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Northumberland transformed into Middle Earth

Many Lord of the Rings enthusiasts simply collect memorabilia.

But artist John Cockshaw, from Ripon, is creating a whole new collection of artwork inspired by the trilogy.

The artist at work Credit: ITV

Using advanced computer technology, he's used unusual items from around the region, transforming them into landmarks from the books.

In one piece, a discarded piece of metal he photographed on a beach is transformed into Saraman's Two Towers.

A composition by John Cockshaw Credit: John Cockshaw

You can see our interview with artist John Cockshaw below.