Artists and Illustrations Included in This Record
Saruman's Coat of Arms
Sauron's Red Eye
Considers the fact that Tolkien rarely uses any but unadulterated basic color names (red, white, yellow, etc.) and gave unusually positive associations to neutral brown and grey. Also considers Tolkien’s use of color in character identity and heraldry, and traces some of this to literature Tolkien studied as a scholar, as well as his interest and abilities in graphic arts.
Miller, Miriam Y.
"The Green Sun: A Study of Color in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 7
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol7/iss4/1
Copyright held by Artist
Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021