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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


Publishing project with Oloris announced for 2014


Wrath, Ruin and a red Nightfall

At the close of February I was invited by Lara Sookoo along with Gerda Marz of Oloris Publishing to collaborate on a book release for their Oloris Art Series.  Now, after a couple of months and time spent organising much content, Oloris have officially announced this upcoming release (scheduled for 2014) via their website and social media.

Without doubt it is an extremely exciting opportunity and I look forward to the months ahead being involved in the development stages and the impending release.

The full press release can be read here

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