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Merry
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Post by Merry » Sat Nov 11, 2006 5:23 pm

Oh, how beautiful!

I think my love of trees has grown hand-in-hand with my love for Tolkien. Men were hacking down a beloved oak with chain saws on our campus yesterday (it had a large crack in it and was hollow down the center, and so a menace in a windstorm, they said), and I found myself kind of grieving for it throughout the day.
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Post by Airwin » Sat Nov 11, 2006 6:00 pm

That's gorgeous Philipa! I love b/w!
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Post by Iolanthe » Sat Nov 11, 2006 6:05 pm

I can see why you've called it Mallorn Tree, there is something very elegant and elvish about the sweep of the branches.

Glad you've posted one of your photos here, Philipa, it's nice to see our world through Tolkien inspired eyes. I'm a tree lover to and wept buckets as a child when the very old tamarisk in our front garden had to be cut down. I really felt as though a friend had died.
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Post by Philipa » Sun Nov 12, 2006 6:18 pm

Thank you ladies. :D Another project I used to do was write poems in the character's voices. Unfortunately, I can't find the right journal with them in it. )(*,) I'll do some more hunting when the house is quiet.
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Post by Iolanthe » Sun Nov 12, 2006 7:50 pm

I hope you find them, it would be lovely to have some more poetry on this thread :D .
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Post by marbretherese » Tue Nov 14, 2006 1:44 pm

thanks for posting the lovely pic, Philippa, and yes I agree, it would be lovely to see more photos, poems, artworks here!
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Post by Iolanthe » Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:38 pm

Well, I really haven't had time to do more than sketch out my Lothlorien painting, so in the meantime here's what started out as a doodle and then somehow became Gandalf.

I'll probably use this as a basis for a better, more carefully done drawing but I rather like the look of him so here he is:

Gandalf

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Post by Philipa » Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:50 pm

:shock: My Goddess I wish I could doodle like that. I like him very much Iolanthe. Can't wait to see the finished product. :D
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Post by Merry » Mon Dec 04, 2006 12:07 am

Amazing! He's looking down, maybe at a hobbit, and he looks a little bristly, one of those 'don't be more of a fool than you have to' looks?
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Post by Airwin » Mon Dec 04, 2006 1:23 am

Gorgeous picture Iolanthe! You've really captured the authority and magical mystery of Gandalf! :clapping:
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Post by marbretherese » Mon Dec 04, 2006 1:56 pm

It's brilliant, Iolanthe, I love those eyebrows!! :clapping:
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Post by Cheyenne Angel » Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:21 pm

:shock: wow Gorgeous picture Iolanthe! I like it very much

now... :oops: I have a little portrait... Image

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Post by Philipa » Mon Dec 04, 2006 3:14 pm

Ah the man himself! I love it CA. He looks like the grandfather we'd all love to have doesn't he?
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Post by Merry » Mon Dec 04, 2006 4:16 pm

Yes! or the professor we wish we had (although the mumbling might have been an issue).

Very nice. :D
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Post by Cheyenne Angel » Mon Dec 04, 2006 4:43 pm

Philipa wrote:Ah the man himself! I love it CA. He looks like the grandfather we'd all love to have doesn't he?


thanks Philipa and Merry
and yes you are absolutly right, exactly like the grandfather we did love to have :hug: ...or the professor as well.. :roll: :lol: .. oh yes! :D

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