Monday, September 22, 2014

There and Back again, Pages 254 to 258

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

Page 254
Page 254: "There for ages his huge bones could be seen in calm weather amid the ruined piles of the old town."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.



Page 255
Page 255: "But ever more thickly the birds were gathering."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.



Page 256
Page 256: "Before long there was a fluttering of wings, and back came the thrust; and with him a most decrepit old bird.  He was getting blind, he could hardly fly, and the top of his head was bald."

Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.



Page 257
 Page 257: "'Now I am chief of the great raves of the Mountain!'"

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.



Page 258
Page 258: "'Back now to the Mountain!' cried Thorin.  'We have little time to lose.'"

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.

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