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There can only be one King. by BlackMatter234 There can only be one King. by BlackMatter234
I Finished it!!!!! my 3d/Digital painted drawing of Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah. This is one of my tribute for the good news I heard for the new Godzilla Sequel. As you can tell I am a big fan of Godzilla and all the toho Kaiju's he fights and mostly big fan of making monsters in general. anyways, this piece took a lot of thinking. the planning part was extremely difficult, I wanted to do a piece where it shows Godzilla fighting king Ghidorah, one on one but the problem is I want to focus on the head of king Ghidorah (at least one of them) and focus closely on the new Godzilla using one of my favorite facial and body gesture from the new movie right before when he is about to roar or breathe out his atomic breath. originally I wanted to really show more of king Ghidorah but could not accomplish it without making to much negative space and mostly I did not want to draw the eyes away from the king of monsters making Godzilla the main center point. as for rendering, texturing, and LIGHTING!!! it was difficult because not only king ghidorah is gold but I have to somehow make it still gold reflecting blue light from Godzilla's mouth and spine in a dark environment while still focusing on the global illumination from the environment and the natural lighting from the horizon. as for the perspective, it was fun to find out how I want it. at first I was going to make the camera view look up showing there massive scale, but it would of eliminate the heads behind Godzilla + I thought it would be fun to show the building break apart as Godzilla slams the right head into it.

 Here is my Rough draft

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Here is more of my Godzilla fan art

Rodan, Terror of the Skies by BlackMatter234
 The Arrogance of Man... by BlackMatter234 
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:icongodzelda123:
Sweet mother of Mothra this is amazing! I'm not even sure where to begin with this! The colors are so bold, and really match the tone of the film. They also blend well with each other and the background. Also, the details in this image is incredible! Not only can you see every scale, muscle, and expression on Godzilla and Ghidorah, but also the scenario. Your sucked right into the action, and you can feel the raw power on display here. All in all, this is simply a masterpiece and you really need to be a concept artist. I can't wait to see more Godzilla artwork from you!
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Holy crap you've done it again. You have once again created another piece that could be a scene from the movie. Godzilla looks great as always. And Ghidorah, he looks awesome. His appearance definitely meets Legendary's standards. The lighting is perfect to give it that feeling for the atmosphere. Even the sky has some kind of aesthetic feel to it. The red eyes on Ghidorah are new but they actually make him look badass. Even his teeth look badass. Even the lighting with Godzilla's breath and Ghidorah's breath, the lighting on both are perfect. With Legendary making more Godzilla sequels for the Legendary Godzilla, we can all imagine that all these monsters are going to looking badass. Legendary should definitely make the monsters look like the way you do. Because you make them look like potential looks.
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Angsc15 Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Hope, you can do a Spacegodzilla in the future with 3D. If that ever happened. You will be awarded the greatest prize of monster designer. Now, we can see that King Ghidorah scene in the next three year to come.

Wish you the best of luck of your career.
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Obsticle Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015
Wow, this painting is awesome.  Very very nicely done.
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Crisostomo-Ibarra Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Long live the King!
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Revan005 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015
Epic!
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willgood6475 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015
No words should have sent a poet
:.)
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TheDiggerMan Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Would you mind if I shared this on my Kaiju Facebook page?
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jonthanportm Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  New member
Dude. Your art is amazing. Excellent renders of what the American versions of Ghidorah, Rodan and Mothra could look like. You should do a Gigan! He was always one of my favorites. haha Keep up the great work!
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:iconlogandarkrider:

Awesome work!

It would be nice to see Ghidorah more dragon like in the new film. I can see a little bit of Smaug in there too ;)

After watching The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, I was very much impressed by the opening scene in which Smaug incinerated Lake Town. I keep imagining a similar style scene in the new G film in which King Ghidorah is raining fire and death down on a city with Aaron Taylor-Johnson looking on helplessly. It's just a thought :)


Imagine King Ghidorah in the place of Smaug...

