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A Drawing of A Hobbit Hole, and the Theme of ‘Home’ in Middle-earth.

Originally posted on Earth and Oak:
A Hobbit Hole “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” (The Hobbit ~ J.R.R.Tolkien) So begins one of the most iconic adventure stories, in the humblest of settings.  Tolkien afterwards explained…

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Hobbits journey through ‘Green Hill Country’ by Ted Nasmith

Green Hill Country by Ted Nasmith. Another faithful rendering of the essence and spirit of Tolkien’s writing by Nasmith! I am re-reading The Fellowship of the Ring at the moment, and have just finished the chapters ‘Three is Company’ and … Continue reading

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Frodo’s Goodbye and Last Sight of Hobbiton

This beautiful rendering of the ‘Last Sight of Hobbiton‘ by Ted Nasmith (2002) is one of my favourite works of Tolkien art. Nasmith tends to capture the essence of the tale in his artwork: it retains the enchantment of Middle-earth, … Continue reading

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A Drawing of A Hobbit Hole, and the Theme of ‘Home’ in Middle-earth.

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”…So begins one of the most famous adventure stories, in the humblest of settings.  Tolkien afterwards explained that this was a spontaneous line he scribbled on the back of an exam … Continue reading

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