The Lord of the Rings novels by J.R.R "Orc-in Man" Tolkien

In my head, the Ringwraiths wore orcskin boots.

They were pretty fly for some dead guys!

Anyway, the Ringwraiths weren't always scary bad-asses. In their former lives, they were "entrusted" with the seven Rings of Power that were given to mankind. Who would have thought that the power would corrupt them? Sauron, of course.

If you killed one, he'd spawn back to "life" in Mordor. His ride, however, would stay dead. So eventually, after their horses were killed, flying creatures were procured to help the evil war effort. Go, team, go!

I want those boots.

Here's what it looks like scanned straight from my moleskine:


raindog said...

first things first ... lmao @ orc-in man. saved the best for last did we. still loving the moleskine sketches. bravo! (i'm applauding ... you just can't see it.)

Burt said...

Hahaha, thanks for catching that pun! Glad you approve of this direction for the sketches. That moleskine was about $20 so I'm going to have to make the most out of it, haha.

Denise Gallagher said...

Hey Burt!
I really like the Ringwraith and Gollum together. I love the movement and the expression in Gollum's eye!
Great work!


Anonymous said...

Love the expression... and the quick style you have
:) very nice blog, thanks for sharing