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[[Image:Alan Lee (Greg Martin Photography).jpg|thumb|right|200px|Image of ''Alan Lee'' courtesy of [http://www.gregmartinphoto.com/ Greg Martin Photgraphy]]]
 
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British artist '''Alan Lee''' (born 1947) has illustrated numerous Tolkien Calendars as well as books. Lee and [[John Howe]] were the lead conceptual designers for [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].
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British artist '''Alan Lee''' (born [[August 20]], [[1947]]) has illustrated numerous Tolkien Calendars as well as books. Lee and [[John Howe]] were the lead conceptual designers for [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].
  
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==Cameos==
 
Lee has two cameos in Peter Jackson's movies: he appears as one of the nine [[Nazgûl|Kings of Men]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring|The Fellowship of the Ring]], and as a man of [[Rohan]] at the [[Hornburg]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers|The Two Towers]].
 
Lee has two cameos in Peter Jackson's movies: he appears as one of the nine [[Nazgûl|Kings of Men]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring|The Fellowship of the Ring]], and as a man of [[Rohan]] at the [[Hornburg]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers|The Two Towers]].
  
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* [[The Children of Hurin]] (2007)
 
* [[The Children of Hurin]] (2007)
 
* [[The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook]] (2005)
 
* [[The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook]] (2005)
* [[Realms of Tolkien: Images of Middle-earth]]
 
 
* [[The Hobbit]] (1997)
 
* [[The Hobbit]] (1997)
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* [[Realms of Tolkien|Realms of Tolkien: Images of Middle-earth]] (1996)
 
* [[Tolkien's Ring]] (1994)
 
* [[Tolkien's Ring]] (1994)
 
* [[The Return of the King]] (1992)
 
* [[The Return of the King]] (1992)
 
* [[The Two Towers]] (1992)
 
* [[The Two Towers]] (1992)
 
* [[The Fellowship of the Ring]] (1992)
 
* [[The Fellowship of the Ring]] (1992)
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* [[Tolkien's World; Paintings of Middle-earth]] (1992)
 
* [[The Lord of the Rings]] (1991)
 
* [[The Lord of the Rings]] (1991)
  
 
==Calendars==
 
==Calendars==
* The Children of Hurin Calendar (2008)
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* The Children of Húrin Calendar (2008)
 
* The Lord of the Rings Calendar (2007)
 
* The Lord of the Rings Calendar (2007)
 
* The Tolkien Calendar (1993)
 
* The Tolkien Calendar (1993)
  
==Poster collections==
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==Awards==
 
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===Artwork===
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* [[October 29]]-[[September 1]], [[1998]] - [http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/1998.html World Fantasy Award], Best Artist.
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===[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]===
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* [[January 7]], [[2002]] - [http://www.nbrmp.org/ NBR Award], Best Production Design/Art Direction (shared with [[Grant Major]], Joe Bleakley, [[Dan Hennah]], Philip Ivey, Rob Outterside, Mark Robins, Tanea Chapman, Victoria McKenzie)
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===[[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers]]===
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* [[February 19]], [[2003]] - [http://www.vesawards.com/ VES Award], Best Effects Art Direction in a Motion Picture (shared with [[Jeremy Bennett]], [[Christian Rivers]] and [[Gino Acevedo]])
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===[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]===
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* [[February 29]], [[2004]] - [http://www.oscars.org/ Academy Award], Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (shared with Grant Major and Dan Hennah)
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* [[2004]], [http://pressacademy.com/ Golden Sattelite Award], Best Art Direction (shared with see previous)
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[:Category:Images by Alan Lee|Images by Alan Lee]]
 
* [[:Category:Images by Alan Lee|Images by Alan Lee]]
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* [http://www.bordersstores.com/features/feature.jsp?file=leealan Tolkien's Vision: Artist Alan Lee on Bringing The Lord of the Rings to Film]
 
* [http://www.bordersstores.com/features/feature.jsp?file=leealan Tolkien's Vision: Artist Alan Lee on Bringing The Lord of the Rings to Film]
 
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/devon/content/articles/2006/01/23/alan_lee_feature.shtml Lord of the Drawings]
 
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/devon/content/articles/2006/01/23/alan_lee_feature.shtml Lord of the Drawings]
* [http://www.herenistarion.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37&Itemid=33 An Interview with Alan Lee (Heren Istarion)]
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* [http://www.herenistarion.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37&Itemid=33 Interview (Heren Istarion)]
* [http://www.theonering.net/perl/newsview/8/1102896338 Interview at TheOneRing.net]
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* [http://www.theonering.net/perl/newsview/8/1102896338 Interview (TheOneRing.net)]
* [http://einsiders.com/features/interviews/alanlee.php An Interview with Alan Lee (Entertainment Insiders)]
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* [http://einsiders.com/features/interviews/alanlee.php Interview (Entertainment Insiders)]
 
* [http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=18983 Interview with Alan Lee (AintItCoolNews.com)]
 
* [http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=18983 Interview with Alan Lee (AintItCoolNews.com)]
  
 
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Revision as of 08:41, 30 May 2008

British artist Alan Lee (born August 20, 1947) has illustrated numerous Tolkien Calendars as well as books. Lee and John Howe were the lead conceptual designers for Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.

Contents

Cameos

Lee has two cameos in Peter Jackson's movies: he appears as one of the nine Kings of Men in The Fellowship of the Ring, and as a man of Rohan at the Hornburg in The Two Towers.

Books

Calendars

  • The Children of Húrin Calendar (2008)
  • The Lord of the Rings Calendar (2007)
  • The Tolkien Calendar (1993)

Awards

Artwork

Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring

Peter Jackson's The Two Towers

Peter Jackson's The Return of the King

See also

External Links

Interviews