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Elvish Feast in Mirkwood by ullakko Elvish Feast in Mirkwood by ullakko
Scene based on Tolkien's novel The Hobbit, chapter 8, "Flies and Spiders" where the Dwarves and Bilbo see glimpses of the elvish feast, but are never able to participate because the lights go out and the elves disappear whenever they try and approach the party.

Done with watercolor and ink. Scanned weirdly, so little adjustments in Photoshop.

Link to this image in my tumblr blog.

My illustration page in facebook.

My website.

Mirkwood by ullakko The Arkenstone by ullakko Leaving Hobbiton by ullakko Fangorn by ullakko Lothlorien by ullakko



EDIT:
I made a little tutorial type of thing
about sketching an illustration,
with this painting as the basis of the tut.
Here:

SKETCHING (Elvish Feast in Mirkwood) by ullakko
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:iconnaivara:
Naivara 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i feel so sad because this escene you cant see it in the movie  u_u (was one of my fav chapters in the book!)
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ullakko 3 days ago  Professional General Artist
I agree!
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:icona-little-tea-rat:
I was disappointed that they didn't have this part in the movie. They didn't even have the river part where Bombur falls in. Oh, well! Just have to go and read the book and imagine it like we used to anyway, but you're picture sure helps to picture it! Lovely, lovely work. I faved something from you a long time ago. Cool to run into you and your beautiful art again :D
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:iconullakko:
ullakko 3 days ago  Professional General Artist
Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments! :heart:
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Thiefaine Apr 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
AMAZING! 
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:iconullakko:
ullakko Apr 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconfergusthefiddler:
Exactly how I imagined it when first readed the book... 32 years ago ;) Very beautiful work...
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:iconullakko:
ullakko Mar 30, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much! :D
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fayrinn Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Such a nice illustration. I heart this.
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:iconullakko:
ullakko Feb 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you! (:
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