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Anke Katrin Eissmann

"The Dead Marshes" by Anke Katrin Eissmann

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Gollum laughed. 'The Dead Marshes, yes, yes: that is their names,' he cackled. 'You should not look in when the candles are lit.' 'Who are they? What are they?' asked Sam shuddering, turning to Frodo, who was now behind him. 'I don't know,' said Frodo in a dreamlike voice. 'But I have seen them too. In the pools when the candles were lit. They lie in all the pools, pale faces, deep deep under the dark water.'

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings: Book 4, Chapter 2: The Passage of the Marshes

30 Jun 200345 Moony (_!_)
to the anonymous above...have you even READ her bio? Pfft. ...
10 Aug 200345 Anonymous
This picture is so great. You really captured the relationship between Frodo and Sam. They have the best friendship ever. ..I never once had the idea of them being gay, not even in the movie. ..I also like the fact that you have Gollum sort of distant from the hobbits, you also seem to have captured his character very well.Thank you very much.
13 Nov 200345 Charlotte cox
Wwwwoooooooowwwwwwwwww!!!!This is amazing,the faces in the marsh are so realistic the way they seem to rise in the marsh.Its a great picThank you.
18 Nov 200345 Anonymous
The colours...very good.People go far to light and bright here often.

My main qualm is that the heads stick up too much-only my opinion though.But you're right.
1 Dec 200345 Becelf
Wow. Just...wow.
This scene almost made me cry when I read it - just how Sam's so loyal, it's beautiful. And I also get a bit annoyed when people mention they're 'in love'. Sam has this beautiful unconditional care for Frodo, and I think you've caught it! This pic took my heart, well done! Keep it up!
PS Your English is great!! (better than most of my australian friends!)Thank you.
22 Feb 200445 Jenna
holy sh!t..that is a GREAT picture..when i read that part in the book thats Excactly how i imagined it! wow..
*stares stunned then runs threw the marshes and falls in to join the ead ones and lights a little candle of her own..*
lol..im watching the movie with my labtop on my knees..i luv it! keep up the good work!Yes, that's how I have to watch DVD as well, because I lack a proper player.
16 Sep 200445 Merry Wanderer of the Night
This picture is amazing. The colors give it a very eerily-somber feel. It sounds really dumb, but my favorite part of the painting is the grass. It's just cool.It doesn't sound dumb, believe me. There are some paintings of mine that came into being because I wanted to draw plants or leaves in the first place 12
30 Jan 200545 Kel <star_sprite0101@yah...c
im late on my comments, oh well, i LOVE it, no one i know has ever wanted to draw the dead marshes, You have pulled the feel of it into a painting quite nicely.
2 Jun 2006:-) Kat Minty
Now this is incredible. Everytime I read this part, I got chills up my spine... this is quite the horrifying scene, and you've captured it beautifully! The only other that chilled me more was the Barrow Wight.. a scene quickly forgotten by most.

LOVELY! I adore your work, your watercolour skills are fantastic! And I find your depiction of Faramir incredible: he's really beautiful, and you've captured him perfectly!
10 Oct 201045 Anon.
Do you know what I’d give to have your watercolor skills? I can’t think of anything that would be enough.
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'The Dead Marshes':
 • Created by: :-) Anke Katrin Eissmann
 • Copyright: ©Anke Katrin Eissmann. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Dead, Frodo, Ghost, Gollum, Hobbit, Lord, Marshes, Ring, Sam, Smeagol, Tolkien, Watercolour
 • Techniques: Watercolour
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
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 • Resolution: 526x700

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