9781626865556

Tolkien's World A Fantasy Coloring Book

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  • ISBN13:

    9781626865556

  • ISBN10:

    1626865558

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2015
  • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
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Summary

This beautiful coloring book—suitable for Tolkien fans of all ages—presents over 90 pages of famous scenes from Middle-earth, from the Trees of the Valar to Mount Doom; and characters as beloved as Gandalf the wizard, or as feared as Smaug the dragon. Line art illustrating the fantastical world of Middle-earth is ready to be colored.

This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

Author Biography

Ian Miller is a British fantasy illustrator and writer best known for his quirkily etched gothic style and macabre sensibility, and noted for his book and magazine cover and interior illustrations, including covers for books by H. P. Lovecraft and contributions to David Day's Tolkien-inspired compendiums, work for Fighting Fantasy gamebooks (very popular in the 1980s) and various role-playing and wargaming publications, as well as contributions to the Ralph Bakshi films Wizards and Coolworld. Miller cites amongst his principal artistic influences Albrecht Dürer and Leonardo da Vinci, the German Expressionists and French Impressionists, as well as an early predilection for Japanese landscape artists. Miller has exhibited frequently during his career in both solo shows and group exhibitions in Britain and internationally. He graduated from Saint Martin’s School of Art in London.

Allan Curless worked as a political cartoonist for 16 years, working mainly for the Sunday Times. His first children's book, Cat's Song with Andrew Matthews, was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award and the Smarties Prize in 1994. He illustrated the chapter icons for the popular Redwall children’s series by Brian Jacques. Curless passed away in 1997.

Born and raised in Milan, Mauro Mazzara started drawing at the age of two—he still hasn't stopped! He spent his high school years doodling in class, always getting into trouble, until he finally decided to join the Arte & Messaggio Illustration school in Milan. Published in the Annual Illustrators of Children's Books in 2002, Mauro then joined the Brera Art Academy to study painting. He is the co-founder of Totemic Studio and works as a freelance illustrator for the fashion, publishing and advertising industries. His work has been published by Edizioni Playpress, Tridimensional, Nicola Milano Editore, Gaia Edizioni, I Libri di Niccolò and EdiGiò. He teaches drawing and painting and has taken part in several solo and collective painting exhibitions. Mauro has received several prizes for his work.

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