Saturday, February 9, 2013

There and Back again, Pages 167 to 176

A few more Hobbit illustrations for the weekend.  Slowly getting caught up.

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

Page 167
Page 167: "...a river ran out of the heights of the forest and flowed on and out into the marshes at the feet of the high wooded lands."

Acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 168
Page 168: "The king looked sternly on Thorin, when he was brought before him, and asked him many questions."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 169
Page 169: "...he began to wonder what had become of his unfortunate friends."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 170
Page 170: "...when suddenly out sprang the light of many torches all round them, like hundreds of red stars."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 171
Page 171: "There the great beeches came right down to the bank, till their feet were in the stream."

Acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 172
Page 172: "'Did you not three times pursue and trouble my people in the forest and rouse the spiders with your riot and clamour?'" 

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 173

Page 173: "...yet he did not dare to march among them because of his shadow..."

Ink and acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 174
Page 174: "...when he heard Bilbo's little voice at his keyhole."

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


Page 175
Page 175: "There stood barrels, and barrels, and barrels; for the Wood-elves, and especially their king, were very fond of wine..."

Acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 176
Page 176: "When the barrels were empty the elves cast them through the trapdoors, opened the water-gate, and out the barrels floated on the stream..."

Acrylic gouache on 6 x 8 inch paper.



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