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Archives - December 2005

Interview: Alan Lee, author of The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook

Dec 16, 2005

December 16, 2005

Artist and conceptual designer Alan Lee played a major role in bringing Middle Earth to life in Peter Jackson's big screen adaptations of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. In his latest endeavor, THE LORD OF THE RINGS SKETCHBOOK, he recounts his experiences on this monumental project and details how his ideas progressed from their original concepts to finished art.'s contributing writer Stephen Hubbard interviewed Lee about his interest in art and architecture, and how he combined his knowledge of these subjects with historical background information and his own imagination in his renderings of Tolkien's famous settings.

Interview: Lisa Grunwald, author of Women's Letters: America From the Revolutionary War to the Present

Dec 7, 2005's Carol Fitzgerald and Jennifer Krieger interviewed Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J.