Taking the description from the text from the Hobbit of Bilbo’s first time seeing Esgaroth. The town not on shore but out on the lake constructed entirely of wood and stands upon wooden pillars sunk into the bed of the Long Lake, south of the Lonely Mountain and east of Mirkwood.
This piece is a mixture of 3D elements and some over painting in photoshop. I did this in about 3 long work days.
This piece was featured in 3D Artist Magazine June 2010 Issue #17