Art Inspired by The Hobbit

Artwork based on The Hobbit (book or film).  Considering the main focus of my site, you will find more dwarf-related art than otherwise.

  • For fan-made costumes, replicas, and accessories please visit the Dwarf Costuming page.

If the artist has a site of their own, I have linked the image to it (where descriptions and more info can usually be found).  If they have no other public site, then I’ve linked directly to a full-size image, and included any descriptions next to it.

A note on usage:
-Please contact the individual artists before re-posting their drawings on another site (most pictures link to their pages or email).  I’m sure many would be pleased to share, but folks like to know you appreciate their talents, so be kind and ask.

Fan Art and Graphics


  • The Tolkien Art of Turner Mohan (Thorin Oakenshield, Balin and Bilbo, and Dain Ironfoot)

     


  • Thorin Oakenshield – by Tosmo


  • Thorin –  by JackofBlades, from The Gnomon Workshop

Thorin by Jack of Blades

“My Thorin is based on the description from the Hobbit,
the armour is inspired by the Lord of the Rings films.
This was a fun piece to work on and one of my personal
bests. He wields the elf blade ‘Orcrist’.”


Thorin Oakenshield Concept by Ipranawake


  • King Thorin – by Parpica from The Gnomon Workshop:

King Thorin

“I want him to look charismatic like a king, and strong like a warrior.”


  • Thoughtful Thorin – by Peaceman from the Gnomon Workshop:

Thoughtful Thorin by Peaceman
“Sometimes, in the cold, frosty winter nights up in the mountains, the
restless warrior Thorin Oakenshield walks a few feet away from his
companions and the fires to smoke the pipe on his own. It’s these silent,
lonely nights when Thorin gets thoughtful, remembering old friends and
ancestors lost long ago in the endless days of battle…”


Thorin by Lammakian

“I was just a kid when I first read The Hobbit and the thing that shocked
me the most back then, was how Thorin behaved after Smaug was defeated.
(Yep, Smaug is supposed to be a red dragon, but that’s him over there)
He was being consumed by greed. In my mind, I associated that with what
Tolkien calls “the dragon sickness” (at the end of the book), and I wanted
to depict that simple idea.”




  • Thorin Oakenshield and the Arkenstone – by Tcrfelton


  • Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield – by DarkJackal

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  • The Hobbit: Thorin Oakenshield Vs. Three Trolls – by NilRecurring


  • Richard Armitage as Thorin – by Hedgeypig

  


     


  • Thorin Oakenshield and Bilbo – by jos2507

     

        


  • Thorin Oakenshield – by dtran

Thorin Oakenshield by dtran


Thorin by elfedward


  • Dwarves at the Prancing Pony – by Bigeggs


  • Kili of the House of Durin – by Devsash


  • Thorin’s Last Supper, and Dwalin and Balin – by adlpictures

     


Thorin Oakenshield by Amanda Tolleson



  • Thorin Oakenshield, King Under the Mountain, and Thranduil and Thorin – by Oakenshield89

Thorin Oakenshield, King under the Mountain, by Oakenshield89  


  • Thorin Oakenshield, and Kili – by Xanthe93

  


  • Concept of Dain on a Boar – by Kjeevah (photomanip combining dwarf artwork from White Dwarf, and war boar from Hugh Jamieson)



  • Thorin and Orcrist, and Far Over the Misty Mountains – by Felt-heart

  



  • Members of the Company – by Artsy50

                                   







  • Thorin sketch, and Fili portrait – by Euclase

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  • Gollum – by Dermot Troy (dermottroy@live.ie)

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  • King Under the Mountain, and A Wizard is Never Late – by Pau-Norontaus

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  • Thorin and Company, Thror Son of Dain, and Azog the Defiler – by Art-Calavera

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  • Thorin Oakenshield – by Pulvis

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  • Thorin Oakenshield – by Baricka

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  • Thorin Oakenshield’s Tattoos – by 11syphuama

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  • “Oakenshield”, and “What are all these Dwarves Doing in my House?” – by Ramida-r

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  • “Thror, King Under the Mountain”, “Durin’s Day” (Thror and Girion), and “Balin, son of Fundin” – by Oznerol-1516

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  • Dwarves (Thorin, Dis and her boys) – by Oikeus

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  • Gandalf – by Kole

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  • Fangirl reactions to Hot Dwarves – by Teanna

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Thorin by Ingrid