Fans of miniature wargaming, movies, board and computer games, who are in love with fire-breathing and incredible fantasy serpent-like creatures can get inspiration from stunning 3D printed dragon masterpieces ever made by Gambody enthusiasts. Legendary monsters from folklore have made their way into our life through literature, film and gaming industries, and have become some of the most wanted, beautiful and best collectables you can 3D print yourself.
Highly detailed, with their mighty wings spread, some of the best dragon 3D model selections from movies and video games are offered as STL files on Gambody – Premium 3D Printing Marketplace. Once you look at the gorgeous 3D printed figurines and statues, you will most likely wish to get yourself an affordable 3D printer to start building these enormous creatures right away (in case you do not have one yet).
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3D Printed Dragon
If you are looking for the best 3D print dragon ideas in movies, you might be impressed with the majestic beasts revealed in Game of Thrones. Its three most recognized magical flying reptiles are Viserion, Drogon and Rhaegal.
If you adore The Hobbit story, you can 3D print an incredible and fearsome Smaug.
There are also STL files of a mountain dragon 3D model you can turn into a statue for your collection or miniature for one of the world’s most popular board games Dungeons & Dragons.
The extensive Gambody – Premium 3D Printing Marketplace library of STL files offers several legendary 3D dragon models for 3D printing. Each one is highly detailed and perfectly 3D printable, meaning you can make a noble creature with beautiful scales skin, a dangerous grin, enormous wings and a proud look.
Dragon 3D Model
Before you download your first (or another) dragon STL file with a mighty creature to build, enjoy a selection of beautiful 3D printed dragon figurines crafted by Gambody enthusiasts. Each work is absolutely breathtaking, detailed and fantastic, proving how talented these artists and hobbyists are and how much love they put into every model.
Rhaegal, Drogon, Viserion Ice Dragon 3D Print
The three dragons Viserion, Drogon and Rhaegal were born at the same time in Game of Thrones. They all look alike, and at the same time, they have some distinguishing features.
For example, Viserion boasts dark scales and blue-grey accents on the spinal crest and wing bones. This creature has deep blue eyes, dull teeth and claws. The mighty beast looks mysterious in the fantasy drama series and becomes a trophy to many fans of 3D printing. Depending on the icy accents you wish to add to this figurine (after you 3D print a dragon), you can paint it to any shade of blue, navy blue, purple or any other colour you have on your mind.
Here is a gorgeous Viserion dragon 3D print built by Sascha Wesler with the use of satin purple filament that makes the figurine extra shiny, glossy and fantasy-like:
Viserion also looks impressive in the blue colour. This dragon 3D print is made by Replikatta 3D Fanwork:
The detailed face and the overall look of another Viserion replica finished by @loja3dcoisas also amazes:
This famous creature looks incredible no matter what season of the year it is. However, if you add some ‘snow’ and pine trees to the scene like it was done by @3dgeekshow, you will focus on the enormous size of Viserion and outline its mighty dark statue on the lighter background:
The idea to outline the icy-shaded Viserion with white colour is also brilliant. Here is a beautiful 3D printed dragon made by Linky FromHyrule:
Creating a 136 cm wide by 70 cm tall 3D printed dragon using a home 3D printer is rather exciting. Look at this gorgeous figurine made by Jonathan Mantel:
This beautiful beast was finished by Stuart Hardy:
This freshly 3D printed Viserion figurine is coloured grey for now, but the size of its wingspan reaching approximately 150 cm impresses. It is created by Reuben Burciaga:
The second beast, Drogon from Game of Thrones, is similar to Viserion in its excellent shape, dangerous posture and enormous wings. While resembling its sibling, this beautiful creature also has its unique features. The scales on its skin are coloured black and red (instead of blue). Its wings also have the same dark and red shades.
