the dragon head has a smirk on it?...nice work.
DeadManJoe33 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013
Great dragon, have you done a displacer beast yet?
DeadManJoe33 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013
wow amazing dragon head, have you ever done a displacer beast?
Sandy99A Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Student
Rasmus93 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
That looks ridiculously nice! Awesome job man :D
MyNDsTRaiN Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Hello, Love your work. I use Daz|Studio and waz wonderyn if 3ds Max iz any eazier that you know of to make your own modelz with or? I am gettyn ready to start makyn some modelz n would like the bezt toolz for the job... Thankz for your help, it iz much appreciated. ~MyND.sTRaiN~
Deligaris Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
As far as I know, Daz Studio isn't for creating models, but just manipulating them.
For 3d modeling I use 3ds max and Zbrush. They're much more difficult than daz studio, but equally more capable.
Kage-Forgotten Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Welcome to the world of Forsaken.

You are an out-cast Master Samurai with exceptional skill. Born to be the Leader of a destroyed Empire, but Exiled by the Supreme Guardians of the Emperors Shine for Misconduct. You alone have traveled the devastated lands in search of rest and peace, but to no avail you have fallen to wayside as fate pulls you back into the very world you are trying to escape from. Armed with just a Katana, Kage (You) Must fight your way back into Honor and relinquish the title " Forsaken. "

Hello, My name is Malykai and I notice your Forum comments and I am making a game (already in-progress) and I think you would be a great addition to it. It is Open Concept game, meaning you are able to add you input and ideas into the game to shape its outcome. So the GDD I have but will change as we Create more and more. I am a 3D Modeler/ Animator/2d Concept Artist/Sound Engineer. I want this Team to be full of Newbies so that the hunger to create drives us. The Style and format of the game is hack and slash adventure (third person.) With this project the goal is to get a finished title under your belt and from there you can branch out and with your new experience build a bigger and better game. Thanks for your interest in the project
Now this is where you come in. We need artist (which I myself am also one) to help us realize this Vision which is already in progress. We need concepts including environment pieces Character works and the two combined.Also if you posess the skill to do 2D maps that's a plus but not mandatory. If you feel like this is a fit for you and have been wanting to add more to your portfolio, and work with other exceptional artist then this is the place. For compensation we will be splitting Royalties if we go for funding, but as of right now it is a non-paid project in which you can add that you have " Worked on game." to your portfolio.(Why not right?)
Deviantart thanks to you. you've been a great asset helping us move forward. I just wanted to let everyone know that we are moving into getting the animation pipeline rolling for the Main characters and Enemies and setting up a small prototype to work out all the kinks before we move on. Things have been moving great and we have received a great amount of contribution from the team.
We are now looking mainly for these Positions:

3D Character Modelers 2
Rigging Artist 2
Animators 2
Sound Engineers 1
Voice Talents 2
Dialogue Artist 1

Currently Have:

2D Concept Artist 4/4
3d Modelers 3/4
3D Character Modelers 1/3
Rigging Artist 2/2
Animators 2/3
Programmers 5/5
Level Designers 3/4
Sound engineers 1/2
Writer 2/2
Dialogue Artist 1/2

The Roles are being filled just fine guys thanks

So please feel free to contact us
Via Skype: Xardyon0
or here on UDK forums

Thanks guys will have a update coming up here in the next couple days.Thanks again for all the help and support. BTW the animations are not final quality these are for testing and will be iterated several times and if you see a position full please don't hesitate to apply we could always use the help.

Keep following us @
Feel free to view our progress and to Contact meat the following :


Contact Me @
Skype ID : Xardyon0 (That is a zero at the end)
Carto ID : Xardyon
Or here on DeviantARt @ [link]
doctanx0013 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
Awesome Sculpting n Detail :clap:
AetherDreams Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
Do you sell this model anywhere?
AetherDreams Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
Do you sell this anywhere..
Cobrab311 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012
palaeorigamipete Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Incredible! I really love the smooth transittion from the scales to the horns! I don't think I have seen it done in such an ingenious way before! =)
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