Bonus Chapter 2
Using Toon Shading
You can make your 3D objects and characters look as though they are hand-drawn cartoons by using Toon Shading. Toon Shading is simple to apply and use, and it generally renders very quickly.
In this bonus chapter, you will learn to:
- Create toon fills
- Add toon outlines
- Replace toon lines with presets
A toon fill is a ramp shader that you apply to the objects in a scene. There are several Fill presets you can apply from the Maya Rendering menu set. Each one is a ramp shader with different settings designed to give you a starting point from which you can design your own custom look.
The scene in the following exercise consists of several cartoon mushrooms on a hill. There is also a directional light ...