"A Cape Cod Boil"

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Falls of Nimrodel

"Falls of Nimrodel"
(5" x 7")
This painting was inspired by one of my favorite tales, "The Lord of the Rings". I used to read these books long before there was a movie to illustrate the story. I used to imagine everything from the ents to  sauron. So the Nimrodel was the name of the stream the company crossed on their way into the golden wood, Lothlorien. As they cross the water, the elves ask the hobbits if they can hear the song of Nimrodel in the falls and trickles of the stream. I imagined it something like this. (The story of Nimrodel is sad, but worth a read.)

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