Oxonmoot 2022 St Annes, Oxford
Oxonmoot – what a hoot. Just got to say what a great conference this year, fantastic talks, shows and event. A joy to catch up with old friends and make some new new ones. A special thanks to Brian and David for giving so much time to everyone. Well done the Oxonmoot Crew, setting a […]
The Art of Jay Johnstone, Part Two
What happens when Tolkien’s Middle-earth cycle becomes a holy script? READ MORE
The Athens Tolkien Symposium May 2022
The Athens Tolkien Symposium May 2022 The Athens Tolkien Symposium May 2022 The Athens Tolkien Symposium II was successfully completed. Over 2 days, books and academic syllabus were presented, speeches were made on interesting aspects of Tolkien’s work, excellent works of paintings were exposed and analyzed, wonderful music was heard. We had the honor of
The Art of Jay Johnstone, Part One
What happens when a Tolkien artist paints from inside Middle-earth? READ MORE
Creation of the cover art & design for Tolkien and the Classical World
Commissioned book cover design and Illustration reflecting ancient greek vase
Cover Illustration for Sub-creating Arda.
Sub-creating Arda: World-building in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Work, its Precursors, and its Legacies (ISBN 978-3905703405) is a collection of writings about J.R.R. Tolkien and fantasy world-building. It was compiled by Thomas Honegger and Dimitra Fimi as the fortieth book of Walking Tree Publishers’ Cormarë Series, and published in paperback in 2019. At ov
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Oxonmoot 2021, what a hoot.
A fantastic week celebrating the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien at St Annes College Oxford. A big thanks to Elena and Mike and all the Stewards, admins and Techies. A few shots from the Dealers room.
Long awaited publication of Osric the Extraordinary Owl by Brian Sibley and Pauline Baynes
Osric the Extraordinary Owl resulted from the collaboration of two friends: artist and illustrator Pauline Baynes and writer, dramatist and broadcaster Brian Sibley. It was a friendship spanning more than two-and-a-half decades, with many shared interests, among them the work of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis famously illustrated by Pauline and the subject of
‘Ut pictura tractatio – Some Thoughts on Jay Johnstone’s Isildur’s Bane’
I first met Jay Johnstone surrounded by his artwork at the Return of the Ring conference in Loughborough in August 2012 – and was struck by two things.