Ted Nasmith is quite well know as an illustrator of Tolkien novels such as The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. His medium is primarily watercolors and gouache on illustration board. The results are full bodied paintings rich in color and emotion.
His site also presents other work (one can not be content with only Tolkien inspired works) including architectural renderings, automotive illustrations and other subjects.
If you enjoy Tolkien inspired artwork take a look at Ted Nasmith.