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Peter Xavier Price
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
Current Residence: London, UK.

Hi all, and welcome to my predominantly Tolkien-related site. To view my illustrations of Tolkien's saga in chronological order, please visit the following:

The Silmarillion-Unfinished Tales Gallery

The Lord of the Rings Gallery

I welcome commissions of all types (Tolkien-related; RPG games; characters/scenes from private creations; human and animal portraits, landscapes, etc.). Please send me a private message, or email me at, for more details.

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Errand-riders in the Night by peet
Errand-riders in the Night
'There was a silence again for a while. Then, 'What is that?' cried Pippin suddenly, clutching at Gandalf's cloak. 'Look! Fire, red fire! Are there dragons in this land? Look, there is another!'
For answer Gandalf cried aloud to his horse. 'On, Shadowfax! We must hasten. Time is short. See! The beacons of Gondor are alight, calling for aid. War is kindled. See, there is the fire on Amon Don, and flame on Eilenach; and there they go speeding west: Nardol, Erelas, Min-Rimmon, Calenhad, and the Halifirien on the borders of Rohan.'
But Shadowfax paused in his stride, slowing to a walk, and then he lifted up his head and neighed. And out of the darkness the answering neigh of other horses came; and presently the thudding of hoofs was heard, and three riders swept up and passed like flying ghosts in the moon and vanished into the West.'

JRR Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Book V, Chapter 1: Minas Tirith

Previous:  The Stairs of Cirith Ungol by peet   Next:  The Tower Hall of Denethor by peet

My entry for the NEVER SEEN BEFORE - contest.

Turambar by peet
'But when at last Túrin shook off the darkness, spring was returning; and he awoke and saw sun on the green buds. Then the courage of the House of Hador awoke in him also, and he arose, and said in his heart: "All my deeds and past days were dark and full of evil. But a new day is come. Here I will stay at peace, and renounce name and kin; and so I will put my shadow behind me, or at the least not lay it upon those that I love."
    Therefore he took a new name, calling himself Turambar, which in the High-elven speech signified Master of Doom; and he dwelt among the woodmen, and was loved by them, and he charged them to forget his name of old, and to count him as born in Brethil. Yet with the change of a name he could not change wholly his temper, nor wholly forget his old griefs against the servants of Morgoth; and he would go hunting the Orcs with a few of the same mind, though this was displeasing to Brandir. For he hoped rather to preserve his people by silence and secrecy.
"The Mormegil is no more," said he, "yet have a care lest the valour of Turambar bring a like vengeance on Brethil!"   
    Therefore Turambar laid his black sword by, and took it no more to battle, and wielded rather the bow and the spear. But he would not suffer the Orcs to use the Crossings of Teiglin or draw near the mound where Finduilas was laid. Haudh-en-Elleth it was named, the Mound of the Elfmaid, and soon the Orcs learned to dread that place, and shunned it.' 

JRR Tolkien: Unfinished Tales: NARN I HÎN HÚRIN
The Tale of the Children of Húrin

See the rest of the NARN I HÎN HÚRIN series here.

Previous:  Gwindor's Death by peet   Next:  Turambar finds Nienor on Haudh-en-Elleth by peet
A Captain That Men Would Follow by peet
A Captain That Men Would Follow
'Pippin pressed forward as they passed under the lamp beneath the gate-arch, and when he saw the pale face of Faramir he caught his breath. It was the face of one who has been assailed by a great fear or anguish, but has mastered it and now is quiet. Proud and grave he stood for a moment as he spoke to the guard, and Pippin gazing at him saw how closely he resembled his brother Boromir - whom Pippin had liked from the first, admiring the great man's lordly but kindly manner. Yet suddenly for Faramir his heart was strangely moved with a feeling that he had not known before. Here was one with an air of high nobility such as Aragorn at times revealed, less high perhaps, yet also less incalculable and remote: one of the Kings of Men born into a later time, but touched with the wisdom and sadness of the Elder Race. He knew now why Beregond spoke his name with love. He was a captain that men would follow, that he would follow, even under the shadow of the black wings.'

'Faramir!' he cried aloud with the others. 'Faramir!' And Faramir catching his strange voice among the clamour of the men of the City, turned and looked down at him and was amazed.'

JRR Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Book V, Chapter 4: The Siege of Gondor

Previous:  'Grim was his face...' by peet    Next:   The Ride of the Rohirrim by peet

Companion piece to A Man from the South

Anfauglith by peet
'Then suddenly Morgoth sent forth great rivers of flame that ran down swifter than Balrogs from Thangorodrim, and poured over all the plain; and the Mountains of Iron belched forth fires of many poisonous hues, and the fume of them stank upon the air, and was deadly. Thus Ard-galen perished, and fire devoured its grasses; and it became a burned and desolate waste, full of a choking dust, barren and lifeless. Thereafter its name was changed, and it was called Anfauglith, the Gasping Dust. Many charred bones had there their roofless grave; for many of the Noldor perished in that burning, who were caught by the running flame and could not fly to the hills.'

J.R.R Tolkien: The Silmarillion: Chapter 18: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin

Previous:  ... he wearied of the chase... by peet  Next:   Maedhros did deeds... by peet 
Isildur Healed by peet
Isildur Healed
'But Isildur came at last hardly back to Rómenna and delivered the fruit to the hands of Amandil, ere his strength failed him. Then the fruit was planted in secret, and it was blessed by Amandil; and a shoot arose from it and sprouted in the spring. But when its first leaf opened then Isildur, who had lain long and come near to death, arose and was troubled no more by his wounds.'

JRR Tolkien: The Silmarillion: AKALLEBÊTH: The Downfall of Númenór

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Orphydian Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist……



I would love to feature the above works in my freshly opened group.

I sent the requests. You have to confirm them.

You are also warmly invited to join.

peet Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy to accept - I've already joined and submitted a few more. Lovely club, many thanks :)
Orphydian Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
yes I already checked your gallery. We try to keep onyl the best material. I guess I cant accept the other Mormegil painting because it looks sharper than the old one who its a bit fade out. I love the drawing in the old one tough .

I cant accept the Fingolfin one because I decided to keep only the most complex scenes when comes to fantasy folder. This was meant primarily as a historical group so we try to focus on that and be more drastical when comes to Fantasy selection. Hope you u.nderstand
peet Featured By Owner 5 hours ago  Professional Traditional Artist
No worries - thanks for the invite. I'll be sure to submit if I paint any grand military battles/scenes.
Sabbelbina Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the :iconplusfav:
peet Featured By Owner 5 hours ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Welcome :)
cherry-foxy Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015  New member Student Digital Artist
omg you look like mark xD
Veronica-Art Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Professional General Artist
Peter, your gallery is simply amazing! You are so talented :clap:
peet Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
I thank you deeply :bow:
Veronica-Art Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you for existing and making such amazing art :heart:
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