John Howe: The Hobbit: Concept Artist
John Howe has been based in New Zealand since 2009 working alongside Alan Lee as one of the conceptal artists for Peter Jackson’s long awaited three-part film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. The first film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has now been released. John also worked on Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy and he has been synonymous with Tolkien’s fantasy works throughout his long career, illustrating most of his books.