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Tolkien Artists Ted Nasmith & Alan Lee

"The legendary Tolkien illustrator Ted Nasmith shares his love and vision of Tolkien's works. A beautiful conversation and intimate look into the world of Ted Nasmith's art! Explore more of Ted's art at his website:

Reposted here by the permission of Ted Nasmith. Featuring Ted Nasmith Director: Meaghan Gable Producer: Kathleen Hauschild Director of Photography: Emily Preston Sound Recordist & Designer: Alex Hennessey Editor: Kathryn Lyons Music by Ted Nasmith Special thanks: Marian Leeper, Sydni Lazarus Produced at Ryerson University, 2015" from video introduction

The art and artists that have been involved in the huge number of Tolkien related books etc. are numerous. There are many excellent illustrators that have contributed to helping us see what Tolkien saw in his writing. Here are two of the best! - Andy

Alan Lee at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Video from edbookfest

"In this global publishing event, return to Middle Earth in the company of Alan Lee. The illustrator of The Fall of Gondolin, the final book in the trilogy of Tolkien’s Middle Earth tales, Lee not only illustrates the beautiful editions of Tolkien's books but also won an Oscar for his work on Peter Jackson's screen adaptations. Meet a master of his craft and discover how he brings this incredible fantasy world to life in this event filmed at the 2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival." from video introduction

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