I mean, the title pretty much speaks for itself but I wanna get a little bit more detailed here.
I want to achieve something similar toe pretty much something that pretty much all Legend of Zelda games have achieved ( the visuals ) Cartoony and Beautiful, its something similar to the Breath of Wild type of shading ( its not really a cel-shader, its more like a pastel kind of look yet it looks very very stunning! )
Here’s an example of what I mean:
I really just want the shading to be similar but I wanna give it my personal touch.
Hopefully someone can help me achieve this effect for my project.
Have a great day!
There many techniques you can use, material system (which technically is shaders) is pure math and you can apply any effect you wish as much as materials allow. Materials are not as flexeable as text shader languages like HLSL so some effect needs adding of shader code in the engine, but there many plugin out there which let you it less invesionly. My favorite is this, there lot of nice reults there, not sure if this is outdated thru: Toon shading model - Game Development - Epic Developer Community Forums
Check out hippowombat’s post of trees and rock pillar in a grassy field (as well as his other screenshots on the next page), which utilized the techniques in the OP! Reminds me a lot of Zelda: Breath of the Wild