Greg And Tim Hildebrandt, The Tolkien Years
Author Greg Hildebrandt, Jr., son & nephew of the internationally renowned fantasy artists, witnessed the making of the paintings for the best-selling Tolkien calendars. In this lavishly illustrated book, he shares his recollections of their creation, from idyllic Hobbiton to fearsome Mordor. This volume includes a unique collection of original sketches & photographs for the paintings & is filled with commentary by the Hildebrandt Brothers. It also features a pull-out poster of an original painting, created especially for this book. Introduction by Ian Summers, the art director for the calendars who recognized the Hildebrandt brothers' unique talent.
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Review: Greg and Tim Hildebrandt: The Tolkien YearsUser Review - Douglas Koehne - Goodreads
I remember getting one or two of the Hildebrandt LotR calendars when I was in 4th/5th grade and actually reading the series for the first time. I immediately ordered a book by them from the Science ... Read full review
Review: Greg and Tim Hildebrandt: The Tolkien YearsUser Review - ***Dave Hill - Goodreads
A must for any Tolkien fan. The Bros. Hildebrandt were *the* Tolkien artists of my youth, and even today, when I find my own artistic interpretation of the scenes varies so much from theirs, I still ... Read full review