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Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:42 pm
ok let us talk about it at oxonmoot then!!
Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:43 pm
Hey - you're going, Beren? Wonderful!
Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:44 pm
Iolanthe wrote:Hey - you're going, Beren? Wonderful!
It will be my first time! Looking forward to it!!
Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:37 pm
We'll see you there, Beren!
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:34 pm
You'll probably find us lurking around the art room!
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:36 pm
Friday I hope to go to the English Faculty Library and for the rest I'll see where I am... don't know what to expect so open for anything!!
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:48 pm
Beren's Tolkien Library site has an exciting update! His book about Cor Blok's work will be available in September and I've already pre-ordered it. It's called A Tolkien Tapestry: Pictures to accompany The Lord of the Rings
and you can find out more about it at his site here
From The Tolkien Library:
Readers will find Cor Blok's work refreshing, provocative, charming and wholly memorable – the bold and expressive style that he created stands as a unique achievement in the history of fantasy illustration. Rarely has an artist captured the essence of a writer's work in such singular fashion; the author himself agreed, and what higher accolade is there?
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:01 pm
A hundred Cor Blok paintings to enjoy
I've already put it on my Amazon Wishlist. So will have to be patient until Christmas . . .
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:47 pm
Oh YAYYYY!!!! I MUST have this!! Congratulations Beren! What a wonderful achievement! I have signed up to be notified as soon as both this and the 2012 Tolkien Calendar with MORE lovely Cor Blok paintings are available.
Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:47 am
What a handsome book for a unique artist!
Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:42 pm
The cover illustration for next year's Tolkien Calendar is fantastic - I love it. What a treat this all is
Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 1:26 am
Thank you for bringing this to our attention Iolanthe. And a big thank you and congratulations to Beren for putting it all together.
Re: Cor Blok
Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:27 pm
Re: Cor Blok
Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:50 pm
Thanks for posting this, Fangorn! It's interesting to hear him talk about his influences, etc. Still bugs me a little to hear that he doesn't consider himself a Tolkien fan, though.
Re: Cor Blok
Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:19 pm
thanks for this, Fangorn! really interesting to see the man himself describe his art in his own words. I have both the calenders and received the book for Christmas - it's wonderful, and Beren has done a really good job. Blok's work has a charm all its own and I'm glad that he's receiving wider recognition now.