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Galadriel welcomed the Fellowship to Lothlórien after their escape from Moria. When she met the Fellowship in her tree dwelling at Caras Galadhon, she gave each member a searching look, testing their resolve — though Boromir interpreted this test as a temptation. She was in turn tested when Frodo Baggins offered to place the Ring in her keeping. Knowing that its corrupting influence would make her "great and terrible", and recalling the ambitions that had once brought her to Middle-earth, she refused the Ring. She accepted that her own ring's power would fail and that her people would diminish and fade with the One Ring's destruction, and that her only escape from the fading of the Elves and the dominion of Men was to return at last to Valinor. There is the suggestion in the novel, backed up by other writings,[5] that in acknowledgement of this renunciation of power her personal ban from Valinor was lifted and she was finally given leave to return over the sea.

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As the King of Rohan.Théoden was growing weak with age, and was largely controlled by his chief advisor Gríma, who was secretly in the employ of the corrupt wizard Saruman. In Unfinished Tales, it is implied that Gríma was accelerating the king's decline with "subtle poisons". As Théoden sat powerless, Rohan was troubled by Orcs and Dunlendings, who operated under the will of Saruman, ruling from Isengard.

When his son Théodred was mortally wounded at a battle at the Fords of Isen, Théoden's nephew Éomer became his heir. However, Éomer was out of favour with Wormtongue, who eventually had him arrested.

When Gandalf the White and Aragorn appeared before him , Théoden initially rebuffed the wizard's advice to ride out against Saruman. When Gandalf revealed Wormtongue for what he was, however, Théoden returned to his senses. He restored his nephew, took up his sword Herugrim, and in spite of his age, led the Riders of Rohan into the Battle of the Hornburg. After this he became known as Théoden Ednew, the Renewed.
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As told in "The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen", Aragorn in his twentieth year met Arwen for the first time in Rivendell, where he lived under Elrond's protection. Arwen, then over 2700 years old, had recently returned to her father's home after living for a while with her grandmother Lady Galadriel in Lórien. Aragorn fell in love with Arwen at first sight. Some thirty years later, the two were reunited in Lórien. Arwen reciprocated Aragorn's love, and on the mound of Cerin Amroth they committed themselves to marry one another.
After the War of the Ring, Aragorn became king of Arnor and Gondor. Arwen arrived at Minas Tirith, and they were married.
Her few appearances in the book suggest that Arwen is a minor character in The Lord of the Rings; but she serves as inspiration and motivation for Aragorn, who, as Elrond stipulated, must become King of both Arnor and Gondor before he could wed her.
The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen relates that Arwen had a son, Eldarion, and at least two unnamed daughters by Aragorn. In F.A. 121, one year after Aragorn's death, at the age of 2901 she gave up her life at Cerin Amroth.

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"Then Fëanor swore a terrible oath. His seven sons leapt straightway to his side and took the selfsame vow together, and red as blood shone their drawn swords in the glare of the torches. They swore an oath which none shall break, and none should take, by the name even of Ilúvatar, calling the Everlasting Dark upon them if they kept it not; and Manwë they named in witness, and Varda, and the hallowed mountain of Taniquetil, vowing to pursue with vengeance and hatred to the ends of the World Vala, Demon, Elf or Man as yet unborn, or any creature, great or small, good or evil, that time should bring forth unto the end of days, whoso should hold or take or keep a Silmaril from their possession.

Thus spoke Maedhros and Maglor and Celegorm, Curufin and Caranthir, Amrod and Amras, princes of the Noldor; and many quailed to hear the dread words. For so sworn, good or evil, an oath may not be broken, and it shall pursue oathkeeper and oathbreaker to the world's end."

J. R. R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion, Ch. 9: Of the Flight of the Noldor


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left to right: Amrod and Amras (they're hard to tell apart in this light), Fëanor, Curufin (always the first to obey his father), Maglor (not really conviced but caught up in the moment), Maedhros (taking charge of keeping his brothers in line while Atar is busy), Caranthir, Celegorm.


