This scene is based on the characters of a very famous series of books, comic strips and cartoons. Originally created by illustrator Tove Jansson. Moomins would eventually become an animated series and I would say it has a strong presence in finnish culture!
In this case I wanted to create a scene based on these invented moomin characters. It is meant as a gift to a very special person in my life. I hope you like it!
I also want to thank everyone who posted their feedback in the Focused Critiques section, especially @LazloWoodbine and @Kazrarr. Thanks!
The sphere can be used to alter the normals of the leaves of the flower. It is a trick to achieve a more cartoon look. This way the normals of the leaves behave like a single object. I can show it with a quick example: