Sunday, September 30, 2012

There and Back again, Page 139 to 144

Happy weekend all.  I'll be back in a day or so with news about an upcoming show.  For now though... 

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

Page 139
Page 139: "Soon the light at the gate was like a little bright hole far behind, and the quiet was so deep that their feet seemed to thump along while all the trees leaned over them and listened."

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

Page 140
Page 140: "...dark dense cobwebs with threads extraordinarily thick, often stretched from tree to tree, or tangled in the lower branches on either side of them."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 141
 Page 141: " brought thousands of dark-grey and black moths, some nearly as big as your hand, flapping and whirring..."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 142
 Page 142: Inspired by the boat in the poisonous black water.

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 143
Page 143: "They tugged and tugged, and suddenly they all fell over on their backs."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 144
Page 144: "Out of the gloom came suddenly the shape of a flying deer... High it sprang and cleared the water with a mighty jump."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

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