Thursday, September 11, 2014

There and Back again, Pages 229 to 233

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

Page 229
Page 229: "'It was like a globe with a thousand facets; it shone like silver in the firelight, like water in the sun, like snow under the stars, like rain upon the moon.'"

Acrylic gouache and acrylic on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 230
Page 230: "Slowly Thorin shook off his dreams and getting up he kicked away the stone that wedged the door."

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

Page 231
Page 231: "He rose in fire..."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

Page 232
 Page 232: "But somehow, just when the dwarves were most despairing, Bilbo felt a strange lightening of the heart, as if a heavy weight had gone from under his waistcoat."

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

Page 233
Page 233: "At length Mr. Baggins could bear it no longer.  'Confound you, Smaug, you worm!' he squeaked aloud."

Ink and colored pencil on 6 x 8 inch paper.

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