Melchior van Rijn (born in 1973) is an artist who studied art history at Leiden University.
Melchior van Rijn is a professional illustrator with a special interest in figurative, narrative and fantastic imagery.
Though often described as a fantasy artist, his area of expertise exceeds the boundaries of that genre. Melchior prefers to call himself a 'storyteller in images'.
Melchior is involved in quite a few different projects, such as book and magazine illustrations, game art design, historical illustrations, archaeological impressions, making cartoons & designing logo's.