The Tolkster is an original fine-art six-month project, and is not a photo manipulation (the concentrated labor-intense project consumed an average of eight hours a day for more than six months of the artist's life). The Tolkster
- the enchanting fine art portrait of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, the Lord of the Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien, by Douglas Christian Larsen in Virtual Shattered Glass. The Tolkster, Homage to the Genius J.R.R. Tolkien.