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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


New art inspired by Middle-earth at the Great North Art Show 2018

Open from Saturday 1st September and running until Sunday 23rd September at Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire is the Great North Art Show 2018.  In this show I'm lucky to have been selected to exhibit six of my brand new paintings inspired by JRR Tolkien's Middle-earth in scenes from 'The Lord of the Rings'.

These works are also for sale as varied printed goods in my artist shop on Redbubble.