Tag Archives: LOTR

Part 4, Reading and Drawing The Lord of the Rings: On Fear, Knowledge and Power

At last, a new blogpost, to (nearly) coincide with Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday! This is the second and last post on The Shadow of the Past…I’ve narrowed it down to a few themes, but there is so much more that could … Continue reading

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Reading and Drawing the Lord of the Rings Part 2: Enter Frodo Baggins and the Ring

The morning after the night before – Drawing with ink and wide nib Welcome to my 50th post on this blog! The Influence of the Ring It is in this chapter that we get our first glimpse of the power … Continue reading

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The Art of Ted Nasmith

Originally posted on JGlover Art:
Welcome to the latest addition to my companion posts, running bi-weekly on alternate weeks to my Lord of the Rings Project, for this week’s post I’ll be talking about the art of a very well…

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Drawing of Bilbo Baggins at Bag-End, inspired by 3 Tolkien Artists

(Drawing in ink and pencil)

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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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How to shut Down Tolkien: By Brandon Rhodes

A friend sent me this engaging presentation by Brandon Rhodes. It’s great viewing for anyone who loves Tolkien’s work, and would like to know more about the process, hard work, motivation and discussions that went into his writings.

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Memorable quotations from the Lord of the Rings (not the obvious ones…)

I was once asked for some of my favourite quotations from The Lord of the Rings. Thinking about this question, I pondered on the ones that often get repeated – of these, the most common, and frankly now unoriginal one, … Continue reading

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