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The Barrow Wights, page 11 by rain-and-sunshine The Barrow Wights, page 11 by rain-and-sunshine
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this was created as an creative project assignment in a Literature of Fantasy course, and is based on Chapter 8 of The Fellowship of the Ring.

I wanted to try visualizing a scene that was not in the films. The Barrow Downs was always one of the places that I was sad did not make it into the Peter Jackson movie adaptation (although I understand why it was cut).

And, as much as I love the Peter Jackson FotR, one qualm I had was how much Frodo's role was cut down. We don't get to see him fight off the barrow wight, or stab the witch king, or face down the black riders at the Ford! So I wanted to show some of that aspect of the character a bit more here.

my design for Frodo is vaguely based off of Elijah Wood's Frodo I suppose, but not entirely. the one thing I consciously kept the same was the eyebrows.

I hope you enjoy!
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baxer12 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2017
Very nicely done, good interpretation of this scene :)
Iridescent012 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
This was awesome! :squee: and I agree! The movie didn't seem to have shown most of Frodo's heroisms 😟 What's worse is that I desperately wanted to see Elijah kick some real ass on screen! YOU HAD ONE CHANCE PJ! ONE CHANCE! That's why if ever I get to have a chance, I'd request a short film about the four hobbits' journey to Bree. But I doubt that would ever happen..
LimeGreenBunny Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That was awesome!!! The Barrow Downs is one part I REALLY wish they had in the movie. Now I really wont to read FotR again (probably for the 20th time :D)
Wild-Huntress Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great great work on this comic, I loved reading it !! :)
rain-and-sunshine Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Professional General Artist
thanks!! :D
EweLamb-Lover Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
bwah! That was awesome! I'm so glad that you posted this!! :iconhappytearsplz:
rain-and-sunshine Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Professional General Artist
thank you! <3 I'm glad you enjoyed it!
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