Hobbit Illuminations, work in progress – Thranduil
(Continuation of) an experiment in illustrations inspired by medieval European illuminations, but ideally that look like they might have come from Middle-earth itself!
This is the final of the trio for now: Thranduil, King of the Wood Elves.
To see the work in progress of Dwalin and Thorin, click here! (Or scroll down ;)
scan of the Woodland King fully drawn out and awaiting colours
in the beginning with newly-added lettering
after re-drawing his face and aesthetically demolishing parts of the frame
the fun fiddly line-work begins
Thranduil work in progress, detail of the face. There’s a lot of eyelash love in this drawing.
Posted by Soni Alcorn-Hender on Thursday 4, July, 2013