Watercolour and gouache.

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"They came at unawares in the middle of winter, and fought with Dior in the Thousand Caves; and so befell the second slaying of Elf by Elf. There fell Celegorm by Dior's hand, and there fell Curufin, and dark Caranthir; but Dior was slain also, and Nimloth his wife, and the cruel servants of Celegorm seized his young sons and left them to starve in the forest. Of this Maedhros indeed repented, and sought long for them in the woods of Doriath; but his search was unavailing, and of the fate of Elured and Elurin no tale tells."

J. R. R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion: The Ruin of Doriath

Pencil and watercolour wash.

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Yet another commission for the ever-wonderful ~flyingfish98. This interpretation was heavily influenced by a conversation with ~suzene from a few years ago, in which she brought up an idea that I'd never thought about and that completely broke my heart - that the boys heard Maedhros calling for them but still hid from him, more afraid of the one who had slaughtered their parents than they were of the dangers of the forest.
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Thorin Oakenshield, son of Thrain, son of Thrór, King under the Mountain.

Seventy-five years ago yesterday, The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien was first published.

September 22nd is the birthday of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins.

Happy Hobbit Day everyone!


Pencil and white pastel on pastel paper.

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Illustration for the book by Tolkien Lord of the Rings. Fanart.
Boromir's Death Scene
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Illustration for the book by Tolkien Lord of the Rings. Fanart.
Nazgul in the Bruinen.
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LOTR again )
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Inspired by Mr. J.R.R. Tolkien & MarinArk

The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003 Movie) © New Line Cinema/WingNut Films
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The fifth one finally is done! This one took me a very long time. I started the design one month ago, but my mind just went empty. So I moved on to other projects. Luckily when I listened to the complete recordings of The Two Towers, I got inspirations again! :)

Hope you like it.

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How to colour Minas-tirith was really a headache. I couldn't just make it white, or to make it too colourful...So at last I used low saturation colours on it.

What shall be the next location then?

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The third piece of this series, a little different in colouring from the last two.
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Design for a bookmark' pack based in Lord of the Rings’ theme wel to me most exactrly is based in The Silmarillion.
Those character are Valar (Gods), now I'm going to copy-paste their info from Wikipedia:

Yavanna
Queen of the Earth and Giver of Fruits, spouse of Aulë, also called Kementári. She created the Two Trees, and is responsible for the Kelvar (animals) and Olvar (plants). It was she who requested the creation of the Ents, as she feared for the safety of the trees once her husband had created the Dwarves. The Two Lamps are created by Aulë at Yavanna's request, and their light germinates the seeds that she had planted. Following the destruction of the Two Lamps by Melkor and the withdrawal of the Valar to Aman, Yavanna sang into being the Two Trees of Valinor.

Manwë
He is the King of the Valar, husband of Varda Elentári and King of Arda. He lived atop Mount Taniquetil, the highest mountain of the world, in the halls of Ilmarin. The winds and airs were his servants, and he was lord of air, wind, and clouds in Arda. He was the noblest and greatest in authority, but not in power, of the Ainur and the greatest of the Aratar.

Varda
Queen of the Stars, spouse of Manwë, titled Elentári in Quenya and Elbereth Gilthoniel in Sindarin. She kindled the first stars before the Ainur descended into the world, and later brightened them with the gold and silver dew from the Two Trees. Melkor feared and hated her the most, because she rejected him before Time. The Elvish hymn A Elbereth Gilthoniel appears in three differing forms in The Lord of the Rings.

Oromë
Brother of Nessa and husband of Vána, also known as Araw in Sindarin, Aldaron ("Lord of the Trees"), Arum, Béma, Arāmē, The Huntsman of the Valar, and The Great Rider. During the Years of the Trees, after most of the Valar had withdrawn completely from Middle-earth and hidden themselves in Aman, Oromë still hunted in the forests of Middle-earth on occasion. Thus, he was responsible for first finding the Elves at Cuiviénen.

