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Talks with Tolkien artists: Rami-fon-Verg
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7th International Tolkien Mailing Competition
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Teitho: September and October challenge *Rituals*
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Talks with Tolkien artists: claraval
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Teitho: August and October theme *Lesson*
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Talks with Tolkien artists: Rami-fon-Verg
In this issue I bring you a talk with the creator of these wonderful pictures below, ~Rami-fon-Verg (https://www.deviantart.com/rami-fon-verg) - Rami-fon-Verg (https://www.deviantart.com/rami-fon-verg) Be sure to check his gallery for more great art! Hello! For the beginning, could you tell us something about yourself? Hello! My name is Rami fon Verg.  I'm a freelance illustrator 27y.o. from Moscow, Russia. Transgender (FTM) (He/his/him). I'm left handed. I painted as I can remember. Now I prefer digital art, but I finished art academy as a traditional oil artist. I love fantasy, myths and legends. Books, movies, nature and music inspire me. At this moment I'm working on commissioned arts and my own projects. My dr
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7th International Tolkien Mailing Competition
The Hungarian Tolkien Society invites you to join the international “Quendi” category of the Tolkien Mailing Competition. This category is organised in English, open to any individual participant. In the course of the Competition you will face different challenges like quizzes, riddles and creative tasks. The five rounds of the competition will last from October to March. The application deadline is 12th October, 2019. Follow this link for more info and application form: https://tolkien.hu/mtt/item/3228-international-tolkien-mailing-competition-2019?fbclid=IwAR2zc3R0YqnsilkM8G4Rsi-QuP6qxBzUL4iWIvJjxzwQFmtD0o-bKoiCkM8
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Teitho: September and October challenge *Rituals*
Autumn is a time of change, and transition. For many cultures, bringing in the first sheaves of grain is a time for celebration. The autumnal solstice is a time for reflection in others. Many of these celebrations and transitions are incorporated into the culture's religious beliefs, and are observed in a ceremonial way. Because of this tradition, the theme for September and October is Rituals Sometimes a ritual can be steeped in tradition, such as when Eowyn offered the parting cup before the riders left for Helm's Deep, or when the rangers of Ithilien stood facing to face the West before eating their evening meal. Sometimes they may be new
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Talks with Tolkien artists: claraval
This week I talked with Richard claraval (https://www.deviantart.com/claraval) - ~claraval (https://www.deviantart.com/claraval), a professional artist who created many Tolkien-themed pictures during his career. You can see a lot of them in his deviantart gallery, but even more at his website https://richardclaraval.net/ 1. Hello! For the beginning, could you tell us something about yourself? Hi Mirach, Thank you for the opportunity to tell you about my Tolkien Art. I live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. I went to school for fine art, and have created numerous Tolkien and non-Tolkien art for almost 50 years. I've shown my work in museums and galleries throughout the Eastern US, and won awards for both m
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Teitho: August and October theme *Lesson*
In Many Meetings Bilbo famously says to Strider, “… this is not the time for lessons!” but in fact, it is! Summer is drawing to an end and soon it will be time for all younglings to pick up chalk and tablet, scrolls and quills, and return to the lessons left as the days waxed long. In honour of this turning of the season (and eruption of parental glee) our theme for August and September is Lessons. Lessons as a theme can be very wide or very narrow. Perhaps you’d like to stick close to the Professor’s heart and write about a young elfling learning Quenya or Westron? Perhaps you’d like to imagine Aulë
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