not exactly state-of-the-art, but ah well…
nice! the texturing makes it look real
there’s just one little thing that I can see - you should try rendering a larger, higher-quality image, it might help, 'cause the current one is a bit blurry
decent texturing but I think the button itself needs some raytraced reflections to look real.
small reflection + higher res example render
red-button.blend (863 KB)
For each of the bolts set the material to smooth and apply a Edge Split modifier with default settings.
ah, hi-res is much better
Oooohhhh, that’s sweet! Fantastic polished-metal texture, complete with scratches.
There’s a slight moiré pattern in the surface of the button . . .