Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark –green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits… - J.R.R Tolkien; The Fellowship of the Ring, Chapter 10, page 206.
About this creation
Here is a little vignette I made based on the LotR books. In case you didn't already know, I'm a huge LotR fan! Please note that I did NOT Photoshop the first picture and I did NOT use a light brick.
View of the whole thing. Please excuse the cheese slope. I didn't have anything else...
And as a bonus, here is another vignette depicting Will Whitefoot, the mayor of the Shire, imprisoned in the Lock-holes.
Thanks a lot for viewing and have a great day/night!
Wow, that captures "Strider" perfectly. Great lighting technique...I am still figuring out the basics of lighting and whatnot. Personally I think Aragorn would have been much cooler if he kept the name "Strider" for all three books, but that's just me.