Tolkien Paintings

The Hobbit:

I picked up this older copy of The Hobbit at a used book store simply because of the cover:

Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raftelves by J.R.R. Tolkien 1937

The Hobbit 1973 Cover: “Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raftelves” by J.R.R. Tolkien

Turns out it is actually by Tolkien himself. I based my painting of the cover of this book, which is faded and cropped a bit from the original painting which I, of course, didn’t bother to look up online until after I was done. You can view the actual original Here. Here is my version:

While I had everything out, I also painted a random horizon:

Horizon at Dusk

Horizon at Dusk

Leaf Paintings


I’ve been painting a bit recently. Here’s a few leaf stencils I did awhile ago:

Soap Carving

Here are a few soap carvings I’ve made. The first is “The Merlion”, which is the national emblem of Singapore. Next is an Indian Buddha I picked up in Sri Lanka a few years ago. Finally, there’s a soap model of the figure from Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” painting.



Recently painted up all of my Heroquest figures, here’s a look: