Great Lighting Inspiration by Pete Harrison aka Aeiko

Design, Digital Art | February 7th, 2012 No Comments

Pete Harrison is a digital artist and designer from the UK, he go by the alias ‘Aeiko‘ which is his online creative identity. Some artists create with pens, others a paint brush, and today many more with a computer, but he is the only artist that renders his images with the deadly, but dazzling coloured illumination of his Jedi light-saber. Each stroke he summon by the strength of the force smears beautiful streaks of light across his canvas, until the end result is a frame filled with flashes and flares that burst from the depths of a deep black galaxy.

Transparent Glass Text Effect in Photoshop

Photoshop, Typography | January 15th, 2011 18 Comments

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to use some layer effects to make a text style that looks transparent and stunning. In order to more easily follow this tutorial, you need to download the sample PSD and Photoshop style from the link at the bottom of the tutorial.

Create Black Metal Text Effect

Photoshop, Typography | October 24th, 2010 1 Comment

Metal effect is one of the most well-known effect in text art. Many ways can be used to create it, one of them is that I will show in this typography tutorial. We will be using some Layer Style to the text to create realistic metal effect.

Making Shiny Calligraphy

Photoshop | September 1st, 2010 3 Comments

In this photoshop tutorial we’ll use shapes, gradient, and some layer styles to create a sparkling and shiny Arabic calligraphy. You know what’s calligraphy?

Make a Wallpaper Fantasy Space Landscape (Part-2)

Photoshop | August 11th, 2010 1 Comment

A few days ago I posted a tutorial how to draw a planet with photoshop, but the steps I show only half the journey. There are still some steps that must be completed to obtain the desired results. Here I’ll show you the final touches of the process of making these wallpapers, including environmental effects such as cosmic clouds, lighting, stars and sun.

Make a Wallpaper Fantasy Space Landscape (Part-1)

Photoshop | August 2nd, 2010 No Comments

In this Photoshop tutorial we will discuss how to draw a space scene with various objects that decorate the sky, such as planets, twinkling stars, amorphous space clouds, sunlight and others. How to create a surface texture of the planet, create 3D effects to form a ball, drawing stars, and sun glint effects you’ll find it all here.