This piece was created originally as an entry for a Low Poly Challenge on Sketchfab with the theme of “Animal Family”. As part of the challenge I had to create a scene with a family of animals and keep the polygon count below 5,000 faces.

My inspiration originated from a recent visit to the zoo where I saw a family of Meerkats basking in the sun. I took photographs of the visit and remember really liking the colour, lighting and composition.

It was the first time in a while that I actually worked on a full scene with multiple meshes including characters and props so I found it an enjoyable experience. As always it was interesting seeing what I could fit into a small polygon count limit.