Tolkien Collector's Guide

Forthcoming: Donato Giancola art book on Middle-earth

Nov 20, 2018
2018/11/20 17:28:56 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

For fans of his artwork:

"Nearly 200 stunningly realistic paintings and drawings bring the greatest fantasy epic of all time to life. Classical realism unites with contemporary storytelling as artist Donato Giancola explores the mythic grandeur and the iconic characters of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings saga."

Hardcover: 200 pages
Publisher: Dark Horse Books (April 2, 2019)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1506710867
ISBN-13: 978-1506710860
Product Dimensions: 10 x 14 inches

Amazon.com link:
$39.99 (list price)
https://amzn.to/2r4PnA9

Amazon.co.uk link:
£33.50 (list price)
https://amzn.to/2DAcqtJ

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Nov 20, 2018
2018/11/20 20:42:18 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
As you say, “for fans of his artwork”. For myself, I must admit that I find Giancola to be the one professional artist whose Tolkien illustrations I can find no sympathy for whatsoever (of those that I have seen, obviously, but that is by now a rather diverse crowd).
Nov 20, 2018
2018/11/20 21:21:24 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
The sense of motion he could put on a card (in the ME:TW game) was amazing. I enjoyed his presentation at this year's Mythcon.
Apr 5, 2019
2019/4/5 1:07:40 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Heard from Donato today that the book has gone to a second printing before release. Should have my copy in hand soon for reviewing.
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