"The Hunting of Carcharoth"

"The Hunting of Carcharoth" 
2018 
Digital over Graphite

"The Hunting of Carcharoth"
2018
Digital over Graphite

Character Design Drawing on vellum

Character Design Drawing on vellum

Character Design Drawing on vellum (detail)

Character Design Drawing on vellum (detail)

Final Tight Drawing on Hot Press paper

Final Tight Drawing on Hot Press paper

Digital Underpainting (Photoshop) over Graphite Drawing

Digital Underpainting (Photoshop) over Graphite Drawing

Final Illustration (detail)

Final Illustration (detail)

Final Illustration (detail)

Final Illustration (detail)

Final Illustration (detail)

Final Illustration (detail)

"The Hunting of Carcharoth"

This scene is inspired by JRR Tolkien's The Silmarillion. It depicts the fall of Beren during the quest to retrieve the Silmaril (still clutched in Beren's lost hand) from Carcharoth, the wolf of Morgoth.
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