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The harsh Desert by midodellouche The harsh Desert :iconmidodellouche:midodellouche 20 11 Oscar and Hanna by Lwsypher Oscar and Hanna :iconlwsypher:Lwsypher 14 4 Having the ride of my life by Renata-s-art Having the ride of my life :iconrenata-s-art:Renata-s-art 244 108 The Guardian by PriceCreation The Guardian :iconpricecreation:PriceCreation 32 15 Silent Hill by apanyadong Silent Hill :iconapanyadong:apanyadong 92 29 Fluorescence by annewipf Fluorescence :iconannewipf:annewipf 167 47 To Pooh's Thotful Spot by Phatpuppyart-Studios To Pooh's Thotful Spot :iconphatpuppyart-studios:Phatpuppyart-Studios 57 7 Duh ognya by Lyssiana Duh ognya :iconlyssiana:Lyssiana 43 10 Royal Garden by Jeni-Sue Royal Garden :iconjeni-sue:Jeni-Sue 18 5 The Last Mother by Wesley-Souza The Last Mother :iconwesley-souza:Wesley-Souza 301 156 magic door by LenaSunny magic door :iconlenasunny:LenaSunny 28 17 Manganese by Charmed-Studios Manganese :iconcharmed-studios:Charmed-Studios 3 0 Rise of Evil by Secretadmires Rise of Evil :iconsecretadmires:Secretadmires 181 106 Whispers at Sunset by CarmensArts Whispers at Sunset :iconcarmensarts:CarmensArts 71 63 Cover -  TWS and the Helpless Goddess [MelBeauty] by xNariax Cover - TWS and the Helpless Goddess [MelBeauty] :iconxnariax:xNariax 8 0 The Keeper by allimli The Keeper :iconallimli:allimli 129 30

:love: Lovely work done using my stock!

My Stock Use & Stock Art Feature Series:
01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12
13 | 14 | 15 | 16
Special Editions:
October 2015

Random from Stock Images

Lantern_01 by GoblinStock Lantern_01 :icongoblinstock:GoblinStock 54 5 Basket 01 by GoblinStock Basket 01 :icongoblinstock:GoblinStock 50 5 Background stock - arch by CathleenTarawhiti Background stock - arch :iconcathleentarawhiti:CathleenTarawhiti 122 17 Ruins 13 by yasminstock Ruins 13 :iconyasminstock:yasminstock 869 79 Enlighted Meadow 7 by SelvaStock Enlighted Meadow 7 :iconselvastock:SelvaStock 340 180 Toxic III by Obliviate-Stock Toxic III :iconobliviate-stock:Obliviate-Stock 50 8 Golden Rays by SkyStockProvider Golden Rays :iconskystockprovider:SkyStockProvider 8 0 Forest Witchcraft 18 by Anariel-Stock Forest Witchcraft 18 :iconanariel-stock:Anariel-Stock 130 29 rifka blood1 by ladysivali-stock rifka blood1 :iconladysivali-stock:ladysivali-stock 88 6 Skull and Horns by ann-emerald-stock Skull and Horns :iconann-emerald-stock:ann-emerald-stock 485 56 Devils in the Details 03 by Elandria Devils in the Details 03 :iconelandria:Elandria 1,589 172 Malmesbury Abbey 50 by LadyxBoleyn Malmesbury Abbey 50 :iconladyxboleyn:LadyxBoleyn 242 24 ancient chinese city 1.1 by meihua-stock ancient chinese city 1.1 :iconmeihua-stock:meihua-stock 172 11 Stone Seating area stock by Shady-Lady90 Stone Seating area stock :iconshady-lady90:Shady-Lady90 33 16

:love: Lovely Stock images from all over dA!

My "New Stockers on the Block" Feature Series
showcasing one new resource provider per issue
01 | 02 | 03

Providing Stock & Resources - A Beginners Guide

Providing Stock & Resources - A Beginners Guide is aimed at resource providers new and old - I'm trying to give some tips and pointers based on my experience both as a stocker and a photomanipulator. If you have anything to add, feel free to comment, I still feel like I forgot soooo much. Any other comments are of course welcome as well.


