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Julie Raymond

"Shire of the Shire" by Julie Raymond

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He's a shire who lives in the Shire, of course! Who knows why hobbits would have such a huge horse, or where they got him, but they love him all the same. He's sort of like their mascot, a pampered gentle giant who especially loves the little ones. Watercolor and colored pencil. I forgot to make their little feet hairy. Ooops. Maybe I'll fix that later.

20 Jul 200645 Laurel
How the heck did she get up there?!
16 Aug 200645 Liz mallia
I know how the little hobbit got up there2 Wait for the horse to put its neck down, stand sorta astride the neck and slide down on to his back
28 Sep 200645 Anon.
That's one suggestion. Another way for the hobbit to get up on the horse's back would be to climb up the leg like it's a tree trunk or something. ^_^

By the way, very nice picture. 2
21 Nov 2006:-) Samantha 'Clementine' Wilder
Im jealous of your command of colors and texture....Extremely jelous!!!! .... The only picking i am gonna do is say that the head is a little too small for a draft....Beautiful otherwise....Love it

*slinks away muttering "talented people.....Im jealous...Darn it..." to herself*
5 Jan 2007:-) Barbara J. Wickham
Oh oh. Now you've gone and brought out the horse freak in me. *lol* I love, love, love draft horses and this one is gorgeous. Those highlights on his silken coat are just downright delicious!

Actually, having a Shire in the Shire might be very handy. Just think of all the little hobbit stuff he'd be able to carry with no problem, including a bushel of little'uns on his strong back. Whee! Besides, Shires have bottomless appetites and abundant hair on their feet too so they would be right at home amongst hobbits. 1
6 Mar 2007:-) David N Chmelik
I like all your creatures, even this (real) one. Watercolour + coloured pencil is such fun...

:-) Julie Raymond replies: "Thank you! Watercolor and colored pencil are my favorite materials to work with. Even better together!"
8 Dec 2008:-) Lydia stephanie Barker
wow...i love the horse
30 Jan 200945 Ada
te konie sa ekstra
18 Feb 200945 Anon.
So...cute...*cries and misses the shire*
27 Dec 2009:-) Thorn luellen blackheart
nice but the head is a bit off but all round its a good pic10
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'Shire of the Shire':
 • Created by: :-) Julie Raymond
 • Copyright: ©Julie Raymond. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Bay, Children, Hobbit, Hobbits, Horse, Shire
 • Categories: Landscape, Nature, Panoramic, Normal Animals (Cats, horses, fish, etc), Hobbits/Halflings
 • Techniques: Coloured Pencils, Watercolour
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2004-09-17 19:18:25
 • Views: 11325
 • Resolution: 785x598

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