Heiko Klug aka Jesar One is a extremely bright digital artist live in Oberhausen, a small town in Germany. His first contact with art was graffiti, almost 10 years ago. In the beginning of 2004 he discovered the digital medium and started to publish his works in the world wide web. At the moment Heiko is searching for an apprenticeship training position as digital media designer in Germany. In 2008 he started an online project called “RiskShiftLabs”, a collaborative portfolio with Kai Isselhorst, another talented designer. Heiko is a truly talented artist whose works flow with meaning, soul, and inspiration.
The first time you see his work, maybe you will think it is a real plastic toys. Great color combination that he chooses will make you amazed. Even when I see some of the chromatic collection of his artwork at deviantART, I think this is similar to cake that seemed delicious to eat. If you look at it, maybe you’ll think the same with me.
This inspiration post features some amazing artwork by Nik Ainley, a UK based illustrator with a passion for producing awe-inspiring art and illustrations. You’ll see what I mean in a few minutes.
Steve Goodin, a.k.a Demen1, is one of the best known poster and flyer designers. He is 29 years old and currently live in Sacramento, California USA. He is currently working in the Creative department as a Motion Graphics Designer for a new media agency here in Sacramento known as Wirestone. He has been working in the Motion Graphics field for about four years now and he is constantly learning something new and he feel very blessed to be able to do the work he do. Steve Goodin is pretty pro with meshing together the strengths of 3D software and photoshop to produce some freaking amazing posters. There is no missing his unique design style and highly detailed typography. I just collect some of his work and I’ll share with you. Check it out!
David Fuhrer is a digital artist who grew up in a beautiful place in Switzerland. He is a self taught digital painter with a passion for making some of the most creative and vivid art around. Since a child he loved to be creative in any way. From building his own toys, to drawing. He started with digital art in 2003/2004 and created his portfolio back in 2005. I was completely amazed by his digital arts when I visited his portfolio on DeviantArt. If you haven’t seen his work, check it out and prepare to be amazed.
In this Photoshop tutorial we’ll use a Fill layer, a Gradient Layer Mask and a Warp to produce curly effect on the image. You can apply this effect to an existing image or you could apply it to a block of color that you might use on a sidebar on a web site for example.