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A Long-expected Party by Mieronna A Long-expected Party by Mieronna
July-August 2007, coloured pencils.

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At the end of the second week in September a cart came in through Bywater from the direction of Brandywine Bridge in broad daylight. An old man was driving it all alone. He wore a tall pointed blue hat, a long grey cloak and a silver scarf. He had a long white beard a bushy eyebrows that stuck out beyond the brim of his hat. small hobbit-children ran after the cart all through Hobbiton and right up the hill. It had a cargo of Fireworks, as they had rightly guessed. At Bilbo's front door the old man began to unload ...

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R.Tolkien
The Fellowship of the Ring; chapter 1: A Long-expected Party. Pages 24-25, HC 50th anniversary edition paperback.


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The first of maybe several Lord of the Rings illustrations I'm planning to draw. I think I'll try to stay in chronological order, but I doubt I'll manage. For now, here's my first attempts at Hobbits.

I honestly wanted to try a less bright and colourful scene, but somehow, the idea of the Shire in glowing greens and bright colours has been so firmly established in my mind after watching FotR for a dozen times, I couldn't get rid of it. I blame Peter Jackson for the result.
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Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice Job! :)
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isabel56 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your Drawings is so colorful it catch my eye and i think it is beautiful
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LadyAnnatar Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
this is so cute ^^
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Mieronna Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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Wolfclaw15 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011   General Artist
oh my GOD!! I LOVE LORD OF THE RINGS!!!!!!!!!!
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hunlin Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009  Student Filmographer
Great job!
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escaflowne006 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow amazing colors :+favlove:
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