Gregory Hildebrandt Jr., son and nephew of internationally renowned artists Greg and Tim Hildebrandt participated in and witnessed the creation of the best selling Tolkien calendars. Gregory shares his recollection of the creation of this art from the very first sketch to the completion of the fifty-four original paintings. This beautifully illustrated book includes all of the art from the 1976, 1977, and 1978 The Lord of the Rings calendars originally created for Ballantine Books. Also included are concept sketches, posing photos, commissions, and new works by Greg Hildebrandt.
About the author: Gregory Hildebrandt Jr. is a screenwriter, novelist, and has worked in the film industry. He is presently working on a new screenplay and graphic novel with his father, Greg.