Wednesday, February 26, 2014

There and Back again, Pages 198 to 203

As promised, more from the Hobbit illustration project… And at page 203, only 100 left to post!

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

Page 198
Page 198: "Thorin looked and walked as if his kingdom was already regained and Smaug chopped up into little bits."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 199
Page 199: "'You must claim your own.  The hour is at hand, spoken of old.'"

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 200
Page 200: "People sang on the quays and out of windows."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 201
Page 201: "They spent a cold and lonely night and their spirits fell."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 202
Page 202: "…and the pride and hopes which had stirred in their hearts at the singing of old songs by the lake died away to a plodding gloom."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 203
Page 203: "Nothing moved in the waste, save the vapor and the water, and every now and again a black and ominous crow."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

I'll be back soon with the final 100 illustrations… a few at a time anyway.

2 comments:

Carole Reid said...

Oh my Elizabeth # 201 and 203 are so powerfully sad to me. Lovely work.

Elizabeth said...

Thank you Carole. :)