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Welcome to the blog and this collection of original artwork inspired by The Lord of the Rings and J.R.R Tolkien's wider mythology of Middle-earth. Aside from the influence of the source writing of Tolkien influence is also drawn from Director Peter Jackson's film trilogy (2001-2003) and the highly regarded Tolkien illustrators Alan Lee and John Howe. The magnificent musical score written for the film trilogy by Howard Shore also holds a significant influence upon the atmospheric and evocative quality of the works in this collection. From Mordor to the Misty Mountains combines landscape, miniature-scale and composite photography to depict locations, dramatic scenes and characters from the enduringly popular stories.

Contact: johncockshaw@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE: This blog showcases Artwork (completed and in progress) and related exhibition news. There is NO option to purchase Art through this site at this time. Please visit from time to time as this may well change soon.

Copyright of all images belongs to John A Cockshaw


Mines of Moria makes the cover of Review Ripon

Thanks to Claire Slee editor of Review Ripon for the invite to have The Mines of Moria feature on the front cover of the magazine's February issue.

Of note to local Tolkienists and readers of this magazine will be the photographic references to the architecture of our local Spa Baths in the piece.

Meanwhile, work continues behind the scenes in preparation for Easter when From Mordor to the Misty Mountains will be going on display at Sarehole Mill in Birmingham.

A site of beauty, currently undergoing renovation, and a Tolkien fan's treasure trove the Mill is a key location in Birmingham's link to J.R.R Tolkien.

More details soon...

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