So tumblr found this again (should I start my own?). Love your comments, guys, but I don't have time to respond to every single one. ;[
Please accept my <3 and apologies if I don't respond to your comment, I'm truly thankful for everyone swinging by and sharing their thoughts.
Updated the text arrangement because it was confusing to read and why didn't I catch it earlier?
I was inspired after discussing my Dis (Fili's and Kili's mum) painting with
Tried to experiment here with lettering - different styles for different 'accents' of each character's native tongue, if you will. Also hands. Drawing someone braiding hair is pretty good finger/hand practice. As well as confusing and difficult.
For those curious to see my beardy Dis: