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About the Artist

I got interested in digital painting when I studied at the Berliner Technische Kunstschule (BTK)in Berlin. During the 4th semester I decided to take the course Digital Illustration and there I learned the basics of working with Photoshop.
Afterwards it was just constantly learning and exploring new ways of creating. Now I am working as a freelance concept artist and designer for over 3 years. I am very passionate about creating art and new worlds.
I specialized myself in creating environment concept art, space art, background art, experimental art. I did promotional concept art and asset art for a medieval surviving game, space art/skyboxes for the rts game Shallow Space, artworks for book covers, museum background art and more. I have been featured in art magazines like Advanced Photoshop and 2DArtist.
In my free time I enjoy creating personal artworks and exploring new painting techniques.


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Digital Art
  • Digital Painting
  • Space Art
  • Environment Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Image Editing
  • Retouching


Freelance Digital Artist / Designer
January 2014 until now
Creating Promotional Paintings, Graphic Design, Concept Art, Backgound Art

Background Art / Illustration
State Museum Of Natural History Karlsruhe
November 2016 - January 2017
Background Art Environments and Landscapes

The Art Of Daniel Schmelling Artbook
Freelance Art / Design Project
August 2014 until May 2016
Artbook Layout and Graphic Design

Concept Art / Background Art
Special Circumstance Games
June 2015 until now
Background Art / Skyboxes, Nebulae, Starfields, Galaxies

Concept Artist/Designer
Cavebear Games
March 2015 until September 2016
Promotional Art / Concept Art, Asset Art, Graphic Design

Graphic Design Print
Art Platz Berlin Design Studio
Graphic Design, Print, Illustration


Daniel Christian Dietrich Schmelling
Schmetterlingsring 3
14532 Stahnsdorf

Email: schmellingdaniel@gmail.com

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