Blimey, where is the summer going? August is upon us already, but at least that means it’s time for Robin Hood Festival 2015(3rd-9th August, Sherwood Forest Country Park – where else?) When I was a kid, I wasn’t bothered about Superman or Batman. Nope, Robin Hood was my tight-wearing hero of choice. Here’s a few character sketches I did for my own amusement a little while back. And herein lies a merry tale of the magical powers of Ye Olde Interweb. Read on…

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Not long after posting these on my blog, I received an email from a nice lady in Nottingham, asking if she could use the characters on some Robin Hood souvenirs. They’re now available from robinhoodgifts.co.uk and Nottingham Castle no less! I’m delighted that Robin and the gang are having a life outside of my sketchbook. The wonders of the internet eh? And I thought it was just for amusing cat videos and angry teenagers…

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