Ulmo
Lord of Waters. Unlike the other Valar, he was not married and had no fixed dwelling place. He lived in the deep waters of the ocean, and seldom troubled to come to Middle-earth unless the need was dire. Ulmo was one of the chief architects of Arda. In power he was second to Manwë.

Melkor
The First Dark Lord. His name means "he who arises in might". He was the first of the Ainur to be created by Eru Ilúvatar and the one who created discord in the Music of the Ainur. The spiritual brother of Manwë, he was the most powerful of the Valar, as he possessed all aspects of Eru's thought, whereas the others each possessed only some. He turned to evil, and was taken back to Valinor in the chain Angainor after the Awakening of the Elves in Cuiviénen. He remained on parole in Valinor for three ages, but after the poisoning of the Two Trees and the theft of the Silmarils, he fled from Valinor. He was no longer counted among the Valar, and Fëanor, one of the leaders of the Noldorin Elves, called him "Morgoth Bauglir", The Great Enemy, by which name he was known in Middle-earth ever after. He was cast out of Arda at the end of the War of Wrath.

Characters is © J.R.R Tolkien
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Gimli and Legolas and their last journey through Middle-Earth, they're going to Ithilien's haven.




Character is © J.R.R Tolkien
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Lord Of the Rings day! I don't know why but today I wanted to draw characters of The Lord of The Rings.
A Sketch portrait of Gil-Galad the last High King of the Noldor in Middle-earth.



Character is © J.R.R Tolkien
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Another humble tribute to my favorite author, J.R.R.Tolkien. I designed it to resemble a stained glass depicting the key moments and deeds.

This one is also going to be on the wall of my Kung Fu school.

I've done the line work and basic colors in vectors, then brought the image to photoshop for further coloring and texture application. The original size is 2.30 mtr * 1.10 mtr.

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"The dark filled all the room, and the fire died down, and the shadows were lost, and still they played on. And suddenly first one and then another began to sing as they played, deep-throated singing of the dwarves in the deep
places of their ancient homes..."
J.R.R.Tolkien "The Hobbit"
A small tribute to my favorite author.
Indian Ink/Watercolor/Arches paper
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for LOTR 10th anniversary

Photoshop and SAI
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This is an illustration I've done for a Chinese Tolkien fanbook 'Memories of the Travellers". We have sent it to John Howe as a gift when he came to China. I'm so excited!

I used some Chinese painting skill in these two.
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This is an illustration I've done for a Chinese Tolkien fanbook 'Memories of the Travellers". We have sent it to John Howe as a gift when he came to China. I'm so excited!

I used some Chinese painting skill in these two.
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The character is from the novel Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Watercolour and pens on paper.
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Depicts a scene in J.R.R. Tolkien's Two Towers, where Merry and Pippin visit Treebeard's home and they share some stories and news. (:

Tools: watercolour, masking liquid, ink liners, markers and white pencil on rough watercolour paper.
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Frodo, Sam and Pippin leaving Hobbiton. Scene is set in book one, chapter three ("Three is Company") of the novel Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Watercolour, ink and a bit of marker and white pencil. Also a minor touch up in Photoshop.
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Annatar again. I keep using the One Ring spell as a halo, but it's just so pretty... :|

Annatar/Sauron © J.R.R Tolkien
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I re-read The Silmarillion recently and with all the excitation for The Hobbit I'm in a mood for some fanart. :p

From left to right: Sauron > Varda > Manwë > Fëanor > Eönwë > Sauron (again) > Beleg.

All of them © J.R.R Tolkien

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Sauron forges the Great Ring, and celebrimbor realizes his deceit. Rushed at the end... lol

Sauron, Celebrimbor © J.R.R Tolkien
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