:iconphotomanipulated: :icondeviantcss: :iconfairytalestock: :iconphotoshop-tutorials: :iconthe-stock-directory: :icontutorial-city: :iconecssited: :iconstock-a-licious: :iconcss-babes:


+R o s e+ by moroka323 +R o s e+ :iconmoroka323:moroka323 190 82 Autumn Rising by Helen-Baq Autumn Rising :iconhelen-baq:Helen-Baq 40 49 another room by adalahsaya another room :iconadalahsaya:adalahsaya 15 18 silent melody by Tattoomaus78 silent melody :icontattoomaus78:Tattoomaus78 120 37 She dances for me Alone by nighty She dances for me Alone :iconnighty:nighty 387 93 Silent Gate by nighty Silent Gate :iconnighty:nighty 101 60




Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
    Stock images, textures, brushes, premades & cut-out stock
    • ...give credit (with a link back here)
    • me what you've created (via note or comment)
    • ...redistribute my stock/brushes as it is (no repacks either!) - link people here instead -- my stock is not to be redistributed as part of tutorials packages!!!
    • ...create stock from my stock (incl. brushes, premade backgrounds)
    • ...upload your manips of my stock to the photography section - you did not take the picture, I did!
      YOU CAN...
    • ...use my stock for commercial use, incl. prints, book/cd covers, commissions etc - but excluding stock premades for sale!...
    • as long as you
    • more than minor adjustments (change colors, use filters, remove phone lines) - i.e. if it's your art you're selling, I'm perfectly fine - if you're trying to sell my photos, I'm not.
      YOU CAN ALSO...
    • ...use my stock to practice retouching/overpainting (i.e. minor adjustments, not full manips) as long as you keep to the rules above and upload to an appropriate category, for example Digital Art > Miscellaneous or your Scraps - NOT anywhere in Photography (you did not take the picture after all)! You are not allowed to sell retouches!
    • ...use my stock for reference in traditional art.
    • ...use my stock to illustrate webzines/news articles
    • ...create website layouts or dA journal layouts
    • ...use my stock in all kinds of personal projects
    • ...use my stock off dA (incl. ponybox, forums, etc)
      No need to ask! - just keep with the rules above especially concerning commercial use and all's good!

    Journal CSS
      If you use them, use them as they are or completely (!) exchange the images for your own. I put a lot of effort into my css and it stings when people tear the design apart to start mixing and matching my images with their own or those of other css creators. You can use the code as a basis for your own, but the images are not yours to drag through Photoshop - they are not stock! Also, please don't use the images individually for example as module backgrounds - you can only use them within the css.

      My tutorials are all (c) kuschelirmel-stock - I provide them for free because I believe in giving back to the community the help that I got when I started out. But that does not mean I want them redistributed and reprinted/copied all over the place. It takes lots of time to make them, so let me at least have the possibility to see all reactions first hand! I will not agree to translations, mostly because I cannot check if the translation is any good if I don't speak the language. Sorry, English only!

    I'm a process engineer who loves to create photomanips in her free time. My art account can be found at kuschelirmel. Here on my stock account, you'll find all sorts of resources from stock images to textures to tutorials. I don't have many rules when it comes to the usage, but I have a few and I expect you to take the time to read them if you download and use my stock.

    If you have additional questions, feel free to contact me via note or e-mail: kuschelirmel<at>

    Tools of the Trade
    • Nikon D90 + D7200 with the following lenses: 18-105 mm, 70-300 mm, 105 mm Macro, 10-24 mm wide angle lense
    • Photoshop CS5 Extended
    • Coffee & Chocolate!
Cover Photo Dark Of Night by kuschelirmel-stock

New Website + Instagram

I've recently started my own website with a blog attached to it where everything I do will kinda come together: from my photography to my advanced edits and photomanips to stock (blog posts with stock usually link here, BUT there is a little extra available each time) and of course tutorials.

I plan on coming back to doing video tutorials, too. I already got some new audio gear and hopefully that'll take care of my noise problem ^^; Won't take care of my time problem, but hey ;)
If you have something you'd like to see me ramble on about, feel free to suggest!

Cover Photo Dark Of Night by kuschelirmel-stock

Aaaand I have started posting to instagram as well and I'm having great fun posting pictures I mostly take on my way to/from work (or wherever else I am), mostly with my phone, sometimes with my DSLR, mostly dragged through some photoediting tool or other (fell in love with Lightroom Mobile recently).... ah well, I ramble. Check it out for yourselves if you are into that at

Do you have any websites you post to outside of dA?

If so, feel free to leave a link, I'd love to take a look and connect if it's one of the platforms I also use - or if it's your own website/blog I'd love to check it out and leave a comment!
I'm also on facebook and youtube, btw (I have a twitter account, but I don't use it at all).


and now for some inspiring

Art made with my stock :dalove:

I haven't done this in a while, so this is going to be a loooong feature...

