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Fangorn Forest
Title: Fangorn Forest
Submitted By: k
Date: October 11, 2002

64 Comments

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    Brienne_of_Tarth
    November 7, 2002

    This isn’t actually the Fangorn forest but his first painting of an Elf. That Elf being Beleg I think.

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    Brienne_of_Tarth
    November 7, 2002

    He’s there in the lower right corner, and the forest is that of Doriath.

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    k
    November 8, 2002

    cant see him- but thanks for the correction. hee hee this pic is on about 4 sites as Fangorn forest

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    Frodolover#1
    March 24, 2003

    oh my goodness…

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    Rina
    March 29, 2003

    in the lower right corner? i can’t see him, too. all i see is a mushroom. B)

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    legolas_02
    April 5, 2003

    Me too.

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    Luinborwen
    April 10, 2003

    I see him. He’s quite small though!

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    Frodos_One_True_Love
    May 25, 2003

    arg…all I can see is the mushroom!

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    LadyOfRohan
    August 8, 2003

    This is on the cover of one of my copies of TTT and on the inside it says it’s fangorn

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    LadyOfRohan
    August 8, 2003

    a cool pic whatever it is

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    WhiteTreeOfGondor
    August 18, 2003

    the elf is in the left corner

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    johan
    September 13, 2003

    can’t it be a hobbit? if it’s a hobbit, it could be fangorn forest…

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    Lady_Goldberry
    September 17, 2003

    At http://www.torania.com this picture is said to be “Beleg finds Gwindor in Taur-nu-Fuin” Beleg is in the lower

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    Lady_Goldberry
    September 17, 2003

    left corner and Gwindor is the grey thing lying down at the bottom of the big tree. Hope that helps.

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    Lothlorien~Greenleaf
    November 5, 2003

    lower left-hand corner .

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    IsildursHeir
    January 5, 2004

    ok, i went to torania.com and i searched up the pic and found it; Beleg is on the bottom left hand corner,

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    IsildursHeir
    January 5, 2004

    climbing a root; plus, there is a body on the ground at the bottom of the thickest tree; torania.com has a

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    IsildursHeir
    January 5, 2004

    bigger picture and you can see it much better; thanks for the help Lady Goldberry

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    CassandrAIarwen
    January 26, 2004

    Funny. It’s on my copy of TTT. Must be why people assumed it was Fangorn. I know I did!

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    haldir4290
    January 26, 2004

    what’s that pic supposed to be?

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    LadyEowyn_Of_Rohan
    May 15, 2004

    This is on the cover of TTT, but part of it’s cut off and you can only see the Elf’s arm. I thought it looked

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    LadyEowyn_Of_Rohan
    May 15, 2004

    too light and unthreatening for Fangorn!

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    orthanc5
    July 20, 2004

    If it’s Fangorn and that’s a hobbit, why aren’t both hobbits there?

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    IDEA
    August 22, 2004

    i went to toriana.com and there was no such website. you people are crazy. i think it is the giant forest in

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    IDEA
    August 22, 2004

    one of C. S. Lewis’s books. Tolkien respected ole’ Clive Staples.

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    sairina_star
    August 27, 2004

    Those trees are extremely tall compared to Beleg.

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    sairina_star
    August 27, 2004

    Those trees are extremely tall compared to Beleg.

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    Axe_wear
    August 28, 2004

    Damn it people. It says: Description – Fangorn Forest by Tolkien. Why siscuss it ?

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    Axe_wear
    August 28, 2004

    Damn it people. It says: Description – Fangorn Forest by Tolkien. Why discuss it ?

  30. Anonymous
    October 12, 2004

    i don’t think this is the Fangorn Forest…nothing like he described.

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    Morithil
    January 17, 2005

    GUYS! This is on my calander and it says “This image, in different forms, was used to illustrate all three of

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    Morithil
    January 17, 2005

    Tolkien’s major works. Taur-na-Fuin, painted in July 1928, depicts elves Beleg and Gwindor in the ‘Silmarillio

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    Morithil
    January 17, 2005

    n’ tale of Turin. Redrawn in ink as Mirkwood, it was inculded in early printings of The Hobbit. And when the

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    Morithil
    January 17, 2005

    original watercolour was published, in the J.R.R. Tolkien Clander 1974, it was an illustration for The Lord of

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    Morithil
    January 17, 2005

    the Rings. Tolkien seems to have felt that his Silmarillion picture could do double duty with a simple change

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    Morithil
    January 17, 2005

    of title; but its sleder figures, one with pointed red shoes, are clearly elves, not the hobbits Pippin and

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    Morithil
    January 17, 2005

    Merry in Fangorn Forest.” Sorry for the use of space! And the other elf is one of the roots of the big tree.

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    Alya
    February 4, 2005

    It actually looks like it could be Fangorn – kind of dark, but I guess that’s Mirkwood, not Fangorn.

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    Berianneth
    March 18, 2005

    What id at the left hand bottom of the picture? It looks like it came from a Dr. Seuss book

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    Celebnor
    June 17, 2005

    I have this picture on my calendar. It was originally Taur-nu-Fuin, but then Tolkien made it Mirkwood, then

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    Celebnor
    June 17, 2005

    later Fangorn. Hope that helps!

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    AinarielPalantir
    July 21, 2005

    Very multipurpose pic! Ingenious 😀

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    ringer1919
    August 6, 2005

    Wow..I’m telling you man! This guy’s a enius! Completely the way I imagine Fangorn!

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    ErulissetheElflass
    August 12, 2005

    I actually don’t think in looks like Fangorn at all, but oh well:D

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    hobbitish_elf
    August 19, 2005

    I have that same calander as Morithil. For the last time: IT’S NOT FANGORN. But still great!!!!

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    Luthien_woodelf
    August 29, 2005

    i love this picture!!! love the media used

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    Enelya_Greenleaf
    September 1, 2005

    I think it’s an awesome pic. I like Tolkien’s style.

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    Sindenis
    December 20, 2005

    Hmm, this is on the cover of my TT book and it says “Fangorn FOrest”

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    Sindenis
    December 20, 2005

    But I see everyone’s point. It’s still a great pic, no matter what it is. 🙂

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    Emerald_Dragon
    December 30, 2005

    coolZ! those roots are awsome. I’m a artist myself and he did a great job. ^^

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    thorongilloss
    March 21, 2006

    bbbrrrrrr. cold there and it is so dark!

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    Melelawen
    July 6, 2006

    I don’t know which forest it is but I still think it’s cool. I’d hate to get lost in that forest.

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    phantom_raven05
    July 22, 2006

    That’s definately Fangorn, great detail. I’m wondering what’s in the bottom left corner…

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    Lady_of_Imaldris
    September 1, 2006

    i don’t know raven05, that is what i was wondering!

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    EruannonArqueno
    December 18, 2006

    Its in the lower LEFT corner,NOT right corner hes crawling over a branch.

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    thorongilloss
    May 5, 2007

    it is verry nice, but who is that strange one who walks there? that dasn’t same a hobbit..

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    RodwenofRohan
    July 31, 2007

    Read the other posts. Nuff said.

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    LOTR_obsessed_loony
    March 8, 2008

    Yeah… there’s a little guy in blue in the corner. Who on Middle-Earth is he?!

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    orodreth2
    October 29, 2008

    it an elf? i thought it was a monkey…

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    Adurna
    November 30, 2008

    I like the trees!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    orodreth2
    January 16, 2009

    yes… the trees are quit interesting…

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    orodreth2
    January 16, 2009

    …and I still think it’s a monkey 🙂

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    Nimara
    August 1, 2009

    I have an older Two Towers book with this picture on the cover!

  64. arwen1300
    April 1, 2010

    Nimara, so do I! Just picked it up last weekend at a used bookstore.

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