'Lord of the Rings' Trailer

Actually the final part. The high elves, Gandalf as the White wizard, the towers of Sauron. I’ve read and re-read this book and its two companions several times over the last forty years. Fabulously realised by Peter Jackson and  brilliant cast. Courtesy of New Line Cinema 2003.

Modern Artists: Roy G Krenkel

The naturalistic illustrations of Roy Krenkel (1918–1983) graced the covers of early fantasy paperbacks of Edgar Rice Burroughs and many others. He inspired a young Frank Frazetta (1928–2010) and, later, Jeffrey Catherine Jones (born Jeffrey Durwood Jones 1944–2011). The illustrations here, of ERB’s great hero, Tarzan, show the similarity of their powerful styles. Of course they worked in commercial, graphic illustration which lends itself to …