Sony Tape Recorder

The recorder after I added damages and small storytelling elements. It's an old SONY M-470 recorder, the reference images are in my moodboard.

The recorder after I added damages and small storytelling elements. It's an old SONY M-470 recorder, the reference images are in my moodboard.

The 'clean' tape recorder before damages.

The 'clean' tape recorder before damages.

A shot of the details on the top of the mesh.

A shot of the details on the top of the mesh.

The main references and information I gathered before starting this project.

The main references and information I gathered before starting this project.

The workflow I used on this prop. Throughout the process I continiously asked for feedback and adjusted according to this.

The workflow I used on this prop. Throughout the process I continiously asked for feedback and adjusted according to this.

I did a study of a Sony tape recorder (M-470).. I wanted to create realistic looking materials and shapes instead of exaggerating it. By trial and error I found ways to improve my prop making workflow and in the process also improved my unwrapping, texturing and problem solving skills.

The prop is made in Maya
Materials made/applied in Substance Designer/Painter
Rendered in Marmoset