Arthur Rackham was a great illustrator in the early His creative fantasy drawings have inspired artists and filmmakers ever since. His fairies, elves, and tree figures are my favorites. Other of Rackham's illustrations:
Middle-earth: "Treebeard," by Suzanne-Helmigh. "You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say.