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Re: Dan Reeve's Answers - The Sceptre of Annuminas?

Urambo Tauro
Rivendell


Feb 16 2008, 9:16pm


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My question:
> I noticed you designed the Elven telescope. Where there other things you
> designed for the movie beyond the calligraphy pieces?


Daniel:
There were a couple of other things for Rivendell, which I designed along the telescope, all in the same week. There was the Sceptre of Annuminas, which was made, and the Calendar of Imladris, which wasn't. This was an intricate 3-dimensional calendar, like a tree, from which all the days of the year hung like glittering leaves, and dropped, one by one, to the "floor" of the structure, bordering which was a kind of freize depicting the appropriate constellations for that time of year. It was very cool, but we ran out of time to make it.

The telescope was really neat, too, and would have worked in reality, with the sliding middle lens. The guy who built it to my design realised this, and made sure the equatorial mount could move, etc, so that Elrond could track the movements of the heavens. And because Middle Earth would have had no light pollution, I left the lens system free of an enclosing barrel - much more elegant and elvish that way!



Is there anywhere a picture of the Sceptre of Annuminas? Can it be seen in the film, in the background or something? All this time I thought It was left out completely....
Now that I know it was actually made-- how/where can I see it?


And, this may be a shot in the dark-- Since the sceptre was made, does the Elessar also exist? Again, I thought it was left out completely, but it's worth a shot. Was it made? I have seen an illustration of it by John Howe, but I'm not sure if it is related to the film. There really aren't many artist's renderings of the Elessar out there.


(This post was edited by Urambo Tauro on Feb 16 2008, 9:21pm)

