Saturday, September 22, 2012

Happy Hobbit Day! There and Back again, Page 130 to 138


Happy Hobbit Day everyone!  And in case you missed it in my last post, here is the link to see the new preview for the upcoming film.

Now for some illustrations and there will be more to come next week along with some new (non-hobbit) paintings.

From: There and Back again, An Illustration Project of The Hobbit

Page 130
Page 130: "...and also because of the burning of the chief wolf's nose..."

Ink and acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 131
 Page 131: "There is one stream there I know, black and strong which crosses the path."

Ink and colored pencil on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 132
Page 132: "But their spirits sank at his grave words, and they all felt that the adventure was far more dangerous than they had thought, while all the time, even if they passed all the perils of the road, the dragon was waiting at the end."

Acrylic gouache, ink, colored pencil on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 133
 Page 133: "The sun had only just turned west when they started, and till evening it lay golden on the land about them."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 paper.


Page 134
Page 134: "Their trunks were huge and gnarled, their branches twisted, their leaves were dark and long."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 135
Page 135: "'Well, here is Mirkwood!' said Gandalf.   'The greatest of the forests of the Northern world.'"

Acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 136
 Page 136: (inside Mirkwood forest) "...dark in there in the morning as at night, and very secret..."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 137
 Page 137: "'Stick to the forest-track, keep your spirits up, hope for the best...'"

Acrylic gouache and colored pencil on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 138
Page 138: "...and turned from the light that lay on the lands outside and plunged into the forest."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

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