Hobbit Illuminations, finished :)

Hobbit ‘Illuminations’: with European medieval illuminations and bookplates as an inspiration, this was an experiment to create illustrations that might look like they came from the books of Middle-earth itself.
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Hobbit Illuminations, work in progress!

Balin, Thorin, Thranduil work in progress by Soni Alcorn Hender

Hobbit illumination paintings, work in progress (Balin, Thorin, Thranduil)

This was how they started ^^ Here’s how they’re looking now!

An experiment in illustrations reminiscent of medieval European illuminations, but that look like they might have come from books of Middle-earth itself.

Dwalin work in progress, by Soni Alcorn-Hender

Scan of the final ink stage, ready for painting!

Thorin work in progress, by Soni Alcorn-Hender

Scan of the final ink stage, ready for painting :)