Here are incredible examples of how the Viserion dragon 3D model becomes a 3D printed version of Drogon depending on its colour. This gorgeous Drogon dragon 3D print is built by Jun Yap:
This striking black-and-red 3D printed Drogon figurine was crafted by Jason Skidmore:
A fantastic beast statue can decorate your battlefield and become a gorgeous hero of your photoshoot. Here is an outstanding example of a dragon 3D model turned into a physical figurine by Aelia Petro:
You can never get enough 3D printed dragons if you love Game of Thrones. Here is a beautiful Drogon figurine made by Darren Wilson:
Rhaegal is also a famous 3D dragon character from Game of Thrones. Its distinguishing features are red and green shades on the body and wings.
Here is a lovely dragon 3D print made by Timo Ku that looks like a perfect canvas for making Rhaegal, Drogon or Viserion figurines depending on the chosen colouring options:
As you can see, Gambody offers universal dragon 3D model STL files for 3D printing allowing you to build one or all three of the impressive Game of Thrones beasts. Everything solemnly depends on your desire, filament colour and painting work. So, which character will you make?
Download STLs for making the fantastic 3D printed dragons: Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion.
3D Print Dragon Smaug
A famous winged and fiery creature from The Hobbit novel, Smaug also looks astonishing as a 3D printed dragon. This monster loves treasure and enjoys resting on his hoard.
From the novel, Smaug migrated to the movie adaption of The Hobbit (An Unexpected Journey, The Desolation of Smaug and The Battle of the Five Armies) and later it was featured in the collection of premium Gambody dragon STL files.
Some film critics believe that Smaug is one of the best dragons in movies ever depicted. This most fabulous creature has a vast body, enormous wings, dark skin with red shades, and fierce golden eyes. However, you can get inspiration from Gambody 3D printing enthusiasts, download Smaug dragon STL files, build a creature and paint your figurine how your fantasy suggests you.
For example, hobbyist Timo Ku chose to 3D print dragon Smaug and use a beautiful ‘mystic brown’ filament colour to bring it to life:
This gorgeous Smaug was made by Trần Hữu Phước:
If you also wish to 3D print this dragon, download Smaug dragon 3D model STL files and breathe life into the creature.
Mountain Dragon STL
Fans of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy board game or similar tabletop games might love to add a majestic mountain beast to the collection of their 3D printed dragons, and it mustn’t be an articulated dragon. A static figure works fine.
A gorgeous mountain dragon 3D model for printing offered on Gambody marketplace can be 3D printed on your own and painted to your desire. You can make it smaller or bigger, couple it with other powerful collectable beast statues to make fantastic dioramas or 3D print dragon it as a solid one-piece figurine to bring more fun to your Dungeons & Dragons adventures.
Get inspired by some incredible 3D printed dragons created by talented people. For instance, this beautiful 3D print was made by two outstanding Gambody enthusiasts Rocco Larocca and Fabrizio Bandiera:
Here is another idea of how to finish your 3D printed mountain dragon with stunning metallic blue and green colour shades. This figurine was made by Troesch Lucas, and it turned out fantastic:
Download Mountain dragon STL files for 3D printing a beautiful figurine.
Deathwing Dragon STL File
Among 3D printed dragons, Deathwing undoubtfully stands out. This power beast from the WoW world knows how to appear unexpectedly and make everyone fear his rage and damage caused.
The leader of the Black Dragonflight is known as the Destroyer. This creature loves to destroy everything it touches, even in the form of a dragon 3D model.
Download the Deathwing dragon STL file to let the figurine unleash its destruction on your 3D printer bed. The figure shadowing over the ruined Stormwind City castle looks ruthless and powerful, and you can always choose your colour palette with this fantastic WoW character.
Get inspired by a beautiful piece printed and painted by newbie Alex Simard. His excellent ability to mix different colours has led to a fantastic result! The 3D printed dragon looks incredible!
Feel free to tame your dragon 3D print as done by talented Annie Moberg. Even though this 3D printed Deathwing looks cute and well-behaved, he also knows how to put terror in a castle in Annie’s driveway.
How much do you like each 3D printed dragon made by incredibly talented hobbyists? We are sure that you also have your favourite dragons from movies, games and books you would enjoy adding to your collection. Share your suggestions in Gambody Facebook Group and get inspired by many more impressive collectable figurines and statues built by enthusiasts from all over the world on their 3D printers.