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Soni Alcorn-Hender

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Hobbits: Frodo, Merry, Pippin, Sam
Melkor aka Morgoth
Mouth of Sauron
Nienor, N�niel
Oathbreakers: "King of the Dead"
Thorin's Company

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Paths of the Dead
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    The Bohemian Weasel is the talented Soni Alcorn-Hender. Originally from England, she now lives in Portugal. She joined the Valar Guild August 11, 2007.
    Artwork is done by hand.
    Some pictures here are in more than one category to make finding of them easier. They are used from here to illustrate our Tolkien Encyclopedia, so these only include those subjects related to Middle-earth.
    As a fellow Tolkien fan, Ms. Alcorn-Hender  has allowed the Valar Guild the unusual privilege of the  use of her artwork to illustrate our Tolkien Encyclopedia since December 2007, and has allowed us to place the artwork on our site. We may also use them on non-romance, very Tolkien stories. This helps cut down the use of her bandwidth. However, all is still copyrighted and any use for another site must be requested from her.
    She may be contacted through her personal site:  The Bohemian Weasel .  If you are lucky, you may find some unsold work and buy it. Certain sales benefit charities. She does a great deal of work other than for Middle-earth.
    In an email in January 2009 concerning some of her most recent work she says: "the works I did for Topps trading cards...have the movie logo stamped on them. But I was very glad to be asked to partake, especially as my work was vetted first of all by a guy from New Line cinema. So huzzah, I'm an official LotR artist. :)"
    In an email in August 20, 2014, she writes: "I'm exhibiting at the Tolkien Society exhibition this year (with Ted Nasmith among others), very excited! :D"
Site   artwork

    Link: Her own website's Tolkien page in narrative order.
    RedBubble: her art prints, T-shirt and other goodies shop (new Sept. 2015): Middle-earth section  and here.
    Etsy: her original paintings are sometimes for sale here.


March 28, 2021
    "Hide and Seek". Aragorn searches for Gollum. Painted in 2020.

July 12, 2020
    "It must stop". Under Fangorn.

June 17, 2018
    "The Elvenking in Winter". Under Thranduil.
    "It is Precious to Me". Under Isildur.

June 12, 2018
    "The Grief Was Still too Near". Full image of the sketch below. Under Legolas.

June 3, 2018
    "Legolas in Lorien during the lament for Gandalf". Sketch. Under Legolas.

Sept. 24, 2017
    "The Lonely Mountain", new on the new page for "Lonely Mountain".
    "Smaug, the Unassessably Wealthy", new under Smaug.

Sept. 20, 2017
    New page!
       The Old Forest:
          "The Old Forest". Added under Hobbits.
          detail: Merry laughs at Frodo. Added under Merry.

August 13, 2017
    New under F�anor:
    original sepia version of the July 20 F�anor;  close-up of the face
    New under Gil-galad:
        Elf of the House of Gil-galad;   close-up of the face
    New section: Nienor N�niel
        Nienor N�niel; face

July 20, 2017
    "F�anor, light of creation and fire of destruction" and the animated version."

Jan. 29, 2017
    "Words of comfort" to Bilbo from Gandalf. In progress. Rough sketch next to finished sketch.

Sept. 25, 2016
    "Crown of Sauron" for Sauron.

Sept. 17, 2016
    "Bag End" for Bilbo and Frodo's birthday. In the Shire.

Sept. 11, 2016
    "Curufin" framed version of the painting for Curufin.
    "F�anor" framed version of the painting for F�anor.

Sept. 2, 2016
    "Thingol". Sept. 2, 2016, completed.
    "Thingol, work in progress, overall." Aug. 29, 2016. On a new page for Thingol. Silmarillion
    "Thingol, work in progress, face detail." Aug. 31, 2016.
Aug. 28, 2016
    "E�l, the Dark Elf" completed, on E�l's page. Silmarillion
    "Radagast the Brown" in what she calls a "sketch", plus an animated work-in-progress on YouTube, all on a new page for Radagast.

Aug. 21, 2016
    "Curufin the Crafty" new painting on a new page. Silmarillion
    "E�l, the Dark Elf" new cropped detail for the ongoing painting on the E�l page.

Aug. 4, 2016
    The Melian artwork graces the latest cover of the Bulletin of the Tolkien Society. Silmarillion

July 3, 2016, shown to the guild in a live online meeting.  Link-ins completed 7/8/2016
    "Thranduil Enthroned" on Thranduil's page. Also colour sketch for the work in progress. Hobbit's Elvenking, mentioned in LotR.

June 19, 2016
    "25 Essential Expressions Challenge: Sauron" 25 facial expressions of Sauron in original art, done in answer to the challenge.
    "Legolas, in darkness and light" Animated Legolas
    "Legolas in light". This is a picture of the painting on the worktable for Legolas.

June 12, 2016
    "F�anor in the firelight" animated portrait of F�anor,new page. Large file. Includes the rough sketch. Silmarillion
    "The Dark Elf, Eol". New folder. Silmarillion.
    "Battle Under the Trees". Elves and orcs battle in the forest. A battling archer elf and a fallen swordself. New page including progress and details. To be used as a trading card for Perna Studios' Spellcasters II: Enchanted Realms.
    "�owyn and �omer at Meduseld" - saying goodbye to their Uncle Th�oden. A happy picture. Includes progress, details.
May 8, 2016
    "Between the Midgewater Marshes and the Weather Hills" Four Hobbits, Strider, and Bill the Pony crossing a stream.

March 13, 2016
    "Sauron triptych". Sauron with Melkor, Celebrimbor, Ar-Pharazon.  Sauron.
    "Sauron advises Ar-Pharazon". Ar-pharazon and Sauron.
    "Melkor and Sauron". Link re-do for Melkor and Sauron facing toward the viewer, as the file was corrupted. Hmmm.  Too much evil in one spot? Melkor.

Jan. 9, 2016
    "Farewelll to Lrien". The Fellowship leaves Lthlorien.

Jan. 5 2015
    "Thranduil" The art challenge from Jan 3 depicting Thranduil as shown full on.
       The original is for sale for $120 from her Etsy store.

Jan. 3, 2015
    "ArwenArwen riding
    "Gandalf" Gandalf smoking
    "Thranduil" Art challenge to draw in a cartoon fashion, more comments by the artist on the page for Thranduil.

Dec. 27, 2015
    "�owyn decapitates the FellbeastWitch-king

Dec. 20, 2015
    "Paths" �omer - �The horses grow nervous in the shadow of the mountain. 'None who venture there ever return.'
    "The way is shut." Legolas - �The way is shut. It was made by those who were dead, and the dead keep it��

Dec. 13, 2015
    "Grond"  The battering ram of Mordor, named after Morgoth's mace.
    "Let him go, you filth!" Sam using the phial of Galadriel.
    "Warning" Pippin to Gandalf: "Gandalf! Denethor has lost his mind! He�s burning Faramir alive!�

Dec. 6, 2015
    "Aiya E�rendil" Frodo using the phial of Galadriel in Shelob's lair, saying "Aiya E�rendil Elenion Ancalima!" "Hail E�rendil brightest of stars!"

Nov. 29, 2015
    "A mortal life" Aragorn sees Arwen in the palantir, an attempt by Sauron to demoralize him.
    "Aragorn surveys the battlefieldAragorn surveys the battlefield at the Pelennor Fields.
    "Mumak" Oliphaunt aka mumak in the the Battle of Pelennor Fields in Gondor.
    ��owyn!�omer finds his sister, �owyn, by the fallen body of his uncle Th�oden.
    "Sam carries Frodo" Sam
    "Glad to be with you" Sam and Frodo
    "At the end of all things" Sam and Frodo

Nov. 22, 2015
    "The Ring is taken to Rivendell" reworked version. Rivendell, Frodo
    "The Ring is taken to Rivendell" framed version. Rivendell, Frodo
    "Shire Bridge" framed version. The Shire, Frodo, Sam
    "Treebeard sketch". Fangorn
    "You bow to no-one". at Aragorn's coronation. Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin, Arwen, Gondor.

Nov. 8, 2015
    "A vision of Barad-d�r" in Mordor.
    "Is there any hope?Pippin asks Gandalf while looking towards Mordor.

Oct. 25, 2015
    "Arwen at Aragorn's Tomb" Arwen, Aragorn.

Oct. 18, 2015
    "Gondor's finest" Boromir, as remembered by Denethor
    New page for Denethor with new art:
       "Denethor grieves for Boromir"
       "Denethor's wish"

Oct. 4, 2015
    "The Burden GrowsFrodo: "I'm sorry, Sam. I don't know why I said that."
    "A Gardener's ConcernSam: "It's the Ring."
    "Aragorn EntombedAragorn: � image of the splendour of the kings of men, in glory undimmed before the breaking of the world.�
    "A Vision of Barad-d�r"  in Mordor
    "Gollum Takes the Ring"  Smeagol on his way to becoming Gollum after killing Deagol for the One Ring. ��My Prrrreciousss�!�
    "Minas Tirith, City of Kings" in Gondor
    "The White Tree" withered in the courtyard of Minas Tirith of Gondor.

Sept. 27, 2015
    New page with new art: Easterlings:
        "Easterling" Portrait of an Easterling. Easterlings march into Mordor. The Black Gate is shut.
    New page with new art: Elf-lord:
        "Elf-lord"  Removed by artist's request as not intended to be included with other Tolkien elves.

Sept. 13, 2015
    "Annatar and Celebrimbor at the forge" Sauron in his fair form as Annatar, giver of gifts, teaching Celebrimbor to make Rings of Power that just happen to have that added back door for the One Ring.
        New page, includes the same art as above for Annatar and Celebrimbor at the forge.

Sept. 6, 2015
    Arwen on Arwen's page
    Melkor new page:
       "The Face of Melkor" aka Morgoth
       "The Seduction of Sauron" Melkor and Sauron's pages
       "Melkor and Sauron" Melkor and Sauron's pages

Aug. 30, 2015
       "Allegiance"  �Men and Elves once fought and died together�
       "No mercy"  'Show them no mercy, for you shall receive none.'

Aug. 23, 2015
       "Take her to the Grey Havens" (movie)
       "Arwen's Choice" (movie)
       "Foresight" (movie). Arwen suspects Elrond of not telling her the whole vision.
       "A long-awaited reunion".  Arwen and Aragorn.
       "The men have found their Captain" �The men have found their Captain� ..they will follow you into battle, even to death.�
       "Courage, Merry" "Courage, Merry. Courage for our friends."
    Galadriel: "Nam�ri�" This artwork was not yet uploaded by error from July, now up.
       "My son!"  Denethor laments the loss of his first son, and the failings of the second. Boromir and Faramir
       "In his stead" �Since you are robbed of Boromir, I will do what I can in his stead.�
       "Already burning" �The house of his spirit crumbles.. He is burning. Already burning!�
       "Under shadow" �You and I have both passed under the wings of the Shadow..� Faramir and �owyn at the Houses of Healing.
    Gandalf : "�As poison is drawn from a wound.�"
    Th�oden: new page. The new art placed here is:
       "The sickness of Th�oden"  "You have no power here, Gandalf the Grey!"
       "�Your fingers would remember their old strength better if they grasped your sword..�"
       "�Hail the victorious dead!�"
       "The mustering of Rohan"  �Summon every able-bodied man to Dunharrow�

Aug. 16, 2015
    Repaired some links for �owyn and Legolas.
    "Hall of Meduseld" �owyn at Meduseld in Rohan.
    Added all of the images of �owyn at Meduseld to �owyn's page from Rohan's page.
    "The White Lady of Rohan" "Like a morning of pale Spring still clinging to Winter's chill" �owyn
    "I told you to take the wizard's staff!" Grima
    "Your friend took a little tumble..."  Orc brags to Legolas
    "These are no soldiers.Aragorn hears Legolas' warning at Helm's Deep and takes offense.
    "�There is nothing for you here, only death.�" Arwen hears Elrond's warning about marrying Aragorn.
    "Arwen's farewellArwen
    "Rivendell" "Our people are leaving these shores..."  Rivendell

Aug. 2, 2015
    "Ent WatersPippin in Fangorn's "house".
    "Hobbits in FangornMerry and Pippin in Fangorn Forest with Treebeard aka Fangorn.

July 25, 2015
    "Plains of RohanLegolas. �omer asks, �What business does an Elf, a Dwarf, and a Man have in the Riddermark?�

July 18, 2015
    "�omer bears Th�odred before him�omer
    "�omer and �owyn, brother and sister�omer and �owyn
    "�Everywhere his spies slip past our nets..�"  �omer
    "Hope has abandoned these lands.�omer
    "�omer and �owyn before Th�oden�omer and �owyn before Th�oden

July 5, 2015
    "The Pillars of the Kings"  The Argonath, river entrance to Gondor.
    "I would have gone with you to the endAragorn says goodbye to Frodo.
    "Be at peace, son of GondorAragorn says goodbye to Boromir.
    "AlasLegolas sees that Boromir has died. �We came when we heard the horn, but too late it seems.� �Alas,� said Legolas. �We should have been of more use here.�
    "The bracers of BoromirAragorn wears Boromir's bracers. �Leave all that can be spared behind. We travel light.�

June 28, 2015
    "Lothlorien - tree city of the elvesLrien
    "The mirror of Galadriel - will you look?Galadriel
    "The parting gifts of Galadriel"   Galadriel
    "Galadriel - �Nam�ri�.�" Galadriel  (somehow not posted until Aug. 23, 2015)

June 21, 2015
    "The loss of Gandalf the GreyMerry and Pippin grieve for Gandalf outside Moria.
    "Their friend and guideBoromir and Gimli grieve for Gandalf outside Moria
    "who fell in fire and shadowFrodo grieves for Gandalf outside Moria
    "You bring great evilLegolas in Lorien looks back at Frodo after they are stopped for bringing great evil.
    "Caras Galadhon, Realm of the Lord Celeborn"  In Lothrien.

June 14, 2015
    "The Pass of Caradhras"  The Fellowship
    "Fool of a Took" Pippin.
    "You cannot pass!Gandalf confronts the Balrog.  New page for the Balrog.
    "Wielder of the Flame of Anor!Gandalf
    "�The dark fire will not avail you..Flame of Ud�n!�Balrog.

June 7, 2015
    "The Ring..."  movie-only: Frodo realizes the Ring is missing while they're in the snow. It's retrieved by Boromir.
Not book canon, but the picture could also illustrate Frodo showing the mithril shirt after Moria.
    "Give the Ring to Frodo."  movie-only: Aragorn warns Boromir.
    "So small a thing..."  movie-only.  Boromir considers the Ring: �It is a strange fate we should suffer so much fear and doubt over so small a thing. Such a little thing.�
    "Come and help an old man...Gandalf stopping a blaming argument between dwarf and elf in front of Moria.
    "The water stirs..." Boromir outside Moria.

May 31, 2015
    "This is no mine. It is a tomb."  Boromir

May 24, 2015
    "The Ring will be safe in Rivendell."  Frodo and Sam in Rivendell*.

May 17, 2015
    "The House of Elrond" Frodo looks out over Rivendell
    "Do you remember when we first met?" Aragorn and Arwen* in Rivendell
    "You said you'd bind yourself to me." Aragorn and Arwen* in Rivendell
    "And to that I hold." Arwen

May 10, 2015
    "In Weathertop's Shadow". Aragorn with the four hobbits.
    "Arwen, Evenstar of her people". Arwen
    "The Nine cross the Ford". Nazgul

April 12, 2015
    "To Rivendell, Master Gamgee" - Aragorn

March 29, 2015
       Two sketches of Elrond strongly reminding Isildur, even commanding him, to throw the One Ring into the fires of Mt. Doom:
         "Cast it into the fire!"
         "Isildur! Cast it into the fire!"

March 22, 2015
    "How about very old friends?" Gandalf
    "Bag End: �No visitors, well-wishers, or distant relations!The Shire
    "Bilbo's 111th Birthday Cake" Bilbo
    "Ferret in Bree" Bree. A WEASEL (ferret) in Bree!
    "Strider" The man in the corner of the Prancing Pony, known as Strider. Aragorn

March 15, 2015
    "What service could a Hobbit offer such a great lord of men?" Pippin speaking with Denethor in Minas Tirith, Gondor. Made for the 2014 Calgary Expo. See the Pippin page for more info.
    "Chances of turning back" Sam "". Made for the 2014 Calgary Expo. Sam page for more info.
    Added actor-autographed copy links for Haldir, Pippin, and Sam under the main picture.
    "Dori" for new page for Dori. 2014 Calgary Expo.
    "Fili" for new page for Fili. 2014 Calgary Expo.
    "Nori" for new page for Nori. 2014 Calgary Expo.
    Thorin's Company page now links to the new dwarf pages, and now shows the company's image enlarged since it's alone and nearly disappeared.

March 10, 2015
    Soni kindly sent a large version of "They will never stop hunting you", now clickable from the earlier thumbnail under Frodo and Sam.

March 8, 2015
    "They will never stop hunting you." Found under Frodo, Sam.

March 1, 2015
    "�owyn �icon� style painting" found under �owyn.
    "Frodo icon style painting" found under Frodo.
    "Hoom Hoom"  Updated Fangorn's page with thumbnail, added the picture to Pippin's page as well.

Feb. 8, 2015
    "I think we should get off the road." The Ring makes Frodo senstive to the approach of the Nazgul.

Feb. 1, 2015:
    New section: Eagles, with new art
       "Eagles carrying Thorin's Company". Done for Cryptozoic EntertainmentTM 's Hobbit trading cards, preview shown March 11, 2014. She does not intend to do any more sketch card sets.

Jan. 25, 2015
    Three paintings of Sam:
        "Weep" after the fall of Gandalf
        "Phial" Sam uses a weapon: the phial of Galadriel
        "Sting" Sam uses Sting vs Shelob
    Five paintings of Frodo:
        "Remembering" after the fall of Gandalf
        "Osgiliath" movie only
        "Claim" claiming the One Ring
        "Rewarded" going to Valinor
        "Sailing" ship goes to Valinor
    Paintings with both Frodo and Sam, loaded in the Frodo section also viewable on Sam's page:
       "Leaving the Shire" walking in the field past comfort represented in the background by a house.
       "Campfire" Sam and Frodo camping on the way out of the Shire.
       "Dealing" Sam and Frodo dealing with the loss of Gandalf.
       "Into Mordor" Sam and Frodo entering the Emym Muil bordering Mordor.
       "Passing By"  Frodo, Sam, and Gollum try to go past the Watching Stones.
       "Exhausted" On the slope of Mt. Doom, Frodo is exhausted from lack of sleep, food, water, and the weight of the One Ring.
       "Carry" Sam can't carry the Ring, so he carries Frodo.
       "Goodbye" Frodo and Sam can't make it back from Mt. Doom on their own.
       "A ride home". Eagles.
       "A happier goodbye". Frodo and Sam at the docks.
       "Goodbye to Frodo". At the docks: Pippin, Merry, and Sam say goodbye to Frodo. Sam will not have to ride home alone.
Much of this collection above is included in the closing credits of the fan movie parody by Hillywood  of Sam singing to Frodo "Let it Go".

    Painting for Mordor:
       "Eye and Mt. Doom" The One Ring is destroyed in Mt. Doom and the effect travels to Sauron and his works, destroying them (movie version).

Jan. 18, 2015
    "Isildur" new section with new art:
       "Isildur" says "No".

Jan. 7, 2015
    "Melian", the Maia who married an elf-king and protected his kingdom. In new section for Melian.
    "King of Angmar" The Witch-king, leader of the Nazgul, before becoming a wraith. Under Witch-king.
    "�omer, Horse Lord". Under �omer.
    "Rosie Cotton with ribbons in her hair". In new section for Rosie.

Jan. 4, 2015
    "Gil-galad" at the Battle of the Last Alliance.
    "Sauron was defeated" at the Battle of the Last Alliance.
    "�owyn, Shield-maiden"

Dec. 29, 2014
    New art in the Haldir section:

Dec. 28, 2014
    Bard: new section with new art:
       "Bard the Bowman"

Dec. 6, 2014
    Umbar (new section and new art):
       "The Ships of Umbar"
    Weathertop (new section and new art):
       "This was once the Watch-tower of Amon S�l".

Nov. 16, 2014
    Paths of the Dead: new section:
       "Door" He shall pass the door to the Paths of the Dead.

Oct. 28, 2014
    Bree: new section:
       "The Town of Bree"
       "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"

Oct. 18, 2014
       "Citadel of the Witch-king". Gollum, Frodo, Watching-stones. New art.
    Gollum: new section
       "Signal of Mordor"  new art
       "Ford of Rivendell" crossing (movie). Frodo, nazgul
       "Bruinen" defiance. (movie). Frodo, nazgul.
       "�omer and �owyn before Th�oden". �omer, �owyn, Th�oden, and Grima
       "The Golden Hall of Meduseld"
       "The Standard of Rohan"

Sept. 26, 2014
       "The Ents flood Isengard". Also under Isengard.
       "Feed the engines night and day".
       "Citadel of the Witch-king"

Sept. 10, 2014
       "Gandalf Rides" Gandalf the White rides Shadowfax to Minas Tirith. Also under Gondor.
       "Hope is rekindled"  Beacon lit.
       "On the wallFaramir and Eowyn on the wall as the One Ring is destroyed.
       "Army of the Dead in Minas Tirith". The army of the dead comes to Minas Tirith with Aragorn. (Movie only)
    "Trolls": (new) section with new art. Please click the image of the trolls to enlarge.
       "Any more?" Trolls campfire -  "Are there any more of you little fellas 'iding where you shouldn't?'  From The Hobbit. Also under Bilbo.

Sept. 3, 2014
    Some thumbnailing started.
    Pippin: (new section)
       "Lost in Gondor"  Also under Gondor.
    Oathbreakers: new art added:
       "King of the Dead" green sketch card with thumbnail. Previously only had the thumbnail and wasn't put online.
       "King of the Dead" black and white sketch card
       "Sword of the King"  Aragorn with Anduril. Also under Aragorn.
    Witch-king: new art added:
       "The Witch-king of Angmar leads Sauron's army to war." Also placed on the Valar Guild's rotating images on the opening page.
       "Challenge of the Witch-king"
    Mordor: new art:
       "When the One Ring is destroyed."
       "The Fall of Barad-dur"

Aug. 31, 2014
       Some art with more than one character is now also listed under the other characters as well for ease of finding for the reader, and for illustrating articles about that character Also true for places. Some are mentioned under Aug. 22, 2014.

       Fangorn: New art section with new art, including both the character aka "Treebeard" and the forest named after Fangorn.
          "Safe"  "I told Gandalf I would keep you safe, and safe is where I�ll keep you.". Treebeard, Merry, and Pippin
          "Friends"  "Many of these trees were my friends, gentle creatures that I knew from nut and acorn�� Treebeard, Merry, and Pippin.
          "Merry, lost in Fangorn Forest". Also previously under "Merry", so it's not new to the site.
          "HoomHoom"  Pippin and Treebeard.
          "Ent waters"  Pippin in Fangorn forest by the water with an ent-draught.
          "Saruman's Storeroom" with Pippin.
          "Weep" I will not say 'do not weep'.
       Pippin: (section not yet made, see Sept. 3)
          "Fool of a Took!" with Gandalf in Moria
          "Looking Towards Mordor"

Aug. 22, 2014
    New art added:
          "Hobbit Attack"  also for Merry and Pippin.
          "Hold on, Hobbits!"  also for Merry and Pippin.
          "Wandering" Boromir and Frodo
          "Boromir in Gondor"
          "Horn of Gondor"
          "Elrond, Last Alliance of Men and Elves"
          "Council of Elrond"
          "�owyn in Simbelmyn�" 2014
          Image of the blessing is now here as well as in the Frodo section.
          "Thranduil the Elvenking"
          "Galadriel in Rivendell" The vision of Galdriel in Rivendell, during the Hobbit. (Movie).
          "Dawn leave-taking" Dawn ends the White Council, Galadriel takes leave of Gandalf. Also in the Galadriel section.
          "Gandalf the wanderer"
          "Farewell, Dear Bilbo"
          "Which way?"  Mordor, is it right or left? Added here, already in the Frodo section.
          "A light in the dark"
          "SpeaksInRiddles" Gandalf the White listens to Aragorn's comment.
          "DrinkingGame" in Rohan
          "Oops".  Gimli "accidentally" kills a Corsair.
       Grima Wormtongue:
          "Troubled mind"
       Frodo and Sam:
          "Frodo and Sam leaving the Shire"
          "Into Mordor"  Sam and Frodo looking out over the Emyn Muil.
       Merry and Pippin:
          "Get the big one!"
          "I don't think he knows about second breakfast"

Aug. 21, 2014
    Images removed by the artist's request: 1 Boromir, 1 Boromir and Faramir, 2 Faramir, 1 Arwen, 1 Elrond, 1 Eomer, 2 Gandalf, 1 Gandalf and Frodo, 2 Frodo, 3 Frodo and Sam, 2 Gil-galad, 3 Sam
    New art added!
       "Gandalf" in the LotR.
       "The end of all things" listed under Frodo.
       "Sam" after the fall of Gandalf
       "Bilbo" bewildered and bewuthered
       "Bilbo" going on an adventure. New.
       "Bilbo" arrives in Rivendell. New.
       "Bibo" What has it got in its pocketses?"
       "Bilbo" LotR: pocketed Ring.

Aug. 17, 2014
    "Dawn take you all!". Gandalf.

Aug. 2, 2014
    "The pity of Bilbo may rule the fate of many." Gandalf.
    "Boromir's last standBoromir, Merry, Pippin
    "Boromir's fallBoromir, Merry, Pippin.

July 27, 2014
    "Sam, Wood elves!" (movie version). Sam and Frodo.

July 5, 0214
    "Frodo" section:
       "Blessings" from Elrond as they set out on their journey. (also to go on Aragorn, Pippin)
       "Which way?" Frodo asking Gandalf which way to go outside of Rivendell. (Also to go on Gandalf)
       "Mithril shirt" Frodo reveals the mithril shirt that saved him in Moria.
       "Decision" Frodo decides to leave the Fellowship. Topps sketch card.

June 29, 2014
    "Balin" new section.

June 15, 2014
    "Bilbo" new section, three new pieces of art:
       "�Good Morning!� said Bilbo"
       "Meeting Elrond Half-elven" (also on Elrond)
       "Bilbo�s storytelling"
    "Gimli" new section, two new pieces of art:
       "�Here lies Balin, son of Fundin, Lord of Moria�" (also on Balin)
       "�All who look upon her fall under her spell��" (also on Frodo, Sam)
    "Smaug" new section, new piece of art:
       "Smaug the Magnificent, and the Arkenstone"

June 5, 2014
    "The Ford of Rivendell". Arwen and Frodo on Asfaloth lure the Nine into the Ford of Bruinen. In section Rivendell.

June 4, 2014
    "Thranduil's History" new art in section Thranduil.
    "The way to the Last Homely House". In section Rivendell.
    "Rivendell" looking down into the valley. In section Rivendell.
    "Bilbo meets Elrond Helf-elven" in Rivendell. In section Rivendell. (Added to Bilbo, Elrond)
    "Moon runes". In section Rivendell. (Added to Balin (new section June 29, 2014),  Bilbo, Elrond, Gandalf, and Thorin)
    "The parting of father and daughter". Elrond and Arwen. In section Rivendell. (Added to Arwen, Elrond)

June 3, 2014
    "Hobbit Illumination: Dwalin" including works in progress. In new section Dwalin
    "Gil-galad was an Elven-king" in the finished version along with an early sketch signed by Mark Ferguson. In section Gil-galad.
    "Sam and Frodo in the Shire: On a bridge pulling up a bucket.  In sections Frodo, Sam, The Shire.
    "Hobbit Illumination: Thorin Oakenshield", detail, "Thorin with Thror's map", including works in progress.  In new section Thorin
    "An Unexpected Party". In new section "Thorin's Company".
    "Hobbit Illumination: Thranduil", including works in progress. In new section Thranduil
    "Legolas and the cave troll", in section Legolas.

Feb. 20, 2010

    From her blog Dec. 24, 2009:
    "A Weasel's LotR Guide to Receiving Unwanted Christmas Presents Politely" on this page below Characters, Places, Topps Cards. In Humor.

    From her site under Lord of the Rings newer work:
    "LotR - sketchcard - Aragorn03a" In section Aragorn
    "lotr-arwen-face01" In section Arwen.
    "Lotr-sketchcard-Frodo-face2"  In section Frodo.
    "Lotr-sketchcard-Haldir02-1" In section Haldir.
    "Lotr-sketchcard-Haldir-Legolas01" In sections Haldir, Legolas.
    "Lotr-sketchcard-Lorien-flets" In section Lorien.

    From her site under Lord of the Rings:
    "Lotr-sketchcard-Coronation" In sections Aragorn, Arwen.
    "Boromir" In section Boromir.
    "x-sketchcard-Holly-Celeborn.jpg" In new section Celeborn.
    "lotr-eowyn-face01" In section Eowyn.
    "Lotr-sketchcard-Lorien-boat.jpg"  In sections Frodo, Lothlorien, Sam.
    "Galadriel" In section Galadriel.

Jan. 31, 2009
    Added sections for Gondor , Moria, Osgiliath, and Topps Cards.
    Added pictures from a Jan. 14, 2009 email.:
    Arwen in Rivendell
        The fading of Arwen and Rivendell.
        Arwen, "There is always hope".
       Arwen with the banner.
       Arwen mourns Aragorn's death.
        Searching in the rain for Prince Theodred or his body.
        During the drinking game.
       At the coronation.
        In autumnal Rohan.
       Eowyn, the White Lady of Rohan.
       �owyn at Th�odred's bedside.
    Haldir's last moments.
    Moria's doors.
    Rohan's Meduseld.
    Sam Gamgee, the contented gardener in the Shire.
    Sam and Frodo passing through the Shire in September.
    Shire: View of the Party Field in the Shire.
    Rivendell , the golden twilight.

Jan. 16, 2009
    Boromir: "For Gondor!"
    Elrond: "looking thoughtful during the Council of Elrond."
    Eowyn vs the Nazgul Witch-king.

Jan. 15, 2009
    Portal pictures above for entering the Characters and Places sections, made especially for this page. Thank you!

Jan. 14, 2009:
    Aragorn: Aragorn as Strider. Aragorn at Bree. Leading the Hobbits into the wild. Aragorn and Legolas fleeing the Paths of the Dead.
    Faramir: Faramir in plate armor (magnificent oil painting, added to the Valar Guild index page). Faramir in Ithilien in Autumn. Spying Gollum.
    Frodo: Frodo feels the influence of the Ring. Sam and Frodo upon the slopes of Mt. Doom.
    Galadriel: 2nd Age and detail. Celeborn and Galadriel
    Hobbits: Aragorn leading the Hobbits "into the wild". Sam and Frodo upon the slopes of Mt. Doom.
    Legolas: Seeing the Crebain from Dunland. Aragorn and Legolas fleeing the Paths of the Dead. Inspecting arrow fletching.
    Merry: new section. Merry lost in Fangorn Forest.
    Sam: Sam and Frodo upon the slopes of Mt. Doom. Sam vs Shelob
    Sauron section added: Annatar in the 2nd Age and detail.

Art by The Bohemian Weasel. Webwork by Varda-(Valar), pictures hosted by AuStein-(T), text hosted by Alatar-(Valar).

[Need to add Jan. 15, 2009 email art. Completed Jan. 14, 2009 both emails.]
[Completed Aug. 18, 2014 emailed art removals and additions from the first batch. Started the second batch.]

Other areas: permission letter excerpt Jan. 14, 2009:

You had asked if I'd mind my artwork possibly being used to illustrate poems or stories there. 
Well to answer that, no, I really don't mind at all as long as the stories/poems are of the kind that are respectful to Tolkien's work and don't throw the characters into romances, particularly with each other, lol. Though I did just have a quick look at the site and what I saw seemed lovely, and very 'Tolkien'. I was particularly taken by a 100 word 'drabble' on Legolas coming home, aww. But yes, please feel free! And of course the same goes with the Encyclopedia. :)

It's just a shame that some of my recent works, which I also liked a lot, were done for under a license which means I don't know if you could use it on your site. (They're the works I did for Topps trading cards, and have the movie logo stamped on them.) But I was very glad to be asked to partake, especially as my work was vetted first of all by a guy from New Line cinema. So huzzah, I'm an official LotR artist. :)