Celebrating Cor Blok – A Tolkien Tapestry: Pictures to accompany The Lord of the Rings

Posted by on Aug 12, 2012 in Journal | One Comment

Most Tolkien fans only know me as the person behind this website and an avid Tolkien book collector. When I was a kid I started my adventure by reading a well-read copy of The Hobbit. It did not take me long to discover The Lord of the Rings and other books by and about Tolkien. Soon I embarked […]

Interview with Cor Blok

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Ever since I was a child, carrying around the Dutch paperbacks in my backpack, I was confronted with the art by Cor Blok. His illustrations have a very unique style and it fascinated me to see how an illustrator could tell a passage from Tolkien’s books with minimalistic means and leave space for my own […]