Friday, October 3, 2014

There and Back again, Pages 279 to 283

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

Page 279
Page 279: "'Halt!' he called in a voice like thunder, and his staff blazed forth with a flash like the lightening."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 280
Page 280: "...the bat-cloud came, flying lower, over the shoulder of the Mountain, and whirled above them shutting out the light and filling them with dread."


Ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 281
Page 281: "These were the swiftest wolf-riders, and already their cries and howls rent the air afar."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 282
Page 282: "Victory seemed at hand, when a cry rang out on the heights above."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Page 283
Page 283: "Soon the attackers were attacked, and they were forced into a great ring, facing every way, hemmed all about with goblins and wolves returning to the assault."

Acrylic gouache and ink on 6 x 8 inch paper.


Only 20 more to go...!

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