I’ve loved Ed Emberley ever since finding one of his drawing books at my grandparents’ house as a young child. He created a series of drawing books for children in the early 70’s that demonstrated how to draw hundreds of different animals and houses and cars and boats and people and trains and monsters and…. all out of simple shapes.
I thought about him as I began modeling animals in Horizon. I want to find a style that works with the low poly primitive shapes available in Horizon, as well as the memory limitations. It’s kind of fun to embrace the limitations rather than struggle against them.
Below are some really rough and early tests: