bowlerhatwhale:

I’m almost too late for Week One of The Silmarillion Read-Along, but this is a little doodle of how I picture Yavanna. Though the Valar seem graceful and ethereal, I imagine Yavanna to also be full of energy and joy as she fills Middle-Earth with trees and flowers.

Love this

bowlerhatwhale:

I’m almost too late for Week One of The Silmarillion Read-Along, but this is a little doodle of how I picture Yavanna. Though the Valar seem graceful and ethereal, I imagine Yavanna to also be full of energy and joy as she fills Middle-Earth with trees and flowers.

Love this

(via teamainur)

On choirs, mortal and divine

beradan:

I haven’t read The Silmarillion in years, so I’m looking forward to picking up on new things with this reading. I’m already wondering about something I wouldn’t have noticed a few years ago.

I think Tolkien must have been in a choir at some point.

Why? Because the description of…

So accurate! I’m an alto and it’s horrible when you get that feeling of going wrong. Like the world is ending.