Made from the earth
According to the oldest "theory" proposed by J.R.R. Tolkien (from The Book of Lost Tales, circa 1917 � the first tale of Middle-earth to be written in full), Orcs were made of stone and slime through the sorcery of Morgoth:- "bred from the heats and slimes of the earth". see further works at:- http://joegilronanlordoftherings.blogspot.com http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-art-of-TolkienThe-Lord-of-the-Rings
I am a full time professional artist who has been greatly influenced by the works of Tolkien. I received a Fine Arts Degree in painting from Liverpool University and hold a Higher National Diploma in design and ceramics from the University of Wales. I am originally from Chester, England but have lived in Olvera, Cadiz Spain for the last 4 years. I have exhibited and sold work world wide and work primarily in oils,acrylic and clay.
Why Tolkien? I suppose it all started from a very early age when I first heard a reading of the Hobbit on a British children's TV show called Jackanory. I just loved the whole world that he had created, this in turn led me to...
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