Been learning zbrush. Wasn't happy with the results straight from 3ds max/vray so I matte painted the final image:
Here's the zbrush sculpt:
And here's an early render/photo-manip test before I went on to do the final painting:
I then wanted to test out the composition and see how it would work in a scene:
Would love some feedback as, yet again, I've made a piece that I thought would do well in the forums but has received a non-existent response.
More here (tutorial/making of coming soon!).