One of my latest project I did during my spare time.
I love designing creatures and embedding in their world.
The two males are fighting for a female. The younger ones have distinctive and very saturated colors and patterns while the older ones loose these characteristics. The older is more experienced in fights but weaker while the younger one is stronger and propably having his first fight.
The concept was done with pencil, paper and later in Photoshop. Modeled and rigged him in Maya, sculpted details in ZBrush, textured in Mari and Photoshop and rendered in Modo with some Photoshop post work.
I did a variety of skin color tests and poses before the final decision.