What is cel-shading?
Cel shading according to Wikipedia:
Cel shading (often misspelled as “cell shading“) or toon shading is a type of non-photorealistic rendering designed to make 3D computer graphics appear to be flat by using less shading color instead of a shade gradient or tints and shades.
Cinema 4D Cel Shading Tutorial from eyedesyn
EJ Hassenfranz of eyedesyn always has cool tutorials with cute renders, showing how to create low-poly effects in Cinema 4D. In this tutorial, he has a camping scene and he applies Sketch & Toon to give cel shading effects, as well as a few other methods. You will need MAXON CINEMA 4D Visualize or MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio, which include Sketch & Toon.
More Cel Shading tutorials from eyedesyn
Create 2D Cel Shading in Cinema 4D Lite Without Sketch & Toon
If you don’t have MAXON CINEMA 4D Visualize or MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio, there are options. EJ explains how you can use Cinema 4D Lite, which ships with Adobe After Effects, to create that cel-shaded look.
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