All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
Not only is Tolkien (in my opinion) the greatest writer of all time, but he is also an amazing artist. Tolkien believed us all to be “sub-creators”, having the internal drive to be like our creator, we sub-create. This was something that was visible in all aspects of his life. Though painting and illustrating may not be what he was well known for, he is surely well deserving of artistic admiration. Here are some examples….