Monday, August 27, 2012

There and Back again, Pages 107 to 110

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

Page 107

Page 107: "Soon the light of the burning was faint below, a red twinkle on the black floor..."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 108

Page 108: "Very soon Bilbo was laid down, trembling with fear, on a wide shelf of rock on the mountain-side."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 109

Page 109: "Later on you might have seen a bright fire on the shelf of rock and the figures of the dwarves round it cooking and making a fire roasting smell."

Ink and acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 110

Page 110: "He slept curled up on the hard rock more soundly than ever he had done on his feather-bed in his on little hole at home."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Monday, August 13, 2012

There and Back again, Pages 101 to 106

Greetings!  It is about time I shared some more Hobbit illustrations.  Only sixty or so behind in posting (and yes, I'm past the halfway mark, yippee!).  I'm taking a little break from making them so perhaps I'll catch up here?

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

Page 101
Page 101: "The Wargs were angry and puzzled at finding them here in their meeting place."

(Wargs are the wolfs.)

Ink, acrylic gouache, and colored pencil on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 102
Page 102: "Then another came down and another one in blue flames, one in red, another in green.  They burst on the ground in the middle of the circle and went off in colored sparks and smoke."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 103
Page 103: "The lord of the eagles of the Misty Mountains had eyes that could look at the sun unblinking."

Ink and colored pencil on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 104
Page 104: "...so he summoned many other eagles to him and they flew away from the mountains, and slowly circling ever round and round they came down, down, down..."

Ink and colored pencil on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 105
Page 105:    "Burn, burn tree and fern!
                     Shrivel and scorch!  A fizzling torch
                     To light the night for our delight,
                                 Ya hey!"

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 106
Page 106: "Then Gandalf clinbed to the top of his tree.  The sudden splendor flashed from his wand like lightening..."

Ink and acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.