Hunting for Yurei - ghosts of the dead by SecretDarTiste

Alone........ by mumu0909

Firefly by KCsummerz

Wild Pets by sofijas Portrait by TheDreamBelow

Thief by Floating-Particle

Hail to the King by TheDreamBelow Life is in the other side by jiajenn

Necromancer by Madam-e

Canned Tuna by JesterDae a heart's a heavy burden by Kydnt

Fae Forest by Amanda-Kulp

Fighting the undead by removale embattled by Andaelentari

Secret Place by Floating-Particle

The Red Door Book Cover by lovelymemo11 Ezra by Eldafer

Midnight At The Castle. by mumu0909

never coming home by Andaelentari Belinda by Jeni-Sue

Um lugar para reconstruir by Wesley-Souza

 commission: Like a Vision Softly Creeping by jasmine-autumn Wonderland: Down the hole, we go! (part 1) - WON! by SecretDarTiste

Librarian by Gejda

The Fountain by perzarus Broken Arrow by tornadoeyesART

The way of  samurai by panjoool

Internal-External Lady Justice by The-Week-Of-Theater A Fair Trade? by mshellee

Booksburg by Lora-Vysotskaya

Giving Light by Shirokibo Peripatetic Beast by wolfgirl-121

Gladiator - Battle Arena by panjoool

Stock Art

Anna 11 by Tris-Marie

ValerianaSTOCK Stencil Wall2 by ValerianaSTOCK Anya's Stock by FrancescaAmyMaria

Stock 201 (Tintagel) by Einheit00

May (16) by FrostAlexis Grannysatticstock biker by GRANNYSATTICSTOCK

DSC 0650 La Fontana dei Libri (unedited) by wintersmagicstock Stock - The dark  moon queen straight look by S-T-A-R-gazer

DSC 0155 Flavian Amphitheatre by wintersmagicstock



341 deviations
Tutorial Camera RAW for Photomanipulation

Video on YOUTUBE:

The Camera RAW filter can help you radically change the appearance and atmosphere of your precomposed manipulations as long as you keep a few tricks in mind so as to not lose your individual layers in the process.

R E L A T E D artwork

Full stock credits on the original artwork.
I would appreciate it if you did not simply recreate my art, but if you rather used the things you learn here to incorporate in your own art. I'd love to see if you do :heart:

More TUTORIALS, GUIDES and RESOURCES can be found on my BLOG
and of course here on my dA stock account

Overview Tutorials: 
Overview: My TutorialsThis is an overview of the Photomanipulation / Photoshop Tutorials available in my Gallery. Some are a little old (still using PS7), but the principles are still valid (even though some of the really old ones may seem outdated aesthetically). Generally, the further down in each list, the newer the tutorials. Tutorials with this symbol youtube Icon  are video tutorials - the newer ones can also be found on my youtube channel.
As of April 2018, I have my own website where I will host all my tutorials in the future - I will also upload previews here, but on the BLOG everything will be up first :aww: So if you like, hop on over and if you are feeling super generous , I'd love to see you comment there, too. So far, there is no mailinglist or anything yet (gotta set everything up first, see how it goes), bu

Comments are the ultimate compliment - they keep me going Heart
Golden Church Ornaments precut premium
Shot of the front entrance of the Church Birnau at the Lake Constance.

By downloading, you agree to abide by my rules - you can read them in my journal
They're not complicated, even though they seem lengthy.

Like what you see?
You can also check out my website and blog at - I'd love to see you there!

R E L A T E D s t o c k
Pink Flowers Growing Upward - Premium cut-out by kuschelirmel-stock  Metal Ornament 01 Cut-Out PNG PREMIUM by kuschelirmel-stock  Black Forest Cuckoo Clock 02 Precut Stock by kuschelirmel-stock 

Overview Stock
:pointr: more Germany
:pointr: more Buildings, Structures, Architecture
:pointr: more Renders, Cutouts, Premades, etc
:pointr: more Premium Content
Tower precut
By downloading, you agree to abide by my rules - you can read them in my journal
They're not complicated, even though they seem lengthy.

Like what you see?
You can also check out my website and blog at - I'd love to see you there!

R E L A T E D s t o c k
Black Forest Cuckoo Clock 02 Precut Stock by kuschelirmel-stock  Flamingo Flower precut by kuschelirmel-stock  Greenery 01 Pre-Cut Stock by kuschelirmel-stock 

Overview Stock
:pointr: more Germany
:pointr: more Buildings, Structures, Architecture
:pointr: more Objects
:pointr: more Renders, Cutouts, Premades, etc
:pointr: more Premium Content



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SandraDelValle Featured By Owner 1 day ago   Digital Artist
Guardianes del Hada-Sandra del Valle by SandraDelValle
thank u 
Kellsyy Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey there! :D I used one of your stock images here:

WP Cover 15: All Over Again. by Kellsyy

Thank you! :hug:
Beeroxxx Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
MariaStc Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2019
Many thanks for your stock!
Aether by MariaStc
jasminira Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2019
thanks again for the brushes and for the fav:) (Smile) Heart 
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