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Tolkien Can Draw ? Who Knew ! 7 Beautiful Hobbit Illustrations

Tolkien Can Draw ? Who Knew ! 7 Beautiful Hobbit Illustrations | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

J.R.R. Tolkien was also an accomplished amateur artist.

Friday is the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit. Turns out, J.R.R. Tolkien was also an accomplished amateur artist. He made drawings and painted color plates of some scenes from the novel. Here are seven beautiful illustrations he made, collected in The Art of the Hobbit.

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Tim Burton | MoMA Interactive Exhibition

Tim Burton | MoMA Interactive Exhibition | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"Taking inspiration from popular culture, Tim Burton (American, b. 1958) has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking as an expression of personal vision, garnering for himself an international audience of fans and influencing a generation of young artists working in film, video, and graphics. This exhibition [...] brings together over 700 examples of rarely or never-before-seen drawings, paintings, photographs, moving image works, concept art, [... and other visuals]."

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Crayonne la foule, crayonne le ciel | Dessins

Crayonne la foule, crayonne le ciel | Dessins | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"Ben Heine est un artiste installé en Belgique qui aime défier la nature et la caméra. En s’appuyant sur des paysages, des passants ou des tranches de vie qu’il rencontre, il redessine les contours et y ajoute sa part d’imaginaire. Toujours pris en photo tenus par sa main, ses croquis sont la seconde lecture de la vie."

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The Rights of the Reader

 

by Daniel PENNAC - illustrated by Quentin BLAKE

Besides, a wise warning : "Don't make fun of people who don't read -or they never will !"

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