I really thought the other uploaded version of this didn't do the main scene justice. Here's a bigger version. First semester of college, I signed up for a seminar entitled "Discovering Tolkien's Middle Earth". As the final project, we were given the choice of either a ten-page research paper (ugh), or a "creative project" that displayed analysis of any of tolkien's works through art, story, or song. I took this as a perfect opportunity to get back into painting (I'd been in 3D design, and the lack of drawing and painting was beginning to make me crazy). For those who don't recognize it immediately, I chose a scene from The Silmarillion, when Fingon rescues Maedhros from Thangorodrim. Maedhros is hanging by a shackle on his right hand, and Fingon must cut Maedhros' hand off in order to save him.