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The Tolkien Years of the Brothers Hildebrandt

Legendary artists that inspired the fantasy art world

The 1970’s would discover the art of The Brothers Hildebrandt through their amazing depictions of the world of Tolkien in the calendars that inspired the imagination of the fantasy world and artists alike.

“The real spark came from the calendars, which showed me that it could be illustrated (The Lord of the Rings). I went through the Hildebrandt calendar, doing my own versions of the same scenes.” – John Howe, Illustrator and Art Director for the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

You can rediscover the amazing work of the Brothers in the book by the son of legendary artist Greg Hildebrandt. Not only will you get the amazing artwork but also a behind the scenes retelling from Greg Jr. The book will be available on Amazon.com November 2012 and will sell for around $25. Pre-order available.

This would make an amazing coffee table book!

About Steve "Rifflo" Fitch

Steve, also known as “Rifflo”, is a University MBA Administrator in Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife, Lisa and two young daughters, Alexa and Ava. Steve has an extensive background in corporate sales. Steve also worked for ISAF: International Security Assistance Force and the Canadian Military as a recruiter in Human Resources for the operations in Bosnia and Afghanistan. When not immersed in Tolkien works,sci-fi, and film, you can find him training in Muay Thai, and Italian rapier.