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James Hunter-Shortland
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom
I am a professional fantasy cartographer from the UK. I've always loved drawing maps and have spent years developing my skills, learning new techniques and getting to grips with the GIMP.

Apart from that, I'm a fantasy writer, as well as a keen reader and gamer. Mostly, I love making maps and imagining new worlds. I hope that this comes across in my work.

I am available for commissions.


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DePassage Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch!
Loomedai Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for noticing me my friend :).
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for being so kind to watch me. I hope you'll enjoy my future artwork :)
Cirias Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
No problem, I love your work, especially:…

RoxanneMilson Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav^^ Really appreciate it:heart:
You have some awesome maps, love them!
Cirias Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks a lot, glad you like them :)
Kitsunka Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Congratulations! Your art has been featured here: [link]
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