Joerg Schlonies is a freelance fantasy character designer and conceptual artist from Darmstadt / Germany. He is also the founder of "doJoerch - Fantasy Art Studio". He loves to create fantasy characters with a very special kind of personality. His heart beats for the world of the little people, trolls and gnomes and in his very small art studio he brings his little friends to life. Besides his commission work he is doing a lot of personal projects like art books because he is always inspired by things around him. Additionally to the illustration Joerg is also active as lecturer for traditional pen drawing techniques and digital painting. Besides his degree for Illustration from the institute of art and art therapie Bochum (IBKK) Joerg also holds a engineer's degree for mechanical engineering of the technical university Ilmenau/Germany.