Competition: The Hobbit – Smaug Artwork

Hobbit Art and DesignJPG

Smaug is an incredible and mysterious character, his sleep and anger equally frightful. J.R.R. Tolkien described and illustrated the dragon with awe-inspiring words and artworks.

Now it’s your turn to create your version of Smaug, as you imagined it when you first read J.R.R. Tolkien’s descriptions.

Illustrators, designers, Hobbit fans of all ages – anyone can enter the competition and submit their Smaug’s artworks to win a fantastic grand prize!

‘‘There he lay, a vast red-golden dragon, fast asleep; a thrumming came from his jaws and nostrils, and wisps of smoke, but his fires were low in slumber. Beneath him, under all his limbs, his huge coiled tail, and about him on all sides stretching away across the unseen floors, lay countless piles of precious things, gold wrought and unwrought, gems and jewels, and silver red-stained in the ruddy light. Smaug lay, with wings folded like an immeasurable bat…’’

Upload your Smaug Artwork here to be in with a chance of winning a copy of your illustrastion mounted on a quality canvas along with a collection of Hobbit books.

Ten runners-up will have the chance to win an exclusive, deluxe print of their artworks. What are you waiting for? Get scribbling!

Get ready to the movie release and re-read the Hobbit today! A selection of movie books will be published on the 7th November! Visit to find out more.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is out in cinemas on the 13th December.

Author: James Sterling

Associate Editor (Game) for PopBucket, avid gamer and educating folks about the Wilhelm Scream since '98. Show him some word-love.

Share This Post On
Read previous post:
Doctor Who actor joins cast of Infinite