Tag Archives: Tolkien

The Art of Ted Nasmith

Originally posted on J Glover 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…

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Middle-earth on the back of an envelope: Sketch of Thorin and Others

Every now and again it’s fun to opt for something less wordy here at the blog.  Middle-earth usually provides the inspiration. I have a habit of doodling on random bits of paper I find – very often it will be the proverbial … Continue reading

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A Dishevelled Dryad Loveliness

Originally posted on Wisdom from The Lord of the Rings:
Frodo and Sam have journeyed through many landscapes since they left Bag End together stepping out onto the Road that Bilbo once sang about, that “Goes ever on and on”.…

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Mysterious Cities of Gold Episode Recap: History, Enchantment and Tolkien

We arrive at Episode 2 – the long voyage across the Atlantic officially begins, and it gets a truly epic treatment.  These early episodes journeying across the ocean are absolutely integral to the story.  As often happens with long stories, people … Continue reading

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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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How to shut Down Tolkien: By Brandon Rhodes

A friend sent me this fantastic 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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UK Hike: Scafell Pike, Lake District

Last week I had the absolute pleasure of trekking up Scafell Pike. When I put it like that it sounds like a straightforward ascent up one peak, and back down again. But actually there are about 7 peaks on the … Continue reading

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