Posts By: digitani
Shape Keys: Getting Stylized 2D from a 3D Model
Shape Keys: Getting Stylized 2D from a 3D Model

If you have ever tried to replicate the look of a 2D character in 3D, you may have noticed that some things don’t translate so easily into 3D.  For instance, the way a character’s eyebrows are often drawn in front of his or her hair in manga cannot be represented with a static 3D model, (more…)

Update to LLAnimeAll: Script to Cel Shade Everything
Update to LLAnimeAll: Script to Cel Shade Everything

I have just updated LLAnimeAll, the script that I wrote to cel shade everything in the scene by applying LLAnime to every material while retaining any image map textures.  This update fixes a major bug that would mess up the material for any object that already had LLAnime applied to it. There are still some (more…)

Script to Easily Cel-shade Everything in Poser Scene
Script to Easily Cel-shade Everything in Poser Scene

Today, I finally got around to writing a python script for Poser that will allow you to easily cel-shade everything in a scene via LLAnime.  I posted previously about the merits of Bagginsbill’s LLToon as a cel-shader, and later about my LLAnime material that defaulted his settings to what you want if you are going (more…)

Bijin Jigoku in China
Bijin Jigoku in China

Not everything in this scene is cel-shaded, because I did not have time to go through every bit, however, I think it still looks good.  Also, even though the wall in the background looks to not be cel-shaded, it actually is.  Its just that the map is so photorealistic that the cel-shading does not stop (more…)

Cel-shaded 3D Anime Artist: cat ningen
Cel-shaded 3D Anime Artist: cat ningen

Just found this artist on Google+.  He has some impressive cel-shaded renders of anime characters such as Hatsune Miku and one of the characters from K-ON.  Don’t know if he is making his own models or not, but his stuff is definitely worth checking out. https://plus.google.com/u/0/+catningen/posts

Anime Version of LLToon Material Shader for Poser
Anime Version of LLToon Material Shader for Poser

Hey, I have tweaked the settings of LLToon to what I consider close to optimal for anime.  The skin tone is for a light skinned character, but that can be adjusted.  The other settings are what make it right for producing an anime look.  I have put the PM:Shadow Multiple to 0.6, so that the (more…)