2. Blocking out the basic colours. I went for a yellow-green-blue gradient to create the right mood. Already adding the light effect because I just can't *RESIST* light effects.
3. Adding depth by using some black shadows.
4. Fleshing out the details, adding colours while still keeping in mind the basic gradient.
5. Adding some fx and details.
6. Texturize and... done!
You can view the finished painting here: