• Beowulf Sails Home

    Beowulf Sails Home Sketch for an illustration for Beowulf (well.. what else, with a title like that?) Very proud of myself - away three weeks on vacation, did more than 30 sketches. Nothing like self-imposed sloth and well-structured indolence (and a dearth of newspapers, phone and internet) to enhance any passing interest one may have in pencils on paper... This one was done on the boat...

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    Beowulf Sails Home
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Dimensions: 69.0 x 44.5 cm 1995 In the first sketch, I had wished to plant the Green Knight in the middle of a thick grove of trees. The landscape is copied from another painting (with the permission of the artist, of course.) Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (audio edition) Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - Audio CD set...

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • The Glass-blower

    The Glass-Blower. Overlooking a canal, an old glass-blower had a shop... If you go to Bruges, the spot is easy enough to find.

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    The Glass-blower
  • The Amber Spyglass II

    The Amber Spyglass II 2000 My second attempt at the Amber Spyglass, alas no more successful than the first..

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    The Amber Spyglass II
  • The Drowning of Anadûné

    The Drowning of Anadûné 1994 Originally done for: Sauron Defeated Christopher Tolkien HarperCollinsPublishers June 1995 ISBN 0-261-10305-9 The History of Middle-Earth Volume 09: Sauron Defeated The History of the Lord of the Rings Volume 4: The End of the Third Age (Spain) The Tolkien Library - The History of the Lord of the Rings Volume 4: The End of the Third Age (Spain)

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    The Drowning of Anadûné
  • Renegade's Magic - second sketch

    Renegade's Magic - second sketch The initial brief called for a sword embedded in a stump. Subsequently, though, the brief changed, and I submitted a second sketch, with incendiary arrows this time. Original artwork: Renegade's Magic

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    Renegade's Magic - second sketch
  • Cruachan Clan - Pagan

    Cruachan Clan - Pagan Very happy to see my second-ever record album cover. Due out in April 2004

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    Cruachan Clan - Pagan
  • The Ship of the Dark

    The Ship of the Dark Dimensions: 63.5 x 41.5 cm 1997 Illustration done for the cover of The Peoples of Middle-Earth The History of Middle-Earth: Volume 12 - The Peoples of Middle-Earth The History of Middle-Earth Volume 12 - The Peoples of Middle-Earth The History of Middle-Earth - promotional proof The History of Middle-Earth - promotional proof (back) The History of Middle-Earth...

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    The Ship of the Dark
  • Morgoth

    Morgoth 1999 - First sketch done in my New Zealand sketchbook.

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    Morgoth
  • Frost Giants

    Frost Giants The slow thawing of the Frost Giants, prelude to Ragnarok... And yes, those are waterfalls cascading over their shoulders.

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    Frost Giants
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