I am trying to recreate this artwork in Photoshop.
I am not sure how to create the lines moving toward the tool nor how to create the lighter color around the tool. How would I do this?
This can be done in Illustrator with the blend tool. You just need a starting curve and an end curve and create all the lines in between with the blend tool. This can be done with lines or shapes.
Create a blend with the Blend tool Select the Blend tool . Do one of the following: To blend in sequential order with no rotation, click anywhere on each object, but avoid anchor points.
To blend to a specific anchor point on an object, click the anchor point with the Blend tool. When the pointer is over an anchor point, the pointer changes from a white square to transparent with a black dot in its center.
To blend open paths, select an endpoint on each path.
When you are finished adding objects to the blend, click the Blend tool again.