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Marie-JoŽlle Bourque

"All that is gold does not glitter..." by Marie-JoŽlle Bourque

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Behold the Great, the Fabulous, the Unique Argorn, son of Arathorn! He's like the way I imagine him when I read the books Lord of the Rings (wich I did a few years before the movies, so that pic is not inspired by Mr Mortensen...). Aragorn is in the wild, sitting on a log around a little fire (use your imagination please, I'm so awfully bad in backgrounds >.<). He's ponding something...I don't know what. Did it in one of my math classes.


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11 Apr 2003:-) Bryan Eslava
Much better than the movie Aragorn. I like it alot.

:-) Marie-JoŽlle Bourque replies: "Thanks a lot! ^_^ Even tough I kinda like the way they made Aragorn in the movies (they could have do worse...)!"
19 May 200345 MÓrithil tilicho_cola@hot...com
ARAGOOOOOOOORN ! ^.^ I think he looks a little bit like Viggo Mortensen... *mmmmh* He's really cute. *Mmmh again*

Aredhel Galmaeg Ermith Lithorein ThÓrmith MÓrithil Nightear

:-) Marie-JoŽlle Bourque replies: "LOL! Well, I tried to make him NOT like Mortensen but thanks a lot, still! After all, mortensen is...cool (or somethin'...)"
18 Jul 200345 Lindsay B. Rockville
Its really good! I'm currently reading the second book, so i kinda imagine the people in the movie. Its a good pic of aragorn! Its probably how tolkien imagined him. Oh and you did a good job given that you were drawing it during math!

11 Marie-JoŽlle Bourque replies: "The second BOOK was my favoriiiiite! But I had the chance to read them before the movies come out so I had my own characters...Thanks a lot for your nice comment! ^_^"
10 Aug 200345 Alatariel
*Uses imagination*
Okay, he's carving a wooden goose.
I like this a lot! He looks very much like Aragorn- ungroomed, shut out from the rest of the world and quite roamer. How old is he supposed to be in this picture, though?

1 Marie-JoŽlle Bourque replies: "LOL! he sure is! When I did this picture, I was thinking of hie lonely years as a ranger, travelingalone in forests of Middle-Earth. I don't think I was thinking of a particular age for this one. One thing's sure11'll do a better Aragorn sooner in watercolors. I own him that,he so cool a charater!"
4 Sep 200345 Evellon
WOw...aragorn is one of my absolute favorite characters is Lotr!! i Love this piece its soooo goood!! and i love the title that is one of my favorite quotes!!
"All that is gold does not glitter. Not all who wander are lost." -J.R.R. Tolkien
what powerful words...great job!!

12 Marie-JoŽlle Bourque replies: "I really liked this poem (wrtitten by Bilbo) but I only know the next verses in French, lol! Thanks for your comment!!!"
5 Oct 200345 Galadriel
Its good! Notin better to say! Its good!
7 Oct 200345 TL
Oh, yes! Estel! He looks /very/ ranger-y and how I imagined him. (Was rather dissapointed in Mortensen...is too cute to be Aragorn. *grins*) Poor dear! Not knowing the full rhyme (in English, at least). Let's see...*retrieves book* Kee, here is:

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be the blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king."
-J.R.R. Tolkien, Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter: Strider)

Woosh, there you go! ^^

Jealous of your artistic talent,

~TL

3 Marie-JoŽlle Bourque replies: "AWESOME poem! GOsh, I like tolkien's work sooo MUCH! thanks a lot!"
7 Nov 200345 Hannah
hahahaha!! finally I find that I'm not the only one who draws during math!!Hooray!!lol, ya that's an awesome pic, good job!
Hannah
16 Nov 200345 Jonathan Mayer
Hey, you just told Natascha that this quote was from Bilbo Baggins. Which it isn't. Did you not know that? I don't mean to be condescending or anything, but... I mean, you even used it in the title for this pic! The poem was a prophecy about Aragorn, which Gandalf quoted with his letter to Frodo. Bilbo didn't even know Aragorn!

2 Marie-JoŽlle Bourque replies: "††LOL! No, don't worry 'bout that, no feeling's hurt at all ^_^ But, not having my FOTR book with me currently (some friend borrowed it), I have to insist that I do remember that, during the council of elrond, bilbo rises at some point to say that poem aloud and after, when sitting down again, saying to Frodo that it was his composition..."
13 Jan 200445 Anonymous
great pic! u r very talented!! and it's ok bout using my imagination, i had to use it all the time when trying to picture Elessar when i was reading the books ( i read them before seeing the movies, too) i'm glad u named it All that is gold does not glitter cuz what bilbo wrote i think really suits Elessar!
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'All that is gold does not glitter...':
 • Created by: :-) Marie-JoŽlle Bourque
 • Copyright: ©Marie-JoŽlle Bourque. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Aragorn, Hood, Lord, Rings, Strider
 • Categories: Man, Men, Book Illustration
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2003-04-05 02:04:08
 • Views: 739
 • Resolution: 286x700

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