UE4 Character Cel Shading – Stylized Rendering

I have tried a lot of things to get 3d models to look like hand drawn art and everything came up short. I was able to get OK results in Daz Studio with a product called Visual Style Shaders, but I couldn’t get it to look hand drawn. I just picked up JiffyCrew’s shaders for UE4 and after a few hours of playing with them this seems to be the best results I have gotten so far. This would probably work out better with a character with more stylized proportions.

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Makes nice stills that I can use as 2d art. And of course also can be used in a full 3d game.

Here were the settings I used. I tried a few different falloff maps. Probably best to make a custom one for this.

shader-settings

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