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Balrog Coffee Mug featuring the mixed media Balrog Of Morgoth by Curtiss Shaffer

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Balrog Of Morgoth Coffee Mug




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Our ceramic coffee mugs are available in two sizes: 11 oz. and 15 oz. Each mug is dishwasher and microwave safe.


11 oz.

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Very well imagined. This is more of how I would have imagined it myself. Good job!


Curtiss Shaffer replied:

Thanks Lazaro!

Thanks again to everyone!

Wonderful and Congratulation on sale.

Very cool!

Nice job, Curtiss. Reminds me of some Tibetan deity. l-f-v

Thank you everyone!

Congrats on your sale!

Congratulations on your sale. Best wishes for a merry christmas and a happy new year!

Congratulations on your sale...................Odon.

Wow! This is astonishing! This Balrog is very different from all others that I've seen. Great job!!!

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Coffee Mug Reviews (699)

Average Rating (4.94 Stars):

September 23rd, 2018

Good quality cup, famous "Hard Day's Night" Beatles pictures.

September 23rd, 2018

Good quality cup, nice Cream-era phot of Eric!

September 23rd, 2018

Good quality cup, nice trippy picture of Jimi!

September 22nd, 2018

Love, Love this mug !!!!!! The colors are perfect. LOVE your work. Very pleased. Highly recommend this seller. Thank you !!

September 22nd, 2018

My friend absolutely loved this mug.. Perfect !!!!! Thank you !!

September 22nd, 2018

Very nice picture and high quality mug. Perfect.

Artist's Description

...Something was coming up behind them. What it was could not be seen: it was a great shadow, in the middle of which was a dark form, of man-shape maybe, yet greater; and a power and terror seemed to be in it and to go before it...It came to the edge of the fire and the light faded as if a cloud had bent over it. Then with a rush it leaped across the fissure. The flames roared up to greet it, and wreathed about it; and a black smoke swirled in the air. Its streaming mane kindled, and blazed behind it..."What is this new devilry?", fear fell over the son of Thuranduil. "A Balrog", Gandalf returned. "A demon of the ancient world. This foe is beyond any of you. Lead them on, Aragorn. Do as I say! Swords are no more use here! Over the bridge!" cried Gandalf, recalling his strength. "Fly! This is a foe beyond any of you. I must hold the narrow way. Fly!" Aragorn and Boromir did not heed the command, but still held their ground, side by side, behind Gandalf at the far end of the bridge. T...

About Curtiss Shaffer

Curtiss Shaffer graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1991 with an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. He attended the Army School of Engineers at Fort Leonardwood Missouri in 1992 and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Art Education. He served as an engineer in the United States Army Active and Reserve components from 1991 to 2001, and therein attended graduate studies at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Gannon University and the College of New Jersey. Besides working in his field, Curtiss has been teaching art full-time for fourteen years, at all levels of public education, and was named to the Who's Who of American Teachers in 2004 and again in 2006.

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