Reinterpretation of Tolkien’s Fantastic Hobbit Home: Chris Guise’s Bonsai Artwork 1

Tolkien’s unbelievable hobbit house began from his tales, crammed with magic, epic acts of heroism, wizards, elves and different mystical characters that all the time represented an inexhaustible supply of inspiration for artists of all types. From writers to painters, designers and even architects who ended up constructing Hobbit-like homes exploring and feeding their creativeness, the phenomenon of belonging to a motion outlined by fantasy is extensively unfold and it continues to “contaminate” the brand new wave of artistic visionaries. Chris Guise, each an artist and a bonsai fanatic was additionally influenced by Tolkien’s fiction and created the Bag End Bonsai Trayscape. The unbelievable paintings is a reinterpretation (at a miniature scale) of the house of Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee.

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The artist explains step-by-step how he managed to place collectively this superb piece of dwelling paintings: “Not lengthy after I purchased this tree I carved a shari down the trunk, coated the sides with minimize paste and left it alone. After two years the sides had callused over properly. Not lengthy after I did it I determined that I want to hole out the trunk additional however by no means obtained spherical to it.The carving work was executed with a dremel, utilizing numerous small carving bits.”  Then, the home windows and doorways, the brickwork entrance, the fence and the hill, have been added. The artist spent eighty hours of intensive work recreating the flowery “Hobbitian” universe.

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