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Disturber of the Peace by BenWootten Disturber of the Peace by BenWootten
I was stoked to get the opportunity to relive some of my time on Lord of the Rings recently. I was asked to do this painting of Hobbiton, so while I am not working on the new film I did get to revisit the beautiful tranquil setting.

This is available as a print from Weta NZ, both in the shop (The Weta Cave) in Wellington and online through the Weta NZ site so please check it out. There is also an interview with myself to be found there as well as many other cool treats.

I really hope this painting captures the feel and nostalgia for you as it did you me as I painted it.
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Disturber of the Peace by *BenWootten

The suggester says, "Disturber of the Peace by *BenWootten is a stunning recreation of The Shire. I love the green layers and all the details that carefully have been placed in this nostalgic landscape." ( Suggested by brammoolenaar and Featured by WDWParksGal )
wolfanita Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014   General Artist
Every time I look at this, I just think with a wee touch of envy: That's so bloody beautiful! ;)
MaxDeFa Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
Hi Ben, here the paginated version of "Disturber of the Peace", from Terre di Confine Magazine no. 3:…
And here the readable/downloadable issue 3:…

Thank you!!!! +fav 
Miakhano Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014
Magnificient! Though I believe, it would be nice to add more difference in cold/warm hues to the picture to increase sense of volume.
beachelf Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
:iconwhiteroseplz: Beautiful
LotROLaurelin Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have a great skill in art and that shows on this illustration. Very well done; and greetings from the Laurelin server of The Lord of the Rings Online!

May you bring forth many more Tolkien-art.
BenWootten Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
That may be on the cards:)
Fire-Drake1223 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
this is a realy good one I like the look of pice and happyness in this picsure :D :D it reminds me of my favorid place in the world were I am always calm and happy just becus I am there I going to safe this pic in my pc just so I can look at it when Im feeling down :D :D 

sorry for thre bad eng... :)
BenWootten Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for your great feedback, I really appreciate you taking the time to write.
leia-cecile Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how the focus, or, Gandalf and Bilbos house isn't in the middle of the pic!
BenWootten Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
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