A Middle-earth Album: Paintings by Joan Wyatt Inspired by Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

A Middle-earth Album: Paintings by Joan Wyatt Inspired by Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

Joan Wyatt Jessica Yates / Dec 15, 2019

A Middle earth Album Paintings by Joan Wyatt Inspired by Tolkien s The Lord of the Rings The world of Middle Earth has a magical appeal that breaks across barriers of age and nation Now the unforgettable atmosphere the romance and the inspiration of the great epic The Lord of the Rings

  • Title: A Middle-earth Album: Paintings by Joan Wyatt Inspired by Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
  • Author: Joan Wyatt Jessica Yates
  • ISBN: 9780500271582
  • Page: 407
  • Format: Paperback
  • The world of Middle Earth has a magical appeal that breaks across barriers of age and nation Now the unforgettable atmosphere, the romance and the inspiration of the great epic, The Lord of the Rings, can be experienced through the vision of the artist, Joan Wyatt, in a series of paintings, all reproduced here for the first time Hobbits and Ents, Balrogs and Elves, the eThe world of Middle Earth has a magical appeal that breaks across barriers of age and nation Now the unforgettable atmosphere, the romance and the inspiration of the great epic, The Lord of the Rings, can be experienced through the vision of the artist, Joan Wyatt, in a series of paintings, all reproduced here for the first time Hobbits and Ents, Balrogs and Elves, the excitement of the Watcher on the Water sending out his multiple tentacles or the Riders of Rohan in pursuit of the Orcs, the grandeur of the Great Hall Meduseld of the Rohirrim or the city of Minas Tirith, the poignant farewell of Sam and Frodo these and many other scenes and characters are conjured up and brought to life.Respondng to what she describes as Tolkien s marvellous descriptions, Joan Wyatt began painting her illustrations to The Lord of the Rings in 1974 in the studio she had built in the walled garden of her eighteenth century cottage in Kent her chosen medium was goache Jessica Yates, at the time of publishing the Secretary of the Tolkien Society in Great Britain, has provided an introduction and commentaries on all the paintings.

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      • Joan Wyatt Jessica Yates

        Joan Wyatt trained at Hastings Art School and the Slade, and thereafter had a career as a display artist She lived abroad as a Foreign Office wife, thereafter returning to spend time on painting Refers to the artist of A Middle Earth Album


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    1. Wyatt's depictions of the landscape and architecture of Tolkien's Middle-earth are really very good: by turns ethereal and otherworldly, then dark, brooding and menacing. Her figures, on the other hand, are either charmingly naïve or clunky and amateurish, depending on your point of view. I incline towards the former, remembering Tolkien's own limitations as an artist of the human (and non-human) form.Whenever I re-read The Lord of the Rings, I keep this album nearby and refer to the illustrati [...]


    2. I have had this book since it came out in 1979. I just found it and read it again after having a LOTR marathon. I have read this many times actually. Beautiful paintings, interesting to see her vision before the movies happened.



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