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TORn Light the Beacons auction: Jerry Vanderstelt LOTR art, and Hobbit Magazine or paperback Hobbit signed by Dwalin and Bifur

As you know, we’re currently conducting our pledge drive to raise funds and keep our servers running. We also have some very exciting auctions going on over at Ebay.

There are some fabulous, exclusive pieces up for grabs – including some things which, usually, money can’t buy! Time is running out on some of our auctions too, so best check them out now. Here are just three that might tickle your fancy:

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Posted in Artwork, Books Publications, Collectibles, Graham McTavish, Headlines, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Other Merchandise, Posters Prints, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, TheOneRing.net Announcements, TheOneRing.net Community, William Kircher

Collecting The Precious – More Light The Beacons Auction Items

VandersteltFellowshipfinalartI wanted to hightlight a few more of the awesome items that have recently gone up for order via our Light The Beacons Auction.

We recently added a couple of amazing items from our friend artist Jerry Vanderstelt covering his The Lord of the Rings Trilogy prints as well as his newest print of Dwalin the Dwarf from The Hobbit Trilogy. We’ve also added a couple of autograph items from Graham McTavish and William Kircher who play Dwalin and Bifur in The Hobbit Trilogy.

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy 3-Piece Print Set

This auction offers a beautiful three-piece set of The Lord of the Rings Collector Edition Lithographs by prominent artist, Jerry VanderStelt. Best known not only for his works inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien, he also captures the worlds of Indiana Jones, Star Wars, and much more in the Fantasy/SciFi genre. Each Lithograph of the three-piece set has a unique Remarque or sketch drawn on the bottom left corner, signed separately from the normal signature and a certification of authenticity.

TORn Collector’s Edition of The Hobbit Magazine signed by Dwalin and Bifur

This is a new copy of TheOneRing.net’s premier magazine tribute to The Hobbit! A collaborative effort between Topix Media Lab and your friends here at TheOneRing.net, it covers everything you need to know about The Hobbit movies from a fan perspective. Side-bars and feature articles, contributed by our own volunteer staff, include interviews, a feature on book versus the movie, articles on games and collectibles, a Middle-earth timeline, and much more! The high-quality, glossy paper used for this magazine is also packed with colorful pictures of cast and crew members, locations, collectibles, gorgeous fan art and a few exclusives! One thing that makes this truly a collector’s edition is that there are only two ads in the entire 82-page magazine.

Dwalin the Dwarf Print by Jerry Vanderstelt

Jerry Vanderstelt is also offering the winner of this Auction the choice of the frame-ready canvas or to have the canvas Gallery Wrapped.  The two images displayed with this Auction show the raw, canvas form and also how the Gallery Wrap option gives it a mounted, more dimensional look.  The canvas measures 18 x 24 inches, NOT counting the border that is designed to be Gallery Wrapped. Once it is Gallery Wrapped, the canvas will measure 18 x 24 inches.  Please allow 2-3 weeks for completion. The work uses the finest materials available of archival inks as well as Breathing Color’s exclusive “Lyve” canvas and “Timeless” protective finish.

he Hobbit Paperback signed by Graham McTavish and William Kircher

This is a NEW paperback copy of The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien with a movie tie-in picture from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey film released in December, 2012.  This copy has travelled to DragonCon 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia and has found itself autographed by two Dwarves (William Kircher and Graham McTavish) for TORn’s Fundraiser Auction.

 

Posted in Artwork, Books, Books Publications, Collectibles, Collectibles, Graham McTavish, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, Lord of the Rings, LotR Books, LotR Movies, Merchandise, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Movie Return of the King, Movie The Two Towers, Posters Prints, Shop, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: There and Back Again, William Kircher

Collecting The Precious – Vanderstelt Studio Dwalin the Dwarf Print Up For Order

DwalinJust the other day we let you all know about the amazing Legolas Greenleaf print that our friend artist Jerry Vanderstelt put up for order. Well, today we wanted to let you know he has another amazing print ready for you all to add to your collections, this one capturing the warrior Dwalin the Dwarf.

Just like with the Legolas print this one gives you a great look at all the detail that went into creating this awesome character. Dwalin has a fierce look in his face as he’s about to take on whatever may be coming his way. This amazing print comes in several styles: Paper Giclee 18×24, Canvas Giclee 18×24, and Canvas Gicle with Gallery Wrap 18×24.

The Dwalin print in Paper Giclee comes in at $130 which is a fantastic price for such a great piece of art. You can order Dwalin right now from Jerry’s store: Vanderstelt Studio

Posted in Artwork, Collectibles, Collectibles, ComicCon, Conventions, Graham McTavish, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Shop, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Collecting The Precious – Vanderstelt Studio Legolas Greenleaf Print Up For Order

Legolas Greenleaf FB We, here at TORn, along with our friend Jerry Vanderstelt are pleased to announce that he has a brand-new print available for order. (more…)

Posted in Artwork, Collectibles, Collectibles, ComicCon, Conventions, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Shop, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

TORn Light the Beacons auction: An Unexpected Art Show Signed Canvas

Donato Giancola artworkOver the next couple of weeks TheOneRing.net is conducting a pledge drive to raise funds to keep our servers running. We have some unique auctions going on over at ebay, including something very special and truly one of a kind that highlights a key event that TORn put on for fans earlier this year — a signed canvas with autographs and drawings by many of the artists who participated in our “Unexpected Art Show”.

LEGO OrthancWe were proud to present this one night only gallery exhibit held on February 22, 2013 at Lot 613 in the historic arts district of downtown Los Angeles. In this cool space, we featured a variety of artists who use many different mediums and are creatively inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth universe. The all volunteer TORn staff spent hours setting up the space, coordinating and meeting with artists from around the world, and cleaning up after a wonderful night of music and artwork. We then had to hurry over to help set up for our next event — the Oscar party we threw the very same weekend! As you can imagine, it was quite tiring but very rewarding to see and meet so many fans admiring the beautiful artwork and having a chance to mingle with such an incredible group of talented artists. It was a true celebration of how much J.R.R. Tolkien’s works mean to all of us.

An Unexpected Art Show - 8Acclaimed artists Tim Kirk, Donato Giancola, and Jerry VanderSelt were on hand to meet fans, sign prints, and in the case of Tim, get a portrait of yourself drawn as a playful Hobbit! They also took the time to autograph and draw on a special TORn stretched canvas panel for us. Tim drew Smaug, Donato drew Gandalf, and Jerry sketched Strider. Eleven other artists who attended the show also signed the canvas including LEGO artists OneLug, graphic artist Nancy Steinman, stained-glass artist Christie Wood, and more. You can own this truly unique and one of kind piece of artwork from this spectacular TORn event by bidding today!

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Posted in Artwork, Events, Exhibits, Other Events, Uncategorized

TORn Light the Beacons auction:Arwen Exclusive Edition Statue, Original Colleen Doran – Lord of the Rings print, Legolas cross-stitch

As you know, over the next couple of weeks or so TORn is conducting a pledge drive to raise funds and keep our servers running. But, as you might know, we also have some very exciting auctions going on over at ebay.

We have some fabulous, exclusive pieces up for grabs – including some things which, usually, money can’t buy! Here’s just three that might tickle your fancy: 

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Posted in Artwork, Collectibles, Collectibles, Creations, Headlines, Lord of the Rings, Merchandise, Other Merchandise, Posters Prints, Sideshow Collectibles, TheOneRing.net Announcements

Collecting The Precious – A Journey in the Dark Art Print

gtg An eagle-eyed reader let us know the other day about a very cool-looking art print of Gandalf the Grey called A Journey in the Dark.

This art print, inspired by The Fellowship of the Ring, captures the moment when Gandalf is trying to recall the right direction through Moria. The artist, Madison Gregory, offers a range of art prints from different movie franchises. Fans can get this print in sizes ranging from 4.5″ x 10″ to 21″ x 42″ with prices between $100 and $400. (more…)

Posted in Artwork, Collectibles, Collectibles, Lord of the Rings, LotR Books, LotR Movies, Merchandise, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Movie Return of the King, Movie The Two Towers, Posters Prints, Shop

Collecting The Precious – Vanderstelt Studio Legolas Art Print

LegolasDuring Comic-Con 2013, and my multiple viewings of artist Jerry Vanderstelt’s booth, I got to see him in the process of working on his next print. Yesterday, via his Facebook Page, Jerry showed the world what I saw during Comic-Con, and let folks know that its in approvals. This stunning piece captures Legolas Greenleaf from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Once this goes up for sale you can count on us letting you all know, so you can add this amazing piece of art to your Middle-earth collection.

Posted in Artwork, Collectibles, Collectibles, ComicCon, Conventions, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, Shop, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: There and Back Again

Happy Hobbit: Complete SDCC Coverage

We are happy to share with you our complete coverage of the happenings at Comic-Con 2013! Check out the video series below!

Meet The Hobbit Artists

Meet several of the artists who worked on The Hobbit and learn more about what they’re up to, along with several other talented folks at Weta, including Greg Broadmore and the comedic antics of Daniel Falconer! [Happy Hobbit Goes to SDCC: Meet the Hobbit Artists]

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Posted in Artwork, Books, Collectibles, ComicCon, Daniel Falconer, DVD/Blu-Ray, Hobbit Movie, Toys, WETA Cave, WETA Digital, WETA Workshop

Happy Hobbit: Dwarven Camping Tips – Episode 21

Join Kili, Fili, and several surprise guests to learn how to camp like a Dwarf! [Happy Hobbit: Dwarven Camping Tips - Episode 21]

Posted in Artwork, Books, Collectibles, ComicCon, Daniel Falconer, DVD/Blu-Ray, Hobbit Movie, Toys, WETA Cave, WETA Digital, WETA Workshop

FINAL DAY for Special Alan Lee John Howe Charity eBay Auction

HoweLee_charityauctionpieceJohn Howe, legendary Tolkien artist and conceptual designer for THE HOBBIT and LOTR Trilogies, dropped us a note to remind us that today is the *final day* to bid on a very special piece of art that he and Alan Lee created in support of Robin’s Relief Fairy Tale Art Auction, a charity fundraiser where world-renowned fantasy artists have donated remarkable exclusive artworks to help raise hopes and raise funds for Robin Sullins’ new hands, new legs, and new life.

This artwork was created in New Zealand while the two artists were busy working on THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, but they took time out of their work schedules to craft something special for this fundraiser.

The story takes us back to the recent holidays, where Robin’s family had gathered for a long, pleasant Christmas meal that brought everyone together — but afterward, a small bite from an over-excited family dog would have strange and tragic consequences. Robin became infected with the Capnocytophaga bacteria, commonly found in cats and dogs but very rarely ever transmitted as an infection to a human, yet the devastation through her body ultimately caused the loss of both her legs and hands. More details on her courageous battle can be found here on the Robin’s Relief Fairy Tale Art Auction page.

Now, in an effort to bring light and hope to her medical struggle, world-famous fantasy artists such as Wendy Froud, Michael Parkes, Alan Lee & John Howe, Kinuko Craft and many others have donated EXCLUSIVE new artworks that will be offered on eBay through the month of March. All proceeds go directly to a Chase Bank account setup for Robin’s Relief Fund.

Unfortunately, eBay has been pursuing a policy of NOT ALLOWING the mention of a charity fundraiser anywhere on these auctions, and recently this amazing Lee/Howe original drawing of one of Tolkien’s elves discovering the most unlikely creature imaginable (at least in terms of Middle-earth) was taken down off the auction site and all the bids were lost! None to be restored… so now they have replaced the live auction and the artist greatly desires to bring some Ringers’ attention to it before it concludes later today. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY — the current bids are not as significant as they were before being taken down — SO PLEASE BID NOW — They are in the final hours of bidding on this item and every little bit helps.

Be sure to check out and bid on the auction here and find out more details on Robin’s brave struggle on their charity info site here.  You can also follow updates on her surgeries and recovery on her Facebook page here. Thank you so much.

Posted in Alan Lee, Artwork, Collectibles, Crew News, Fans, John Howe, Miscellaneous, Other Merchandise, TheOneRing.net Community

Only a Few Hours Left! Place your Bids Now!

Gandalf on Gwaihir Over Helm_s Deep Artist Proof by Alan Lee Signed by 3 | eBayWe are just a few hours away from closing our ‘The One Expected Party’ auctions. Ringer staffer Peter (o2thx) was kind enough to allow us use of his personal eBay account to list the items – some of which you may never see auctioned again: John Howe ‘Barad-Dur’ Artist Proof Framed and signed by Richard Taylor, Peter Jackson and John Howe ; Alan Lee ‘Rivendell’ Artist Proof Framed and signed by Richard Taylor, Peter Jackson and Alan Lee; Alan Lee ‘Gandalf on Gwaihir’ Artist Proof signed by Alan Lee, Ian McKellen, and Richard Taylor. The Lord of the Rings Book and Bookend Gift Set from Houghton Mifflin; Air New Zealand Hobbit Gift Pack (not available for sale!); Official ‘The One Expected Party’ Goody Baggins; Badali Jewelry ‘Good Luck’ Pin Set in Shadowbox with Signatures; Original Donato Giancola ‘Galadriel and Aragorn’ Sketch Pencil and Chalk. Yes – amazing items! Don’t miss your chance to own these items! [The One Expected Party Auctions] [Donate]

Posted in Artwork, Collectibles, Costuming, Events, Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Meet Ups, Oscar Parties, Other Events, The Hobbit, The One Expected Party, TheOneRing.net Community