The Hobbit. Jacksonised or: Pimp my Dwarf!UpdatesThe Hobbit. Jacksonised or: Pimp my Dwarf!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
As I read the Hobbit to my son, as Smaug lies buried under the waters of the Long Lake and as Elves, Dwarves, Men and Orcs are drawn to the Lonely Mountain by greed, I stumble over promo photos of the Hobbit http://www.herr-der-ringe-film.de/v3/de/news/tolkienfilme/news_72192.php and am reduced to disbelief.
Of course, I should have known. The target audience are the "Lotr" fans, the ones who have never read the books (probably tried, but gave up after "Concerning Hobbits"), who can't even be bothered to spell out the title of what they call their favourite book (or movie), who whooped with glee when Legolas surfed down the stairs of Helm's Deep on a shield or when Viggo, Orly and that alcoholic of a Dwarf kung-fu'd their way towards Théoden, and whom Jackson expects to be clamouring for more of the same in The Hobbit. He couldn't have made it a children's movie, no, of course not.
Thus, those lovable, squabbling Dwarves, who have only bread knives (which they lose
the postacard of LOTR stainglass art is on sale!http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a1z10.1.w3740576-2692296539.1.aWRSIP&id=19155453661the postacard of LOTR stainglass art is on sale!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am glad to announce the series of my LOTR stainglass art postcard is on sale in TaoBao shop
you can click the link below to buy.if you are in china you will be free mail if you buy more than 5 sets.
Cosplay Friday: The Hobbit and Lord of the RingsCosplay Friday: The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings2 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Cosplay Friday: My Precious
The ring bearer by SusaStrawberry
The characters in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings have been enticing readers for over 60 years.
Today fans are able to journey to the magical realm of Middle-earth through the wizardry of Peter Jackson’s revolutionary six film cinematic adventure.
Jackson ushered in the age of the modern day movie franchise by questionably shootin
Tolkien Illustrator's First Aid Kit: ElvesWelcome to the Quenta Silmarillion, sit yourself down by the fire and hear the stories of old.Tolkien Illustrator's First Aid Kit: Elves5 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Tolkien Illustrator’s First Aid Kit: Elves
Tolkien’s texts are notable for their abundance of characters, many of them mentioned perhaps only once, other playing very important parts in the stories. However, it is often very difficult to find any description of how those characters look, and this is what we, artists and illustrators, are usually most concerned with.
So here it is – Tolkien Illustrator’s First Aid Kit – a list of all those characters, whose physical appearance is mentioned in the texts, including The Silmarillion and The History of the Middle-earth.
To start with, the Elves. As we know, during the march from Cuiviënén t
Power BreakdownOH MY GOSH YOU GUYS. He's just AMAZING.Power Breakdown2 years ago in Personal More Like This
:iconcalculatus: This guy decided to make a breakdown of abilities of Blaze and Penn for me and there are some crazy stuff here!
Check it out!!!))
You gave us a few of Blaze's and Penn's abilities in the past but I decided that it wasn't good enough for me, so I fleshed their powers out some more by taking their skills and physical and spiritual properties of fire into account.
·Fire flows in his blood, making him immune to all foreign contaminants such as poison and disease.
o This would lead to regenerative healing factor since the flames would be constantly cauterizing his wounds. This is kind of like how phoenixes heal themselves.
Fire elementals are abnormally strong since fire spiritually represents strength.
·He holds a symbiotic bond with fire, and can emit* it from his body through fire breath, explosions, flame armor, rocket-propelle
Where do you place value?I've been noticing a trend in a lot of Christians feeling like they need to defend themselves. So I'm going to share some things that have helped me with this.Where do you place value?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
An easy way to deal with this is to put more value on what God says about you than you put on what other people say about you. Which do you hold in higher regard? Does what other people think and say about you dominate your outlook? Or do you hold what God says in a higher esteem? It's good to value and respect other people. Even if someone is wrong about something, that person is still valuable. They are valuable to God, and so they should be valuable to you. But that doesn't mean you need to value that person's words or opinion, especially if they are wrong about something. If you only put value on what God says, no accusations or insults from others should affect you. For this to be effective, you need to know what God says. The bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is about Jesus and His finished work. Jesus is God's word. If i
To all men of letters!Well, acquaintances, allies, buddies, colleagues, compatriots (or not), comrades, and/or familiars...To all men of letters!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I decided to put my knowledge to use, for the benefit of our artistic community and all people out there trying to thrive.
As I've written in my ID, I'm a literature and language teacher. I've been working hard to get my master degree in French Literature and Narrative Theories, which will come latter this year.
