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The Kinslaying by ivoignob The Kinslaying by ivoignob
Thus at the last the Teleri were overcome, and a great part of the mariners that dwelt in Alqualonde were wickedly slain. For the Noldor were become fierce and desperate, and the Teleri had less strength, and were armed for the most part but with slender bows. Then the Noldor drew away their white ships and manned their oars as best they might, and rowed them north along the coast.

The Silmarillion
Of the flight of the Noldor
J.R.R. Tolkien


Another Tolkien-based illustration which not fits the description (Oh my god, I forgot the rows!!! :-P). Anyway, I'm happy that it's finaly done, and I will think twice before aiming to make such a complicated scene again :-)

Inspired by Ted Nasmith: tednasmith.mymiddleearth.com/2…
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Mecandes Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Cool; this reminds me of Ted Nasmith's "The Kinslaying at Aqualonde"  tednasmith.mymiddleearth.com/2…
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ivoignob Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you.  I was inspired by that after all. Maybe I should mention it in the description :)
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JoryRFerrell Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014
Hey...how much would an image like this cost? How long would it take to complete?
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ivoignob Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry for being this late. Actually I'm not the seller-guy (other people are better at illegally selling my stuff). To be honest, I have no idea how long that took and how much it would be worth :)
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JoryRFerrell Featured By Owner Edited Aug 28, 2014
LOL...no prob. Anyways, I am making a 2d rpg and need a metric fook ton of concept art. If I can get the funds together, would you be interested in doing work for the project? If so, you can contact me at ProjectFury@outlook.com
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ThaliaNoldor Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
I love Silmarillion... but this part was very sad.
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ivoignob Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry for the late reply. Yes it was very sad indeed. But as such, it was very captivating as well.
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CuthalionSilver79 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
This picture brings the story to life - God I love that book ....
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ivoignob Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe, thank you! If all those LotR fanboys and fangirls only knew. It's a must-read, isn't it?
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CuthalionSilver79 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Most definitely a must-read - it took me about two years for me to find a copy (and I was pretty excited when I found one).
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