I chose a scene from J.R.R Tolkien's Fellowship of the Ring in which Gandalf and Frodo, after a long and terrifying talk about the One Ring, discover Sam eavesdropping outside of Bag End. This scene called to me because it sort of captures what all of Lord of the Rings is about: a big, dark, heavy thing being lightened by the heart and cheer of some hobbits. Also, Sam <3
Brainstorming / thumbnails
It took me a couple rounds of thumbnails to figure out the flow of things, and even then I ended up adding the second page in at the last minute!
Finals, done in drawing ink & brush on watercolor paper
This was such a fun project! I can already see a thousand things to improve, but there's only one way to do that. I'm gonna keep going in Lord of the Rings, and see what happens.