Sherlock Hound

Sherlock!, the one of the MiyazakiĀ“s anime, one of my favorite series of all times

XSI & MentalRay

The image is a direct render, has no postpro, wanted to get an aesthetic Toon the most similar to the original series directly in render, and more or less I got it thanks to the material "Toon Paint & Host" by Mental Ray in XSI

All the materials have this setup I put below, the pretty part is done by the RimLight, which is a gray color, but composed in ADD mode: