Wrath, Ruin, and a Red Nightfall: The Art of John Cockshaw
|Softcover||9"x12", 276 pages|
|Author & Artist||John Cockshaw|
Explore the wilds of your imagination. In Wrath, Ruin, and a Red Nightfall, John Cockshaw brings landscape and macro-photography together with digital art to create hauntingly beautiful images. This collection is a wonderfully refreshing vision of fantasy worlds well-travelled where you can look through John’s eyes to see natural landscapes overlaid with layers of light and darkness, familiarity and strangeness, wonder and danger. Presented with passages that inspired them, along with poems, essays, and reflections, each art piece becomes an insight into what lies beyond words on a page and brings you to the meeting place between story and your own imagination. Photographed In locations including the UK, Austria, and Tunisia.
About the Artist
John Cockshaw is a painter/photographer and Tolkien enthusiast based in North Yorkshire. Cockshaw studied Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, earning an MA in Art and Design in 2003. As an artist and fan of Tolkien, he set out to create a collection of original artwork inspired by the extensive mythology of Middle-earth as found within The Lord of the Rings and the author’s wider writing.
His paintings have been exhibited in the North of England since 2007. He has also exhibited his Tolkien-inspired art at Oxonmoot, Sarehole Mill in Birmingham, with the Sociedad Tolkien Española, at HobbitCon in Germany and NazgulCon in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
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