By now you have likely seen the latest Thorin Oakenshield image from the iPad version of Entertainment Weekly magazine. I could not believe the beauty that is Richard Armitage as a Middle Earth dwarf! ♥ It looks like it could be all Richard Armitage’s own beard. I just want to stare at this new promo picture all the livelong day!
Again, I couldn’t help making a new graphic. Here’s your base image courtesy of RichardArmitageNet.Com:
Below is your wallpaper which you can click for full size:
This graphic went through several incarnations. I created a very complicated version but it didn’t have the right flow so I started over and kept simplifying. It’s impossible to improve upon the beauty of the subject but I had to fill in some space to make it wallpaper sized, LOL! My false starts took awhile but when I found one particular mountain image, everything moved quickly to the final draft.
Below are the component images for this composite:
I never thought a Middle Earth dwarf could have so much sex appeal. Peter Jackson is a genius for letting Richard Armitage shine through.
Are you going to purchase any Hobbit or Thorin-related merchandise such as action figures, jewelry replicas, Legos, etc? If so, which items will you buy? I want an Orcrist butter knife. ;)