January 23rd, 2012

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Art: Crickhollow at Twilight by Dreamflower


Artist: Dreamflower
Title: "Crickhollow at Twilight"
Rating: G
Inspiration "As a matter of fact, he had already chosen and bought a little house at Crickhollow in the country beyond Bucklebury. To all but Sam, he pretended he was going to settle there permanently. The decision to set out eastwards had suggested the idea to him; for Buckland was on the eastern borders of the Shire, and as he had lived there in childhood, his going back would at least seem credible." (FotR, Book I, Chapter III, "Three is Company")
Media: Acrylic paint on 9X12 acrylic paper
Artist's Notes: I've always loved the idea of Crickhollow, so this seemed the perfect chance to attempt a picture of it.
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LOTR Challenges 5 by judy

Art Challenge

We are pleased to announce that in our very first ever Art Challenge, we have had eleven entries so far!

Artists were to choose a favorite passage from Tolkien's work to illustrate. Any media is allowed.

Here are the results:

Art: Crickhollow at Twilight by Dreamflower
Art: The Sun-maiden's raiment by Rhapsody the Bard"
Art: Tilion's Chase by Rhapsody the Bard
Art: Rauros by Elleth
Art: Arrival by Bethann
Art: Writing to Absent Friends by Bethann
Art: Letters from Home by Bethann
Art: Troth by Nath
Art: Minas Tirith by Ellynn Ithilwen
Art: Sauron and Huan by Huinárë
Art: I Espy with My Great Eye by pandemonium_213
Art: Deep in the Forest by Linda Hoyland

Artists, thank you so much for taking part in this first challenge! We had such a good response that we will now be having art challenges every other month. And remember, we always take late entries!

We hope that everyone will go and see the work of our talented artists! And next month the art entries will be used as the prompts for our monthly fic challenge!