aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Isn't this gorgeous? Hand-illustrated Tolkien book

Picture gakked from the blog MakeZine.com

You might have to be a little bit crazy to do this, but I'll bet it was a soothing kind of crazy. Benjamin Harff, a German art student, hand-illuminated a copy of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Silmarillion. He printed the text on his home Canon inkjet printer, and it took him six months.

Read and see more here - and click through for an interview.

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