Joel Chaim Holtzman
Illustrator / Concept Artist

Joel Chaim Holtzman is an illustrator / Concept Artist based in the Netherlands. With a passion for art since a young age, around his twenties he began to paint more intensely with acrylics and oils, until he found his favourite medium which he uses to this day as a professional artist; Digital painting. His greatest influences are biblical themes, mythology, (military) history and the grotesque. Joel currently resides in the Netherlands, where he works as a fulltime freelance illustrator/concept artist for various clients around the world.

For commisions, mentorships and other questions, please contact Joel by mail.


Notable Artist Interviews

ImagineFx: Issue 176

Apex Magazine: Issue 112

Le Grog: (French)



Be Creative: The Ultimate Guide to Photoshop: Issue 7

Notable Appearances


SAE Institute Amsterdam: Art Teacher (Art & Design)


Dutch Comic Con: Dissecting my art Masterclass

Dutch Comic Con: Fundamentals Masterclass

SAE Institute: Fundamentals Masterclass


SAE Institute: Concept Art Masterclass

Dutch Winter Con: Fundamentals Masterclass & Booth

Elfia Arcen (Booth)

Amsterdam Comic Con (Booth)

Elfia Haarzuilens (Booth)


Dutch Winter Con (Booth)

Terneuzen Comic Con (Booth)

Breda Comic Con (Booth)

Utrecht Artistic Comic Con (Booth)


Breda Comic Con (Booth)

Kampen Comic Con (Booth)

Gooische Comic Con (Booth)

Notable Work:


Games-Workshop / Cubicle 7 : Warhammer 40k: Wrath and Glory

Sigil Entertainment / Ulisses Spiele: Torg: When Cosms Collide

Arcane Tinmen: Playmat (Illustration)

Nord Games: Treacherous Traps (Illustration)

Chocolate Gin: Promotional Art(Illustration)

Cubicle 7: Lone Wolf(Illustration)

ApeGames: Dealers in Hope (Illustration)

Caglararts: Gokturk (Film Promo/Concept art)

Board & Dice / NSKN: Board Game Art (Illustration, title reveal soon)

Green Ronin: Modern Age (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder: Midwives to Death (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder: Borne by the Sun's Grace (Illustration)


Paizo: Pathfinder: Gardens of Gallowspire (Illustration)

Modiphius: Conan The King (Illustration)

Modiphius: Conan The Adventurer (Illustration)

Modiphius: Conan The Scout (Illustration)

Modiphius: Conan The Wanderer (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder: Last Watch (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder: Eulogy of Roslar's Coffer (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder: The Dead Roads (Illustration)

Mythology and Fiction Explained: Greek Mythology Explained (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder: Temple of the Peacock spirit (Illustration)

Ascendant Destiny (Illustration)

Modiphius: Conan The Brigand (Illustration)

Chaosium: Call of Cthulhu: Terror Australis (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder: Sandpoint, Light of the Lost Coast (Illustration)

Brothers Paul: A Glimpse of Luna (Illustration)

Modiphius: Conan: Nameless Cults (Illustration)

Paizo: Pathfinder:The Six-Legend Soul (Illustration)

Chaosium: Call of Cthulhu: Scritch Scratch (Illustration)

Code Orange Games: Colission Miniatures (Concept Art)


Volterra: NDA Film Project (Film Concept Art)

A Song in the Dark (Book Cover)

Dust of Many (Promotional art)

Elements of Adventure (Illustration)

Rekindle (Film Concept Art)

Midknight story (Video Game Art)

When the Sky Falls (Book Cover)

Under the Splintered Mountains (Book Cover)


The Irredeemable (Book Cover)

Plague (Book Cover)

The Monster Inside (Book Cover)

Half as Long, Twice as Bright (Book Cover)

Dirge of Caragore (Concept Art / Illustrations)

Agressive Impact: Threads of Tyrus (Illustrations)

The Ranger and the Thief: An Azteroki Legend (Book Cover)


Empyrean chronicles (Concept Art)

Metalcon 2 (Festival promotional art)

Metalcon 1 (Festival promotional art)

Junkie and the Halo (Album Illustration)

Manica (Album Illustration)


Faith Ablaze (Album Illustration)

Ill Fittings (Album Illustration)

Unseen Perception (Album Illustration)