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Tolkien Reading Day 2015: Middle-Earth Inspired Art by Joe Gilronan

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit” – J.R.R Tolkien. The 10 words that for me started a love affair with the writings of Tolkien and in particular Middle Earth, 10 words that have shaped my art. In A Hole In The Ground On this most auspicious of days I find myself revisiting the writings of J.R.R ...

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Hobbit Day: A Long-Expected Party

A Long-Expected Party by Joe Gilronan When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton. He walked briskly back to his hole, and stood for a moment listening with a smile. A Long-Expected Party by J.R.R. Tolkien The ...

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A Song of Ice and Fire: Pre-Raphaelite Style

A Song of Ice and Fire Pre-Raphaelite Style by Joe Gilronan There are some truly stunning pieces of art connected to the George RR Martin novels, the following link being a prime example. George RR Martin: However, there are alternatives? With a few tweaks and a little imagination I have always thought that the art of the Pre-Raphaelites makes for ...

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The Red Book of Westmarch: A Hobbits Tale

The Red Book of Westmarch: A Hobbits Tale by Joe Gilronan In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. The ten words that changed my life and keeping with tradition I will be reading extracts from my all time favourite book, The Hobbit. To celebrate Tolkien Reading Day I thought I would share one of my paintings, aptly titled ...

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How do you Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day?

How do you Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day? by Joe Gilronan As per tradition, you will find me reading extracts from my all time favourite book “The Hobbit” and with that in mind, I thought I would share a Hobbit themed painting. “Late For An Appointment” Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Second breakfast disturbed and all of a fluster Bilbo is ...

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Tolkien Inspired Artist, Joe Gilronan, Joins the Legendarium Team!

Legendarium Media is pleased to announce the addition of the brilliant Tolkien inspired artist Joe Gilronan to the team! Joe Gilronan is a full time professional artist who has been greatly influenced by the works of Tolkien. He received a Fine Arts Degree in painting from Liverpool University and holds a Higher National Diploma in design and ceramics from the University of ...

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