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    There are lighting issues (the edge highlights on deeply-shadowed areas seem to be there for the sake of it) but I'm more drawn to the fact that you might need more research and reference of snakes. The scales on the body look like robotic tubes. The scales on the face are wrapped around it in an odd way. The eye isn't round. From the general shape of the head and placement of the fangs, it looks like you were looking at viperid snakes - so rather than rigid white cones embedded into the gums, the fangs are delicate, hinged structures, largely sheathed with flesh until the point of impact. And the 'flaps of skin' at the corners of the mouth: jaw muscles. They need more form.

    There are caveats, if your intent is a gigantic reptilian monster rather than a strict spotters-guide illustration of a real snake; but with respect, I would assume you're still at the stage where you need to know more about animal anatomy before you warp it.

    This is a good place to start:
    ...which is only my opinion.
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