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Markus Holzum
I am a german Fantasy Illustrator who lives in the country of North Germany. I have studied Communication Design in Krefeld and now i am working as a Motion Graphic Designer in a small TV-Station in Bremen, Germany. But i even try to gain ground as a Fantasy-Illustrator.
Since 1996 i create an own Fantasy-World namend "Khorghil". This is the background for my pictures.

Current Residence: my own shire
Favourite genre of music: Röck n Röll
Favourite style of art: Romantic
Favourite cartoon character: Daffy Duck

The BLOG is ON!

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 30, 2012, 1:07 PM
After years of creating my world "Khorghil" and after publishing most of my work here on DA, there is a new home for my child created:
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This is the german HP about myself and my best friends wich are helping to write down my dreams. When you enter the HP just click on "Projekte" (Projects) and then on the big box "Grundbuch".
There you will find ALL TEXT and ALL ILLUSTRATIONS about Khorghil. Of course it is all written in german but all the pretty welcome Non-German-Speakers will find some Picture treasure, wich are not published here in DA :-)

I would love to meet you there at my blog!

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DriPoint 5 days ago   Digital Artist
Love the concept of inventing your own world and the illustrations are fantastic
Hello Markus,

I see that some of your works are under Creative Commons licence. Could you confirm that ? I would like to use some of your illustrations in a non commercial roleplaying game.

AGEOFAENYA Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer

I need a map for my novel 'Ages of Aenya'. I am interested to know what you charge for this kind of work. Thanks.

Nick Alimonos
Herzlichen Glückspunsch zum Geburtstag! :party: :cake:
PeziCreation Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday to a great artist !!! :cake:
idofakes Aug 2, 2013  Student
hi there i think you have already noticed me in you gallery just wanna ask is your fantasy world KHORGHIL made already beacuse i would like to help some out i could help and give you some designs of mine like places ,characters and stuffs 
adorety Jul 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Absolutely gorgeous work.
AussieMine Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I wish to ask, but do you still do Fantasy Maps? Because I would like to get one.
Awesome gallery! It's a real pleasure and a source of inspiration!
I'm a bit surprised though not to be able to find 3 maps of yours I've got in my personal library. I'm talking about the B/W maps of buildings, named:

Are they available somewhere on your blog? Did you erase them on DA?
I would love (as many others I'm sure) to see them back here, with possibly some extras ;)
Keep up the good work anyway, love your talent!
Hi Fred and thank you for your warm words :-)

These 3 maps are commissions from the german RPG "Das schwarze Auge" (The Dark Eye). In The first way they arent buildings wich belongs to my own world Khorghil ;-). More than this, the company who published this game had has changed their publishing-rules for the illustrators. Since then it is not allowed to show maps and blueprints of "Das Schwarze Auge" on DA or somewhere else on the internet. So sorry :-(
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