Re: Tolkien book for Hildebrant fans, on sale
- Sounds good! It might be me you were referring to, I've check out
some Hildebrandt stuff on the web, I'd like to own some myself. Moreso
for the work they did for the Sword of Shannarra though.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Elizabeth Apgar Triano"
> I was at Borders today, and for 5.99 or 6.99 I picked up a prettyhardcover
> volume called _JRR Tolkien Architect of Middle Earth_ by DanielGrotta with
> illustrations by the Brothers Hildebrant. I know in the past year I haveones I
> spoken to someone who liked Hildebrant, but I have this nagging feeling
> that it was not on Mythsoc. Anyway, the book may well not be scholarly
> material, but it has a lot of white space, 15 illustrations (all the
> saw were in color) and would probably be a fun intro for an olderchild or
> beginner adult who has seen the movies and wants to know a bit about
> Tolkien. Or maybe not. Anyway it is a pretty book and it was cheap.
> Elizabeth Apgar Triano
> amor vincit omnia
- Mmm, no, James, I don't know that it was you. We were appreciating some of
Hildebrandts treatment of the female form. Not that you don't appreciate
it, of course, but you know what I mean.
I still think Tolkien himself did the best Tolkien art, followed closely by
Pauline Baynes. But then, I'm not a big follower of the
BTW the book is pretty dreadful I think. I can bring it next game and you
can have a look! The art is worth more than the text.
Elizabeth Apgar Triano
amor vincit omnia
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> From: karlstar2 <jalaubacker@...>
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> Date: 5/6/2005 6:02:18 PM
> Subject: [mythsoc] Re: Tolkien book for Hildebrant fans, on sale
> Sounds good! It might be me you were referring to, I've check out
> some Hildebrandt stuff on the web, I'd like to own some myself. Moreso
> for the work they did for the Sword of Shannarra though.