And as for this, I thought I could be at your service to read your literature deviations and post you honest constructive critics based on the best of world wide letters!
But I have to be clear about one thing: I am not the kind of person that only say what you might want to hear.
I will never be rude or disrespectful BUT... it is needed of me to say sometimes things you may not agree or accept.
If you ask me for a critic don't be upset if I eventually point an aspect of your composition that needs to be improved.
I'm sure that it's not
dream of dreamsdream of dreams1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
:thumb426865493: Deafness by Nelleke
Elemental Collision III by FramedByNature thunderstrom by iconicarchive Twilight Towers IV by FramedByNature
Iceland - the big blue by PatiMakowska Summer Breeze by davidrichterphoto Tijarafe Sunset by Nichofsky
DS Up Close 8-24-13 by mitsubishiman Legends of the Black Forest- Pt. I by TheChosenPesssimist hallow hollow by NWunseen
Good Morning by TomazKlemensak Between Times by JanPusdrowski Winds by IvanAndreevich
Blue Yields to Gold by MarshallLipp Wavy Shapes by FlorentCourty The View by MarshallLipp
The Point of No Return by Inebriantia Is There Anybody Out There... by almostacrayon :thumb433169921:
:thumb431111112: My Heart Between Fire and Ice by Jordan-Roberts :thumb430371356:
Periphery by benjamin-charles Kofa Twilight by PeterJCoskun Furnace by ColinHSillerud
Ribadesella by JuncalDelacroix Meet the mighty Glacier by JasperGrom Exit Glacier - Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska by Bakisto
The Largest One by matthieu-parmentier Pristine by Raymaker Glacier du Geant by Reiep
Two by PRibeiro Blue Mist by almostacrayon Polar dreams by emmanueldautriche
Before the sisters by Dee-T Midnight Hue by Capturing-the-Light una bonita manana.. by kriakao
Huacachina Sunset by scwl Sassolungo by Panomenal Hungarian skies pt.CLXI. by realityDream
Taking your art to the next level in 2015!I am taking my art to the next level in 2015, who's with me?Taking your art to the next level in 2015!2 months ago in Personal More Like This
I want to fall in love with art all over again. Going through the painful process of growth as the art-bones stretch and your creativity get's set loose after wondering if you had any creativity at all!
2015 marks a new year and a new start, make the most of it and don't start it unprepared!
Here follows a list of things I'd like to do in 2015. You could call it a bucket-list. You can copy mine or make your own, but this might give you some ideas for yourself.
1. Going through all the fundamentals all over again.
It has been a few years that I studied any fundamentals and they seem to be lost somewhere in a dusty corner of my brain. I will buy: Books, video's, classes and study it by drawing or painting the knowledge I get from this. After doing so I will discus the topics with some fellow artist friends and see if they have feedback or perhaps anything to add that I might have missed.
Here is a
Johnny Cash: The Man in BlackJohnny Cash: The Man in Black1 week ago in Art Features More Like This
Johnny Cash: The Man in Black
Johnny Cash was without a doubt one of the most influential, acclaimed, and popular singer–songwriters of the last century.
February 26 would have been his 82nd birthday. Many of Cash’s recordings are now almost universally known—songs like “I Walk the Line” and “Folsom Prison Blues.” As a result of his work he has been inducted into the Country Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
T U T U R I A L ST U T O R I A L ST U T U R I A L S7 years ago in Personal More Like This
After a long wait, I have finally completed a set of tutorials on my process of creating colored artworks from lineart!
Thoughts on painting light
Preparing to paint
How To Make Clouds
Grayscale paint/shade Walkthrough - Halla
Grayscale paint/shade Walkthrough - Wildcloud
Excellent tutorials by others.
Gradient Shading Tutorial. Pt1 by Ilyana88Gradient Shading Tutorial. Pt2 by Ilyana88
Animal Eye Tutorial by daisy7
Game Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous GownsWatch depthRADIUSGame Of Thrones: Bloody Crowns, Diaphanous Gowns9 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Game of Thrones spearheads resurgence in sword & sorcery fantasy art of Warrior Kings & Queens.
Game of Thronesby Asidpk
A very small man can cast a ver
~Hobbits~ are true!New fossils have been found and they tell that Homo floresiensis - aka "Hobbit" has really existed!~Hobbits~ are true!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Hobbits" were about one metre tall, they ate meat and - seem to had big feet!
MangaGonna be attempting to try a doushinji. A short one...Manga2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm not too good, but it's for fun.
Anyway, look for it soon!