My homage to Alex Kansas' terrific "Monument Mythos" video series : my interpretation of a Canyon Crown ! Canyon Crowns are elusive entities resembling large decapitated heads. Like their name suggests, they mostly live in and around the Grand Canyon.
Zbrush render :
Took roughly a week of work after classes to get a roughly 12k polys model, with one 4k texture set. The eye is a model I made for a previous project. The hair was created with the native Maya Paint Tools, and the environment using Megascans. Everything was shaded and rendered with Arnold.
Here's a little breakdown :
Little found footage-like render :