SET UP FLOATERS
let’s finish it off with some small details. Floaters are super quick and useful to use on your high-poly model and they are essentially just small details you place on top of your asset to create more depth. it’s an easier method that having to cut these shapes out. once you have started on your lowpoly, you can just remove these immediately and get them baked in. to blend them in nicely, just add an extra polygon strip at the edge of the floater. they are a great optical illusion until you angle them enough to break the appearance.
i think it’s a nice idea to keep the same material on objects with the same function