So begins the earliest surviving ballad concerning the proud outlaw who shall forever be associated with Sherwood Forest (A Little Geste of Robin Hood and his Meiny).
LITHE and listen, Gentlemen, That be of free-born blood: I shall you tell of a good yeoman, His name was Robin Hood.
Once upon a time - nearly three years ago - I painted a small version of this minifigure. This is a much larger commission, brush-painted on a 50 cm square box canvas. The edges are painted Lincoln Green (well, a mixture of Phthalo Green and Lemon Yellow).
Acrylic on canvas, 50 x 50 cm