Tolkien's artwork

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Tolkien's artwork

Postby Ayslhyn » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:50 am

Interesting article from the Guardian here ... ern-artist
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Re: Tolkien's artwork

Postby FrodoTook » Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:11 pm

Thanks for sharing that Ayslhyn. I enjoyed JRRTs's art the very first time I saw it. So much that I bought "Pictures By Tolkien" not long after reading his works. I still love looking at all of his paintings. His "Conversation with Smaug" remains one of my all time favorites images. As does his cover art of my Silmarillion.

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Re: Tolkien's artwork

Postby Almatolmen » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:17 pm

Conversation is the wallpaper for my phone and a close-up of the Arkenstone for my iPad.

He did a lot of wonderful and interesting artwork. Sadly, like many artists he is unskilled at human (or Hobbit) figures.

I just got my Hobbit T-shirt of the map detail in today's mail. Very nice! I got a package from NZ! Whodda thunk it?
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