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Commander-Burn Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
You are an astounding artist!
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dragonhef01 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
Hope the movie makes him look this Good
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Sharpman01 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Godzilla better get more usage for his Atomic Breath in the next movie...I really wanna see him go ALL OUT.
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busrobi Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Amazingly badass picture
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Acefinn005 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
godzila vs hydra?
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Dango45 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014
Cue Highlander theme.
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vekarvonkostu Featured By Owner Edited Dec 21, 2014  Student Artist
Every single of these amazing artwork should be displayed in muesuems about monsters, I can never wait to see the king ghidorah artwork, let me know when you're going to make it! And good luck! Also, make king ghidorah, the best-est monster ever! I'll be waiting for it! :D :D :D :D :D
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JaketheDino Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014
The battle for the one true king will begin in three years. I simply adore this piece.
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kungfu-blaziken Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
ALL OF MY YES!!!!
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TJBladeX Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
If Godzilla is now bigger than the old King Ghidorah, imagine how much bigger this one would be! People wouldn't even be able to see his heads from the ground.
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014
"Yes Only One But It Will Not be You!"
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soulessone12 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
THE EPICNESS..... MY MIND CANT HANDEL IT!!!!! Explode la plz Explode la plz Explode la plz Explode la plz Explode la plz Explode la plz Explode la plz Explode la plz 
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Ucaliptic Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, this is my version of ghidorah ucaliptic.deviantart.com/art/M…
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Zaid12Kun Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
nice more plis XD
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ani89 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014
I pray that Warner-Brothers and Legendary films use your designs man!
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BlackMatter234 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you Rock SEBASS (G's mom)
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Nighterror13 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
nice compositing
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kennyscream10237 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
HOLY JESUS CHRIST!!!! NICE!! I can't wait to see King Ghidorah, Rodan, and Mothra in Godzilla 2. I think the movie will start with Godzilla and Rodan fighting
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SolGravionMegazord Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
COOL!
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Shadowhand13 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
Dude you do amazing work
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Godzillafan964 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
Ghidorah reminds me of Smaug. 
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DisturbedDragon2000 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014   Artist
too cool!
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GrungeWerXshop Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
Freakin amazing! BIG Godzilla fan here (and one who was a little disappointed with the latest movie portrayal of my favorite king of monsters), so this is a fan's ultimate dream. Here's hoping we get this in the next film and....REAL ATOMIC BREATH this time!!!
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SenorSensay Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Student Artist
uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh i cant say anything it's so damn good!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 XD
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mutantapk Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing
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mdizzle999872 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hey. Did you know this guy is using your pic?

www.fimfiction.net/story/11809…
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Rassilon001 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Show him who's top Kaiju, Godzilla!
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AtomiKreeper Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
Its just too awesome !

What about a picture with Destoroyah ?
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TiarnanDominusAdonai Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Why Gareth Edwards? Why? We're already getting so much Star Wars of late! Why must I be denied my 4-way monster melee for 4 more years? On the other note, well done in making Ghidorah look real as well still mythical.

- Take Care, Beannacht De Duit
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Awesomeness360 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He's actually working on a Boba Fett spin-off, which will be released in 2016, which then the script will start and be finished, to then work in production in 2017, to then release the film in 2018. Besides, 4 years ain't nothing, especially since there's a lot of good monster movies on the way, starting with Jurassic World next year, we had to wait 16 freaking years for America to get it right in it's 2nd attempt, and since TriStar originally had a good script in 1994 before they tossed it out in favor of the shitty, unfaithful disappointment by Roland Emmerich that was delivered in 1998, that means we had to wait 20 MOTHAFUCKING YEARS for Hollywood to get their shit together, take Godzilla seriously and get it right, all under Toho's very strict supervision. Four years of wait ain't nothing compared to 20 years.
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Linkzilla Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014
I see bits of Smaug and bits of the Hydra from God of War in this.
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BlackMatter234 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
that was the type of design I was going for
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JurassicTyrant Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
Is this going to be the design of King Ghidorah? because he looks AWESOME!!!!
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AMKumar72 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Cool!
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Pulsarium Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Are those two tongues in each of Ghidorah's mouths?
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BlakeKu101 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
There can only be one king - Love it. That's a perfect title for this amazing piece. : D
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EpoDragon123 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Amazing work! :D
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DragonTamer01 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
I don't know about the rest of Deviantart, but if I were Gareth Edwards, I would DEFINITELY be calling you up and either asking you for permission to use your work as concept design for the next Godzilla movies, or asking you to come and work alongside the art department at Legendary Pictures.

That's how UTTERLY EPIC I think your work is.
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killroye Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
Amazing picture you should go Space Godzilla or Super Godzilla also Bagan
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kingspacegodzilla94 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
This is will be an EPIC FIGHT I CAN'T WAIT FOR IT !!!!!!!!! :squee: :squee: :squee: EPIC WORK MAN :D
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Sartanis Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is frakkin' incredible; I hope the Legendary Ghidorah looks as epic as yours!

When I hear Mothra and Ghidorah were on their way to the big screen, my little fanboy heart nearly gave out. On the topic of origins, I think keeping it alien but not making it blatant would be perfectly fine. Like, he crashes on earth, a cosmic terror that nobody can understand with goals we can't imagine. If you keep it unexplained, an alien origin would work perfectly. I just hope they don't have him mind-controlled; Big Gold is too epic IMO to ever bow before...well...anything really.

Anyways, I would love to see more Ghidorah from you, maybe a solo picture like you gave Mothra or Rodan! Please?
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taren259 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Student Artist
Today is glowey mouth day!
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