This pencil drawing of Colonel Tom Moore is being raffled off for the NHS in Sheffield

A Sheffield tattoo artist has created a pencil drawing of a young Colonel Tom Moore, which he now hopes to raffle off in support of the NHS.

Sunday, 3rd May 2020, 4:14 pm
Updated Sunday, 3rd May 2020, 4:16 pm

Rob Bates, who owns Ink Surgery in Aston, took about three hours to create the drawing of NHS hero Tom Moore, aged 100 - who recently raised over £30m for the health service.

“I do quite a lot of commissions, and people kept asking me about doing a drawing of Tom,” said ther 36-year-old artist, who lives in Worskop.

“I’ve seen quite a lot of pictures at the moment that people have made, showing him as he is now, but I thought it would be cool to show him as he was when he was younger.

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A Sheffield tattoo artist has created a pencil drawing of a young Colonel Tom Moore, which he now hopes to raffle off in support of the NHS.

“I always had a raffle in mind for the end drawing, as I hope to raise £500 to donate to his appeal.”

Raffle tickets are available from Rob’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/inksurgerytattoostudio at £5 each.