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Movie Tech. Disc. 5 - Building Middle-earth: Props OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 8 2008, 10:54am
    Daniel Reeve OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 8 2008, 11:00am
        This would have to be ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 8 2008, 2:55pm
            Wonderful Starling Send a private message to Starling Feb 8 2008, 7:33pm
            Your calligraphy… OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 8 2008, 10:11pm
            I hadn't realised that Arwen Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Feb 9 2008, 12:49am
                Arwen drops the book FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Feb 9 2008, 4:09pm
            Your calligraphy is beautiful! Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 11 2008, 6:42pm
        I sent Daniel an email about his work on LOTR AND he replied!!! ... answers inside ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 9 2008, 11:37am
            Oh wow! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 9 2008, 1:45pm
                Even better ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 9 2008, 4:03pm
                    More to come? Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 9 2008, 6:13pm
                        Theres another thread added from Daniels response ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 5:05am
                    Way to go, Elven! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 9 2008, 8:05pm
                        Make that three copies // Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 9 2008, 8:10pm
                            Please... OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 9 2008, 8:22pm
                                Speaking of Daniel entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Feb 9 2008, 8:28pm
                                    Bwaha! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 3:31am
                                    Thanks! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 10 2008, 7:37am
                                        You'll be glad you did Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 11 2008, 6:50pm
                                We'll need a few then ... :D Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 5:11am
                                    And one book to rule them all? OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 2:45pm
                                        Fimo transfer ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 3:59pm
                                            A few accidents too much Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 10 2008, 4:34pm
                                                LOL! // OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 6:10pm
                                            That makes sense. OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 6:09pm
                                            Brings back memories Starling Send a private message to Starling Feb 11 2008, 6:52am
                                FOUR!!! Please *twitch* // grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 14 2008, 3:40pm
                        Great thread, Ohiohobbit and Elven! Lily Fairbairn Send a private message to Lily Fairbairn Feb 10 2008, 3:58pm
                            Oh wow Lily!! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 4:07pm
                                The sketching tour Lily Fairbairn Send a private message to Lily Fairbairn Feb 10 2008, 4:54pm
                            Wow! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 10 2008, 4:38pm
                            WOW from me too. OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 6:13pm
                    *jumps up and down in geeky fashion* Starling Send a private message to Starling Feb 9 2008, 11:52pm
            *shiver* I've been reading through grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 14 2008, 3:32pm
        Daniel Reeves answers the question relating to "the individual styling of the fonts" .... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 4:44am
            Such great behind-the-scenes detail! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 2:40pm
        Daniel Reeves answers the question relating to the writings of Rohan ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 9:06am
            Gondor writing style ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 11:46am
                Thanks for finding those entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Feb 10 2008, 12:25pm
                    I sooo agree!! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 1:09pm
                Beautiful maps all Earl Send a private message to Earl Feb 11 2008, 6:25am
                    Ooo Great! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 11 2008, 11:47am
                        My Maps Earl Send a private message to Earl Feb 12 2008, 7:01am
                            I just missed the edit time window. Sorry for the extra post. Earl Send a private message to Earl Feb 12 2008, 7:22am
                            Great work, Earl! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 12 2008, 7:44am
                            Awesome Earl!! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 12 2008, 11:07am
                                Thanks Earl Send a private message to Earl Feb 12 2008, 11:27am
                            That's terrific! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 12 2008, 11:05pm
            The Death Warrant. OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 2:43pm
                Ah! You made me think about something ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 3:41pm
                    That is all perfectly logical. // OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 6:15pm
        Daniel Reeve... Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Feb 10 2008, 6:41pm
            Now *that* is wicked. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Feb 10 2008, 6:48pm
            Oh gosh!! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 10 2008, 7:03pm
            That is amazing! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 10 2008, 10:04pm
            Wow! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 11 2008, 6:28am
                Yep! Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Feb 11 2008, 7:53am
        Daniel Reeve answers the question regarding other things he designed for ME - like the Calender of Imladris! ..The Red Book .. His own Book and more .... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 11 2008, 8:13pm
            Daniel is great! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 11 2008, 11:26pm
            I have got to... OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 11 2008, 11:57pm
            Where to begin? OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 12 2008, 11:18am
                Great thoughts! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 13 2008, 3:03pm
            I want a Calander of Imladris! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 13 2008, 11:36am
                Oh yes Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 13 2008, 1:13pm
            Re: Dan Reeve's Answers - The Sceptre of Annuminas? Urambo Tauro Send a private message to Urambo Tauro Feb 16 2008, 9:16pm
        A random piece of parchment! Arwen's daughter Send a private message to Arwen's daughter Feb 11 2008, 9:56pm
            Cool! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 12 2008, 12:03am
            A perfect place to put this! Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 13 2008, 3:18pm
        This lovely man grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 13 2008, 12:58am
            Thankyou gramma ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Feb 13 2008, 3:22pm
            Well said gramma. // OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 13 2008, 6:32pm
    Weta OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 8 2008, 11:16am
    Swords OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 8 2008, 11:35am
    Beam me up Scotty! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 8 2008, 11:39am
        Fascinating! Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 11 2008, 6:55pm
            I was really surprised... OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 11 2008, 11:55pm
    Re: Movie Tech. #5 - Props Urambo Tauro Send a private message to Urambo Tauro Feb 10 2008, 8:57pm
        And there’s so much more... OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 11 2008, 12:11am
    When props are successful no one ever notices them Arwen's daughter Send a private message to Arwen's daughter Feb 10 2008, 9:34pm
        A lifetime looking at all of the props OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 11 2008, 12:13am
            I once saw a Star Trek props warehouse Arwen's daughter Send a private message to Arwen's daughter Feb 12 2008, 9:01pm
                ...an hour or two in the LOTR warehouse. OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 12 2008, 11:20pm
                    Only one or two? Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 13 2008, 5:56am
                        I know what you mean. OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 13 2008, 6:31pm
        Yes, that's what I said from the beginning Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 11 2008, 6:16am
    Now I've done it! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 11 2008, 6:24am
        The Frodo Franchise... OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 12 2008, 12:00am
            It may take a bit Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 12 2008, 12:12am
                That's O.K.... OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 12 2008, 12:16am
    well, I am just glad you don't give homework in this class... weaver Send a private message to weaver Feb 11 2008, 7:20pm
        WEAVER!!! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 11 2008, 11:51pm
    Oh geez... my favourite prop? grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 13 2008, 12:10am
        No hesitation at all! OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 13 2008, 6:33pm
            Just wondering Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Feb 14 2008, 7:35am
                If you think of the movies... OhioHobbit Send a private message to OhioHobbit Feb 14 2008, 10:56am

 
 
 

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